When it comes to travel, less is definitely more. This is why multi-useful items are a Godsend, allowing you to bring less but do more in the location of your choice. For the travel bunnies out there, here are the top 10 gadgets you’d want to bring with you next time you go on an adventure.
10 – iPad or Tablet
iPad or Tablet
Wonderfully convenient, any tablet will provide you with all the perks of a laptop without the bulky weight. Instead of brining books, you can easily download e-books… Yeah! hundreds of them. You can load it up with games and use it to search holes in the wall of your travel city.
9 – GPS
GPS Tracker by Surrey County Council via Flickr
Never lose sight of where you’re going again with an excellent GPS tracker. This is perfect if you’re thinking about renting your own car and just winging it through a new city.
8 – Wi-Fi Hotspot or Pocket Wifi
Smart Bro Pocket Wifi Bundle
Apple now has a product that you can discreetly plug into a socket for instant Wi-Fi connection. There are also pocket Wi-Fi devices that lets you surf without incurring massive data charges. If you are based in the Philippines, SMART offers fast internet connection and you can bundle it with a pocket wifi of your choice. visit Smart Bro Turbo Plans page for more details.
7 – Item Finder
Tile Item Finder photo by https://www.thetileapp.com/
There are several models out in the market today, but they all basically work the same way. You attach a small lock or tag or sticker to your bag/keys/passport and synch it with your mobile phone. With this, you can always track where the item is – ensuring you’ll never lose anything while on travel.
6 – Language Translation Device or App
Language Translation Device
If you’re traveling out of the country, this is the device you want. Just speak into the device, push a button and have the words translated for you in audio. It works in reverse so a local can speak into the device and translate it back to your own language.
5 – Solar Power Kit
Solar Power Charger
Trekking, camping, or cross country biking – a solar power kit becomes invaluable. Look for something that offers light and has a port for charging your electronics.
4 – Camera
Cameras, of course, are top priority during travel. You can take a DSLR with you or just a simple digital camera – whatever works. Don’t forget to bring tons of memory cards so you’ll never run out of space for all those profile picture possibilities. A selfie stick is optional, but if you have a camera, this is definitely something you should take with you.
3 – Customizable Pocket Knife
Switch V2 Modular Pocket Knife
Although not exactly a gadget, a customizable pocket knife will be your best friend during travel. They’re customizable because it comes with attachments that you can just remove and replace as needed. Obviously, you’re going to have to check it in, but it will be worth it.
2 – PowerBank
Mi Power Bank
In the event that you have zero access to a power socket, power banks can charge your phone to the brim multiple times, depending on capacity. With the rate of delayed flights today, you’ll find this gadget extremely useful.
LG G4 Smartphone
The mobile phone gets the top spot for the simple reason that it can handle most of the functions listed above. With the right app, you can use it for translation, as a camera, for GPS, and so much more. Make sure to get your smart phone ready for whatever travel you choose to be in!