3 Must Have Gadgets for Backpacking Travellers
Travelling is such a great way to discover more about yourself and backpacking, in particular, will present a great opportunity to meet new people and create fantastic memories that truly last a lifetime. When travelling, however, it’s a good idea to think about which gadgets you’re going to pack to help enrich your experience or help get you out of a sticky situation.
So, with this in mind, let’s take a look at 3 must-have gadgets and accessories which should find themselves on your pre-departure checklist before embarking on your backpacking adventure…
Gadget #1 – i’M Watch:
Price £300 ($450) Approx – We’ve all found our travelling revolutionised by the dawn of smartphones but prepare to take you’re travelling to a whole new level with the world’s first smart watch. This eye-catching timepiece will be perfect for backpackers because you are much less likely to misplace or lose a watch that is strapped to your wrist than a phone that can fall from your pocket or backpack at the drop of a hat. The i’M Watch is a revolutionary bit of kit that will display texts, emails and calls and will make keeping up with friends and family a cinch whilst backpacking around the country you’re in.
You can buy this timepiece from i’M Watch.
Gadget #2 – Solar Powered Charger:
Price £30 ($50) Approx – For any woman backpacking around Asia, USA, Australia or any of the other popular backpacking destinations, it is a good idea to be prepared for times when you need to charge your accessories such as phone, camera, iPod or Kindle but don’t have access to a power point. Enter a solar powered charger such as the eye-catching piece above. This will charge the majority of devices that you will have with you whilst travelling and is eco-friendly and hard-wearing so it really is the perfect backpacking accompaniment.
You can find this solar powered charger from Freeloader Solar Technology.
Gadget #3 – Suitable Digital Camera:
Price £150-300 ($200-400) Approx – When it comes to backpacking (which obviously entails a lot of travelling around) it is important to bring a digital camera which is fit for purpose. You just need a camera which is highly portable, provides great quality shots and which can stand up to the inevitable rigors that are part and parcel of backpacking. As such, you should look for an affordable, durable digital camera such as the Canon PowerShot ELP 520HS above which offers some great features for a camera of this price bracket which includes 10MP photos, 12x optical zoom and is extremely portable.
Buy this camera online from Canon.
Leo is a technology and travel blogger who knows the importance of finding the right gadgets and cheap batteries for any trips abroad. He writes for a number of different lifestyle blog between his own travelling adventures.