Backpacking: 5 Gadgets That You Can’t Travel Without
Backpacking has gained popularity in recent years, thanks to developments in technology. Information that helps people navigate streets of foreign cities and find the best places to visit allows travelers to explore unchartered natural wonders that have never been discovered before. Technology also makes it possible to break free from the working stereotypes, making it possible for more backpackers to work remotely and earn consistently without going to the office every day.
In addition, technology helps backpackers capture their travel destinations from unusual perspectives and stay online from even the most remote places on Earth. We list 5 gadgets every backpacker will love to have on their backpacks.
Solar Power Charger
Keeping your devices powered when traveling is very important. Unfortunately, areas with the best views usually do not have electricity. While power banks make charging while traveling possible, it is eventually going to run out of juice and require charging, too. Solar power chargers make it possible to generate just enough electricity to charge your phones, or sometimes, even your laptops, no matter where you are in the world (especially in the sunny tropics!).
Noise Cancelling Headphones
Experienced backpackers prefer to travel overnight as it allows them to use their travel time as a time for sleep while saving money from lodging expenses. Though this will not provide a very comfortable and relaxing sleep, it makes sense to sleep during travel since backpackers basically aim to visit as many places as possible. This is why investing in a noise-canceling headphone can be considered an important luxury item for backpackers. Noise canceling headphones lets its user sleep comfortably by negating ambient noise, useful for those long red-eye flights!
Losing a backpack during travel might just be the worst nightmare for any traveler. Since most backpackers travel with just one main backpack, it makes total sense to put a luggage tracker on it, even if most backpackers do not check their luggage. Investing in this device may just save you from losing more valuable items that you usually put in your bag when you travel. Luggage trackers normally use Bluetooth technology, helps prevent theft, and even comes with smartphone applications for expanded functionality.
As you travel, you are going to see truly amazing sights that you would want to share with your friends online or reminisce in the future. Normal cameras cannot be used when diving underwater, kayaking white rapids or jumping off a waterfall. Having a travel or action camera handy makes it possible for travelers and backpackers alike to capture images and record videos even in the wildest environment.
Not only is it fun to fly and operate, drones let anyone capture photos and videos from vantage points that are unreachable by conventional means. It is a brilliant way to capture memories and allows backpackers to share awesome footages of their adventures. Just see to it that you practice flying your drone in a safe area first before using it out in the o