One of the biggest things I learnt this past weekend visiting Gipuzkoa is that the Basque language is very different from Spanish (or indeed French). I’d been to Spain quite a few times in the past and so I assumed that I would be able to throw around all the Spanish phrases I’d learned (which … Continue Reading

There a lot of travel advice out there and while some are generally inspirational, they can sometimes feel a bit hard to relate to or even irrelevant and outdated. These however are some of those travel gems that have not only provided inspiration but whose message stays relevant even today where you can potentially take … Continue Reading

These are items that you probably never heard of before or even considered buying but you’re in need of them and here’s why! 1.) Mini Projectors: How else would you have gotten to watch the Breaking Bad finale on the go? This will save you from screaming and rushing in a mad panic for the remote … Continue Reading

Traveling the world is absolutely amazing but even more amazing than that is being able to do so for free! Here are a few find this week that might be able to help you do so. 1.) Head over to South Africa? 2.) …or visit the Scottish Highlands. 3.) Get a stay for four in Cornwall. 4.) Take … Continue Reading

This week, we’e quite pleased to have a second guest post – this time from Kate at The EtiKate Butterfly. Kate knows a thing or two about etiquette (which I’ve gotten the opportunity to experience first hand) and would love to share a few airplane travel tips and general etiquette to help you make the most … Continue Reading

That’s right folks! You read that right – Hand Luggage Only is hosting it’s very first giveaway and we plan on having many more soon! Obviously this giveaway might be more apt for some folks rather than other but we promise to giveaway more stuff EVERYONE can use! Without further ado – here are this … Continue Reading

Souvenirs are an essential part of any holiday and while for the most part, holiday souvenirs are pure ‘tat’ and items almost produced with an immediate future in a dustbin somewhere, other pieces of holiday souvenirs can easily become treasured items that are reminders of the amazing time you had away. Here are a few … Continue Reading

After travelling through 7 countries in just over a month, it’s safe to say I’ve very quickly discovered quite a few items that I would like to aid (and abet) my travels. Can not explain how much I want these right now! (I plan on ticking these off my list with immediate effect – bugdet … Continue Reading

You always start off with grand plans – it’s gonna be all great, healthy balanced, fruit and vegetable filled meals when you travel but somehow, hunger, desperation and food-envy lead you down the wrong path of eating the worst kind of food. This is great when you’re away from home for a few days or … Continue Reading