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Heathrow Airport for stress free travel tips
Travel Tips

Airport Tips for Stress Free Travel

We all love to travel, I mean that’s why we are here right? But we will both admit the worst part of any trip is the Airport. But fear not, fellow jet-setters! At Brad’s Backpack we have your back! And here is our guide for stress-free airport navigation that’ll have you breezing through terminals like […]

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Travel Tips

Solo Traveller Surcharge: the Extra Costs of Going Alone

Solo travel can be a liberating and transformative experience, offering unparalleled opportunities for self-discovery and adventure. However, there’s a side to solo travel that often goes unnoticed or unspoken: the solo traveller surcharge. Whether it’s higher accommodation costs, the challenges of dining alone, or the dreaded single supplement on tours, going solo can sometimes mean […]

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Your complete September Travel Guide

September is a month that offers so much for travellers. With the summer crowds dissipating in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s an ideal time to explore  without the crowds and inflated prices. Whether you’re seeking autumn colours, warm beaches, or unique cultural experiences, there’s a perfect September destination for you. Japan If you’re enchanted by vibrant […]

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Dock and Bay Travel Gear Reviews

Dock and Bay Travel Towel Review

Dock and Bay Travel Towel: Our Verdict Dock and Bay Travel Towel Star Rating Pros Cons Technical Details Dimensions (XL) 200cm x 90cm Weight (XL) 422g Main Materials Microfibre Dock and Bay Travel Towel: Where to buy You can also use the below button to purchase your own Dock and Bay Travel Towel from Amazon. […]

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Lifeventure Travel Gear Reviews

Lifeventure Hydrofibre Travel Towel Review

Lifeventure Hydrofibre: Our Verdict Lifeventure Hydrofibre Travel Towel Star Rating Pros Cons Technical Details Main Material Hydrofibre Dimensions 17.4cm x 5.99cm x 5.69cm Weight (Large) 98g Dimensions (Packed) 14 cm x 9 cm x 2 cm Dimensions (Unpacked) 110 cm x 65 cm Where to buy You can also use the below button to purchase […]

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A train station for a guest post on Brads Backpack on european train travel by Lizet from A Wanderfood Life
Europe Guest Posts

A European train travel adventure

Europe is the perfect continent for train travel. Most countries have an extensive rail network and are well-connected with their surrounding countries. Travelling cross-country is easy, with the possibility to buy cross-country tickets at once. I did my first big cross-country train travel trip through Europe, and I can’t recommend it enough. The changing scenes, […]

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Europe Travel Tips

ETIAS: A Guide for UK Citizens

For UK citizens, the world has been at our fingertips thanks to the ease of European travel. With airports like Heathrow acting as a hub for further destinations, as well as smaller city airports making shorter European breaks a breeze. However, the introduction of the ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System) for UK citizens […]

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Travel Tips

Quick tips for travelling light

Despite travelling becoming quicker and more convenient, it’s just as easy as ever to bring everything except the kitchen sink. Holidays are a time for relaxing but we seem to be at our most stressed when packing and getting ready for the airport. It’s unlikely you are going to need everything, and in this day […]

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Australia Sydney Travel Guide

Sydney Opera House: An Icon of Australia

When anyone thinks of Australia, the first thought that comes to mind is that iconic image of the Opera House by the harbour. The Sydney Opera House is an essential stop for every type of traveller, whether that’s the cheap and cheerful backpacker or the luxury money’s no object tourist. Everyone enjoys the view in […]

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Travel Tips

Greenwashing: What to keep in mind when booking your next trip

What is Greenwashing? With the rise of Eco-travel set to continue well into the future, we are beginning to see a rise in Greenwashing from more scrupulous travel companies. I always encourage good travel habits whenever I plan a trip, but now it’s more important than ever to choose carefully what companies we support and […]

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