Cherrie’s India personal packing list
Feb09

Cherrie’s India personal packing list

Cherrie’s rough guide to travelling around India in comfort For the most part in India, as with most travel, it’s down to comfort and common sense. Be aware of the environment you’re going into and how you like to feel generally. I’ve listed my suggested packing list at the end of this post but here first are a few general pointers. When are you going? Generally, however choose your clothing as you...

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Top-Bins recommend for travel, bird and wildlife
Feb18

Top-Bins recommend for travel, bird and wildlife

Canon 12×36 IS II Image stabilization binoculars At TLC we’ve been around the block with binoculars over the years and have tried and used many different pairs with varying results. In this review we just cut to our conclusions so that it saves you endless searching and pots of money – we don’t think you’ll be disappointed. This isn’t a ‘new out of the box’ review but one...

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Our Top pic-pocket camera recommend
Jan28

Our Top pic-pocket camera recommend

The Canon PowerShot S120 At Luxury Couple we looked for a great all-purpose camera without too many compromises and cut to the chase on our decision to save you days of indecision. This isn’t a ‘just out of the box’ new product review but one about about a camera that’s taken a beating with us in the field, is currently available, and we think takes some beating. Most modern cameras are full of sexy...

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Cherrie’s Sri Lanka personal packing list
Sep11

Cherrie’s Sri Lanka personal packing list

For the most part in Sri Lanka you’ll be in quite hospitable environments with all modern conveniences. The only areas you need to be aware of any variations to normal are really where climate (higher places such as Nuwara Eliya hill station), forest (Udawalawe and Yale national parks) or whale watching introduce something out of the ordinary. As with most travel it’s down to comfort and common sense. Be aware of the...

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Top Tips – packing to travel anywhere!
Sep09

Top Tips – packing to travel anywhere!

“I packed in my trunk…” Did you ever play the memory game as a kid – “I packed in my trunk a…” where each player adds an item in turn that has to be recalled exactly in order by the next? Well packing for us is a bit like that so we thought of a better way to do it based on the game and using the mnemonic ‘SUITCASE’– so here it is. Open up and print out...

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Cherrie’s guide to personal packing for Safari
Jun26

Cherrie’s guide to personal packing for Safari

There’s a tendency to get too serious about going on safari with the assumption that there’s a code of dress that must be adhered to in order to ‘fit in’. As with most travel it’s down to comfort and common sense. Be aware of the environment you’re going into and how you like to feel generally. If you follow a few simple notions then you’ll enjoy the journey without getting too hung up or...

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