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  • Pacsafe VentureSafe 25L

    It pays to be on one's guard while travelling -- and having a secure pack is a great first step in keeping those wandering fingers at bay. An ideal daypack or even a full pack for a light traveller, the VentureSafe 25L gets a thumbs up from Travelfish.. ...


  • Kelty child carrier

    Southeast Asia is an extremely kid-friendly zone of the world to travel through, so you may as well pack your munchkin with you on your trip. And if you do so, you're probably on the hunt for a child carrier to last the distance.. ...


  • Travel alarm clock

    Save yourself the trouble of relying on flakey hotel receptionists to knock on your door to rouse you. With a compact travel alarm clock you'll know what time it is without needing to turn your phone on -- you're on holiday right!. ...


  • Osprey Aether 85 Backpack

    The Osprey Aether 85 Backpack takes away the pain of deciding what not to pack -- as with a larger-sized backpack with this kind of volume, you really can just pack everything, making this an ideal pack for packaholics and shopaholics alike.. ...


  • Sony Cybershot DSCT300

    A good, moderately priced digital camera that is ideal for outdoors and happy snaps. Probably not the best camera for taking pics of small, energetic children indoors though. Intuitive configuration make this a very easy to use camera.. ...


  • Cocoon cotton travelsheet

    Keep budbugs and other creepie-crawlies at bay by being sure to pack a sleepsheet for your holiday in Asia. These simple liners protect you from the beasties and, while they don't cost the earth can just as easily be sewn up at home.. ...


  • SteriPEN Water Purification System Pack

    Save money long term and don't use wasteful plastic bottles by sterlising tap-water for drinking during your travels in Asia. The SteriPEN provides a simple, quick and safe way to sterilise your water -- you'll never need to buy bottled water again.. ...


  • CamelBak BPA-free bottle with bite valve

    A smart choice for travellers who don't want to leave a trail of discarded plastic bottles behind them -- and save money while they're at it. This reusable, BPA-free water bottle can be easily clipped to a backpack and comes with a easy-to-use bite valve.. ...


  • MSR Packtowl UltraLite

    Leave the fluffy towels at home and pack a towel that is low on cost, weight and size. Designed with the humid Asian climate in mind, this lightweight towel means you'll have no need to lug your own towel or rely on ratty, tattered guesthouse towels.. ...


  • Wolverine Camera and Laptop Backpack

    A perennial challenge for wired travellers is being comfortable in knowing that your gear is stowed safely -- after all who wants a laptop or Nikon D70 that reeks of wet woollen socks? The Wolverine Camera and Laptop Backpack could be the pack for you.. ...


  • Canon Powershot SX110

    Boasting a 10x optical zoom lens coupled with Canon technology to deliver the best shot, the 9.0-megapixel PowerShot SX110 represents impressive value. While it won't fit in a shirt pocket (unless you're wearing a bloody big shirt) this is a compact, easy. ...


  • Osprey Talon 44 Backpack

    Ideal for backpackers who don't plan to lug the kitchen sink with them, the top-loading Osprey Talon 44 Backpack is a high quality, lightweight backpack that comes packed with plenty of features, including zippered stretch mesh pockets.. ...


  • Eagle Creek comfort travel pillow

    Get a better night of sleep on the flight to Asia using a travel pillow. These inflatable pillows lend support to your neck while you snooze and are better than anything the airline will try to flog you -- plus they fold down to nothing for easy storage.. ...


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