Taking a winter road trip? Stay warm and save space with these handy accessories

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Whether you’re a full-time grey nomad or embarking on your first road trip, sometimes it can be hard to remember everything that you might need to bring. You may be looking to bring something warm to cosy up in, or even your own space heater if you have the storage capacity!

If you’re thinking of what else you can bring to spice up your next getaway on the road, we’ve compiled a handy list of some portable essentials to take your journey to the next level of comfort this winter season!

Portable coffee machine

Stay alert on the drive or keep warm while stargazing with a portable coffee maker. Sip on a homemade espresso while camping, hiking or caravanning–and stay energised while doing so!

Choose a rechargeable espresso machine with a sleek, leak-proof and heat-insulated design, made for on-the-go campers and travellers. This convenient, easy-to-use travel coffee maker supports both cold water brew and hot water brew and works with the press of a single button!

Alternatively, be your own barista with a manually operated portable espresso machine! This handy travel gadget features an innovative and streamlined design that minimises weight and energy use.

Thermal Flask/Bottle warmers

Keep your drinks warm with a stylish Thermos flask. This durable, travel-ready flask stays cool to the touch no matter what is inside and keeps its contents hot for up to 24 hours. And, it comes with a 5 year warranty!

Outdoor music speaker

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This portable music speaker doubles as a cosy lamp to brighten your surroundings during the winter nights. Durable, weather resistant and waterproof, this gadget fits perfectly in any camping kit or outdoor set.

Plus, pair your music-filled journeys with three months free on Amazon Music Unlimited and experience on-demand tunes, podcasts and more! Click here to learn more.

3-in-1 breakfast maker

Complete your kitchenette with this adorable 3-in-1 sandwich maker, waffle maker and panini press! This convenient appliance helps you save space when it comes to making hearty breakfasts on the go. Stay warm and sated on every day of your road trip!

Looking for quick and easy recipes to bring with you on your journey? Click here to browse our recipes page.


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From running and climbing, to hiking and backpacking, or practically any outdoor activity, a reliable and bright headlamp is an essential tool for navigating through the darkness. When considering a good headlamp, it’s important to consider factors including lumen output, battery life, water resistance and affordability. Below are the best headlamps for various outdoor activities!

Weather gear

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Stay ready with appropriate and easy-to-carry wet weather gear. This lightweight poncho comes with a small carry bag to fit into any suitcase–perfect for strong winds and downpours.

For those of you with gadgets (maybe you like to take photos!), pull these stylish stretch knit gloves on to keep your hands warm and your fingers ready to tap that screen! These gloves are made of lamb’s wool and nylon, and provide a soft touch and excellent warmth when worn.

Keep your feet warm and comfortable with these high top outdoor boots, suited for trekking and hiking, even in snow! Made with breathability and ankle support in mind, these boots are sure to keep you comfy and energised on your walks!

Looking for more information about the great outdoors? Our newest e-guide features 25 tips and tricks every grey nomad, camper and caravanner must know, delicious barbecue recipes, tips to start your grey nomadding lifestyle and more. Grab your own free copy here!

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