5 things I like to take on trips

1. A kindle

I was introduced to the wonders of the kindle by my friend Rosie when we were backpacking together in Bulgaria, having previously thought they were a waste of space. I’ve always been a keen reader, but university life is so busy that I rarely (read: never) get the chance to pick up a non-course-related book. This means that one if the things that I most look forward to on a trip is the knowledge that I’ll be able to enjoy a few decent books – and a kindle makes it that much easier to have a selection on hand without lugging round a heavy pile of tomes. (more…)