Technology Travel


departure-platform-371218_1280Travelling to work is part of our daily routine and it can mean different things to different people, it could be a 30-minute walk, a 45-minute car ride or over an hour on the train. If you have a long commute to work each day I’m sure you have a few essential gadgets you don’t leave home without.

There are so many fantastic technology led devices available to us in this day and age, you can catch up with your favourite shows, listen to music or catch up with some work all whilst on the go. Who said the daily commute was boring and unproductive?! I have shared 5 top gadgets to help get you through your daily commute below.

Swegway Air Board

If you’re lucky enough to live within walking distance of your workplace, you have a few more options for travelling than most. If you want a change from walking the Swegway air board is a must try for those short commutes, it’s guaranteed to get you to work in style. I have no doubt you will have seen these fantastic inventions out and about or being advertised on TV and online. The Swegway boards offer a fantastic way to get to work, quicker than walking and more exciting than a bike. They’re tipped to be a best seller this Christmas and it’s easy to see why.

Noise cancelling headphones

If you travel to work on the bus, train or tube you’ll know only too well how noisy it can be, especially during the morning rush hour. Having a pair of noise cancelling headphones is an essential item in a commuters arsenal. The headphones will let you block out noise so you can watch your favourite show, listen to an ebook or get some work done on the go.

An ipad or tablet

If you have an ipad or tablet taking it on your daily commute will help pass the time, let you catch up with e-mails, the news or even catch up with your favourite tv show on the go. If your commute is a long one on the train a tablet is definitely a daily essential. Rather than carrying a newspaper, book and laptop you can have everything in one lightweight gadget.


If you enjoy listening to music on your daily commute then investing in an ipod will definitely be something to think about. You can store a huge amount of music in one place, create playlists and listen to your favourite tracks without draining your iphone battery. They’re small and lightweight so perfect for carrying around all day. Paired with the noise cancelling headphones you can listen to your music in peace.

Portable charger

We live in an age where technology plays an important role in our life. We use our phones to stay in touch, surf the web and even reply to e-mails, then there’s our tablets and laptops which we use on the go to stay up to date with the latest news, shows and read ebooks. The only downside to using our devices on our commute and throughout the day is the battery life, or lack thereof. Having a portable charger lets you recharge your gadgets on the go so you can stay connected no matter where you are. There’s nothing worse than being stuck on a delayed train without your phone or tablet.

What’s your essential gadget when commuting?

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