Travel Gear Essentials: Photography, Video Equipment & Gadgets

by Tsvete Popp
Travel Gear Essentials Photography, Video Equipment & Gadgets

My husband, Peter, and I have been full-time travellers since 2019, exploring the world’s beauty and culture. In this article, we want to take you behind the scenes of our journeys, sharing our latest travel gear essentials cameras and gadgets that have become our trusted companions.

Travelling the world is a thrilling adventure, and having the right equipment can make all the difference. Whether you’re an avid photographer, a tech enthusiast, or simply someone who loves to document your journeys, this guide will help you discover the essential travel equipment that enhances your experiences. From cameras to power banks and some extra gadgets, we have covered all our latest camera and video equipment, as well as our favourite travel gadgets:


DJI Mini 4 Pro Fly More Combo

Exploring the world from a new perspective has never been more exhilarating, thanks to the DJI Mini 4 Pro drone. This compact marvel is a game-changer in capturing our adventures through the lens of aerial photography. Boasting advanced features and remarkable 4K video capabilities, the DJI Mini 4 Pro allows us to seize awe-inspiring moments and scenic beauty from the skies above. Its portable design ensures effortless transportation, making it an ideal companion for documenting our journeys with unparalleled clarity and precision. You can buy it here:,, and

DJI Mini 4 Pro Fly More Combo

DJI Mavic Air 2

One of the most exciting ways to document our travels is with aerial photography, and the DJI Mavic Air 2 drone is an exceptional choice. With its advanced features and 4K video capability, we can capture stunning landscapes and breathtaking vistas from above. Its compact design makes it easy to carry and is available on,, and

DJI Mavic Air 2


Smooth and Steady Footage with the DJI OSMO Mobile 6 Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer

For stable and cinematic smartphone footage, the DJI OSMO Mobile 6 Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer is our go-to tool. It eliminates shaky shots and ensures your travel videos are as professional as can be. You can find it on, and

DJI OSMO Mobile 6


Capture Every Moment with the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Our phone is often your most versatile travel companion, and the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is a powerhouse in the world of smartphones. It’s stunning camera capabilities and top-tier performance help us capture every moment in detail. Get it on and

Samsung S22 Ultra

Camera & Lens

Elevate Your Photography Game with Sony Alpha 6400

For those who are serious about photography, the Sony Alpha 6400 is a game-changer. This APS-C mirrorless camera, paired with the Sony 16-50mm lens, offers exceptional image quality and versatility. It’s available on,, and

Sony Alpha 6400

Lens Versatile Shooting with Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G 

Expand your photographic possibilities with the Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G lens. Its wide aperture and superb optics make it an ideal choice for capturing stunning landscapes and portraits. Find it on, and

Sony SEL-1655G Wide Angle Zoom Lens

Action-Packed Adventures with DJI Osmo Action 4 + Diving Combo

For thrill-seekers and underwater explorers, the DJI Osmo Action 4 + Diving Combo is a must-have. It’s designed to withstand extreme conditions and capture incredible action shots, even underwater. Grab yours on,, and

DJI Action 4 + Dive Combo

360-Degree Immersion with Insta360 Cameras

To add a unique perspective to our travel photos and videos, we considered the Insta360 X3 Ultimate Kit and the Insta360 X3. These waterproof 360 action cameras offer a whole new way to capture our adventures. You can find them on,,, and the Insta360 Shop.

Insta360 X3

Extend Your Reach with the Insta360 Invisible Selfie Stick

When using our Insta360 camera, we don’t forget the Insta360 114cm Invisible Selfie Stick + Stativ. It helps us get those amazing bullet-times and 360° shots. Get it on, and

Insta Bullettime Stick

Additional Travel Gadgets


We keep ourselves entertained during long journeys with a Kindle available on and


JBL GO 3 – Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker

We enjoy our favourite music on the go with this portable speaker available on, and

JBL Go 3

Xiaomi 10000 mAh MI Power Bank 3 Ultra Compact

We stay charged and connected with this powerful power bank available on and

Xiaomi Powerbank

Beats Studio3 Wireless Noise Cancelling: We immerse ourselves in music without distractions using Beats Studio3 available on, and

Beat Studio Pro 3

Camera and Phone Tripod: We ensure our shots are steady with this versatile tripod available on, and

Cullmann Stativ


For improved audio quality we use this handy microphone – it is available on, and

Boya MM1 Universal

Universal Travel Adapter Grounded

We stay plugged in anywhere in the world with this universal adapter available on, and

Universal Travel Power Adapter