OPINION: Enter the web wormhole of travel gear and travel gadgets and you can end up spending a fortune on things that will supposedly make your trip run more smoothly. READ MORE: * Travel packing tips and what to pack: 10 items I never leave home without * Ten things you shouldn’t forget to pack on a day walk or overnight hike * 15 redundant travel items consigned to the past They supposedly keep you safe from robbery, but if there’s one thing that advertises an easy target for muggers, it’s a blatantly obvious strap around the waist. It also screams “wealthy tourist with distinct lack of street smarts”. In other words, the ideal target. Stick to a wallet – preferably in a zipped pocket – or purse, and keep a few notes and a spare card somewhere separate. Has anyone truly found that a travel pillow has provided significant levels of extra comfort on a flight? Maybe there’s a tiny percentage of the population, but they’re dwarfed by the numbers of people who’ve found travel pillows mildly annoying and cumbersome to carry around, taking up needless space in a carry-on bag. You’ve probably seen these advertised – they’re...