So we landed this Tuesday and only brought over the basics i.e. our clothes and some basic electronics like my hairdryer, laptop and cellphones. What we found was you should invest in at least 2 (if a family of two) world travel adapters to charge your two prong items such as cellphones and hairdryers but make sure you electronics can take an input range between 100 to 240 V. I have learnt the hard way because I was adamant to bring my hairdryer which I had paid a lot of money for but now I tri
An important consideration for electrical appliances such as hairdryers is wattage, i.e not just the voltage.
As the average wattage for a hairdryer is typically high, a simple adapter probably wouldn't be suitable.
Transformer or Converter?
The difference between a transformer and converter is the way that they deal with the wave-form of the electricity. Converters simply chop the wave in half. This is relatively simple and can b