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What to Buy on Ali Express For #Careerlions

What to Buy on Ali Express For #Careerlions

This week will be dedicated to my beloved Ali Express. Someone, our dear friend Rianne, got us hooked and I haven’t been able to stop ordering ever since she introduced this marvellous website to me. While I think Ali Express is dangerous for every shopaholic out there, I do think that they have the perfect items for #careerlions. In my opinion, Ali Express can be difficult if you don’t know exactly what you are looking for. However, when you do and you have patience (it could take anywhere from 1 week to several months to arrive) it is absolutely brilliant. Just don’t expect to buy a last-minute gift or something to bring on holiday here. Today a list of my recommendations to shop on Ali Express.

VGA to USB-C Adapter

Many new laptops no longer have a VGA input. Neither does my Macbook or laptop from work. To solve this issue, consider checking out Ali Express if you are in need of an adapter to use an external screen like me. I always use an external screen working from home. They have many different options at a fraction of the price of other web shops.

Stranger Things T-Shirt

Another recommendation I got from our friend Rianne. Who doesn’t love Stranger Things?  Well, I sure do and this is perfect to watch Netflix in when you get home from a long day of work. Every #careerlion needs to recharge right?

Fitbit Bands

I am so happy with my Fitbit. However, I think we can all agree that the regular bands aren’t exactly glamorous. They are made of plastic and not particularly fashionable. This is where Ali Express comes in, they are offering great bands for Fitbit that will result in many compliments. I was even complimented by many fancy looking people at work and on my flights to Nice. Nobody could believe it was still a regular Fitbit.

E-reader and Tablet Covers

Recently I bought a Kindle e-reader. As I had already splurged on the e-reader, I didn’t particularly want to spend a lot on a cover. However, my previous Kindle was already damaged slightly by keys and other stuff in my bag. Therefore, I checked out Ali Express. Again I found covers for a fraction of the price at other web shops, offering exactly the same covers or close enough anyway.

Packing Cubes

We have covered packing cubes before in our blogs, but they continue to be one of the best tips. Nothing beats well-organized luggage. On Ali Express there are many great and cheap options. There is no need to splurge on these when you can get such a great deal.

Tea Manatee Infuser

I live on tea, it is literally what is keeping me together no matter what the weather, time of day, or where I am. Tea is life, for me at least. My favourite animal is a manatee. Our friend had spotted this one and I absolutely love it. Even if a manatee is not for you, they have many great tea infusers. The perfect office gadget or to use at home on a cosy night in.

Have you ever ordered on Ali Express? if so, what did you score? Let us know! I am dying to order again!




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