Urban

Day Trips from Seattle

May 4, 2021

A range of options await within a two hour radius of Seattle! In Day Trips from Seattle, Chloe Ernst outlines many outings within driving distance from the Emerald City. All the planning is taken care of for each trip including instructions on how to get there, where to go, where to eat, and where to […]

Seattle Food Crawls

May 3, 2021

Foodies rejoice! Globe Pequot brings us Seattle Food Crawls, your guidebook for tempting your tastebuds in the Emerald City. Each chapter includes 5-6 establishments in a given neighborhood with mouthwatering photos, plus some bonus crawls for vegetarians, coffee lover, bakery fiends, and bar hoppers. There’s something for everyone in this gem. For example, in the […]

Makeup Junkie Bag

March 18, 2021

Avoid the frustration…get the Makeup Junkie Bag! We’ve all been there, where you’re digging around in your cosmetic bag to find exactly what you need to get ready in the morning or for that afternoon touch up. Meredith Jurica certainly was and she developed the perfect bag to hold all your makeup and skincare needs. […]

DrySee Bandages

March 17, 2021

Cuts and scrapes can happen when you’re on your TrailblazerGirl adventures. So be prepare and make sure your first aid kit is complete with DrySee waterproof bandages. These special bandages consist of a clear, flexible adhesive, a non-stick absorbent pad, and a perimeter band. That perimeter band is a patented liquid alert system that changes […]

GoSili

March 16, 2021

Don’t be wasteful! Go for reusable with GoSili! Plastic waste from single-use cups and straws pollute our oceans, fresh water sources and contribute to massive landfills, so our friends at GoSili have a plethora of choices to help you drink responsibly. All are made out of silicone, an eco-friendly substance that is durable, nontoxic, and […]

Bogobrush

March 15, 2021

Show some love for the planet the next time you brush your teeth! A toothbrush is something that we all use multiple times every day (hopefully, that is!), and most of the brushes out there are made with plastic that ends up in our landfills. Here’s a solution to this problem from our friends at […]

MUSH Overnight Oats

March 3, 2021

Better than oatmeal. Better than yogurt. Meet MUSH Overnight Oats! Yes, MUSH is mushy, but in a good way! They take oats, one of the healthiest grains available, filled with beta-glucan fiber, a soluble fiber that helps lower blood sugar, improve insulin resistance, and reduce cholesterol levels, and soak them in a dairy free mylk, […]

Celliant Performance Sheets

March 2, 2021

It’s like the sleep fairy put a magic spell on your bed! With the Celliant Performance Sheets from our friends at Sleepletics, you’re in for a restful night, waking up with more energy and with muscles that are on their way to recovery from all your TrailblazerGirl activities. That’s thanks to a little bit of […]

Click & Carry

March 1, 2021

You’ve got gear to carry, and they have a solution! It’s Click & Carry, a handy gadget for carrying lots of stuff! A unique twisting column design opens the device allowing you to evenly distribute your bags, boots, buckets, and other gear that can hang within two identical side cavities. It’s strong enough to support […]

The Girl Explorers

February 24, 2021

For women who know no boundaries. The Girl Explorers by Jayne Zanglein is a book that shares the stories of some of the founding members of the Society of Woman Geographers. Started in 1925, this organization of over 500 women across the globe, knows no boundaries and is comprised of a diverse group of women […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2020: Most Innovative Travel Items

January 11, 2021

While we might not have traveled much in 2020 (if at all given the coronavirus pandemic!), we all dreamed of getting away to exotic and far away places, so our TrailblazerGirl editorial team wanted to highlight their top 3 picks of the most interesting and innovative travel items that we featured in 2020. First to […]

Top Urban Finds of 2020

December 11, 2020

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes and shares for our 2020 features in the Urban category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the MIS 3 Way Brief Bag, that makes packing for overnight adventures a breeze, thanks […]

BlenderBottle 2-In-1 Bottle Brush

November 16, 2020

Keep it clean! Our friends at BlenderBottle have just what you need to keep your reusable bottle, well, reusable and clean! Their 2-In-1 Bottle Brush has firm bristles and a wide, flat head that are ready to cleanse every inch of your bottle. A second, hidden, mini brush slides out of the handle to freshen […]

Human Headphones

October 21, 2020

The jet setter’s compact companion for listening and translating! The folks at Human have designed a novel pair of wireless headphones that they call Human Headphones. First, they are wireless headphones that comfortably fit over your ears (look, ma, no headband!) with responsive touch controls. Second, magnetically connect the earpieces together to transform them into a […]

Soarigami

October 5, 2020

The must-have travel item during these COVID-19-times! Soarigami is a novel invention that will ease tension when you’re in close quarters and sharing an armrest. This paper airplane-shaped, patented gadget is made from recycled plastic and clamps onto an existing seat armrest. It allows you and your seat mate to each have your own place […]

LastRound

September 29, 2020

Another eco-friendly product from our friends at LastObject! Earlier this year, we introduced you to LastSwab and LastTissue, fabulous, reusable beauty and everyday use items that are environmentally conscious, and now those innovative folks at LastObject have been busy creating LastRound, a reusable and sustainable alternative to those single-use cotton balls and pads. In each […]

FlatBox DrinX

September 23, 2020

A clever way to carry your lunch and water bottle! Our friends at FlatBox have a novel way to take your meal on the go with the DrinX. Pack your food in this all-in-one “lunch box”, slip your water bottle or energy drink in the side pocket, and when it’s time to eat, unzip it […]

MIS 3 Way Brief Bag

August 26, 2020

Simple can be good. And simple is especially good with the 3 Way Brief Bag from our friends at MIS, as in “Make It Simple”. This bag is designed for maximum durability, utilizing Cordura fabric and heavy duty zippers, as in the kind of materials used in military goods. That’s no surprise since MIS produces out […]

Eggtronic Wireless Power Bar

August 19, 2020

Power it all on the go! The folks at Eggtronic have you covered with their Wireless Power Bar. If you’re an Apple user, you can charge your phone and wireless headphones on the two 7.5 watt Apple MFI-certified Qi wireless charging spots and charge your watch on the dedicated Apple Watch 5 watt charging spot. If […]

Allwood Girona

July 3, 2020

A DIY kit for building a mini cabin! Yes, that right, the Girona from the folks at Allwood is a 202 square foot cabin with three rooms and a 50 square foot terrace that’s perfect for hanging out in, sleeping in, working in and even cooking in. Designed out of Nordic Spruce, the cabin consists […]

Kenu BingeBank

April 29, 2020

Have a phone? Of course you do! Then you must remember our friends at Kenu who we introduced you to several years ago with their bevy of products that make life with your phone easier and better. We just discovered their BingeBank, a power bank that can charge up to three devices simultaneously. Yes, the […]

Pale Blue AA USB Rechargeable Smart Batteries

April 27, 2020

Avoid the waste! Our friends at Pale Blue have taken an item that we use all the time and made it more green (or maybe we should say more Pale Blue!). Their rechargeable lithium batteries come in a variety of sizes: AA, AAA, D, and 9 volt. Each battery has a micro USB port and […]

JAF Tea Pure Green Collection

April 16, 2020

Fancy a cuppa? Our friends at JAF Tea offer single origin teas that are handpicked and ethically produced. Crafting exceptional teas, an artisan small-batch process is used to carefully pick two leaves and one bud at a time, choosing only the tenderest leaves at the prime time, resulting in enhanced flavor and a robust tea. […]

Stellina

April 10, 2020

Space: the final frontier. You don’t need to voyage on the starship Enterprise to see space, as long as you have Stellina. This compact device consists of an observation station and tripod with a built-in pointing and tracking system, an embedded computer, an image sensor and motorization, a light pollution filter, portable battery, as well as […]