travel

Top Urban Finds of 2018

December 13, 2018

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 2018 reviews in the Urban category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the must-have item for international travel, the SKROSS World Adapter MUV USB. Rounding out the top-3 were […]

AirFly

November 20, 2018

We found the must-have gadget for your next flight! AirFly from Twelve South is an indispensable item for those holiday travels. About the size of a matchbox, this little device is a Bluetooth transmitter that is designed to let you use AirPods or other wireless headphones with in-flight entertainment systems. Pairing your device with AirFly […]

Anatomie Luisa Skinny Jean Pant

November 19, 2018

If you’re looking for a comfortable pair of pants to travel to warm climates this season, then your search is over! Our friends at Anatomie define themselves as a luxury performance travel brand, with clothing that is the epitome of style-meets-function, using European fabrics and craftsmanship. They designed the Luisa Skinny Jean Pant with the […]

Accell Home or Away Dual USB Charging Kit

November 6, 2018

Another great product from the folks at Accell! Yesterday we introduced you to the Power Station, an essential for every day use or North American travel, and today, here’s the Home or Away Dual USB Charging Kit, which you’ll want to have on hand for your travels outside of North America. This kit comes with 3, […]

Accell Home or Away Power Station

November 5, 2018

Three is a magic number! Our friends at Accell have a super useful device that you’ll want to have on hand whether you are at home or away, which is probably why they named it Home or Away Power Station. Clever, clever! There are 3 surge protected, grounded outlets plus 2 USB high speed charging […]

Coalatree Puffy Kachula Adventure Blanket

September 28, 2018

Is it a blanket? Is it a cape? Is it a pillow? It’s all of the above! The Coalatree Puffy Kachula Adventure Blanket will be your new favorite companion on your next camping trip, and it will have you ready for adventure just like the Trailhead Adventure Pants that we introduced you to last month. […]

Turning Left Around the World

September 27, 2018

An absorbing narrative of the ultimate bucket list! Turning Left Around the World by David C Moore is an informative, entertaining account of the author’s 10 month travels around the world with his wife, Helene. The book’s title is a twofold pun: (1) traveling west from London and (2) turning left when entering the plane […]

Epic Water Filters

September 24, 2018

Pure, clean water on-the-go and at home! Our friends at Epic Water Filters give you better tasting, healthy water with their line of portable water bottles with built-in, replaceable filters as well as 3.5 L water jugs to keep in your fridge. Their filters are engineered to effectively reduce nasty waterborne pathogens like Giardia, E. Coli, […]

City Sightseeing Glasgow Tour

September 13, 2018

The absolute best way to see Glasgow! Explore Scotland’s most populous city with the City Sightseeing Glasgow Tour. The easily recognizable, red, double decker buses take visitors through this Dear Green Place (the Gaelic translation of Glasgow), narrated with live commentary (or recorded multilingual commentary in 7 languages) and the opportunity to hop on and […]

PhoneSuit Flex XT Pocket Charger

August 31, 2018

It’s so tiny! Our friends at PhoneSuit have the world’s smallest, most powerful iPhone battery pack with their Flex XT Pocket Charger. Though it’s tiny, it packs a whopping 2600mAh battery cell, giving you up to 150% of extra power! So handy for those long days out on the mountain when you’re taking lots of photos […]

Well Traveled Gear Compression Packing Cubes

August 17, 2018

You can always use more space! That seems to be our motto when we travel. Whether it’s to make sure we have all those essentials (layers, layers, layers!) or whether we want to have enough room to bring home those coveted souvenirs. Our friends at Well Traveled Gear have a set of Compression Packing Cubes […]

WRAPTIE

August 15, 2018

A novel approach to tie down straps. WRAPTIE is bungee, ratchet strap, rope, and duct tape all rolled up into one. Looking a little like a Halloween art project, WRAPTIE is designed out of black, elasticized webbing and double-sided, bright-orange velcro strips with a fixed loop on one end and a multipurpose on at the other that […]

Coalatree Trailhead Adventure Pants

August 13, 2018

The perfect pants to take on all your adventures, so it’s no wonder they are called the Trailhead Adventure Pants! This award winning, highest funded technical pant out of Kickstarter from our friends at Coalatree is the whole package – a solid outdoor pant as well as a great-looking everyday pant. Four-way stretch and ripstop […]

Sondre Travel Voyage Travel Kit

August 8, 2018

Our new favorite travel kit! Our friends at Sondre Travel really know travel, and it shows in their Voyage Travel Kit with the Voyage Bag, the Voyage Organizer, and the Voyage Dopp Kit. All are constructed out of a really classy looking water resistant fabric that is durable yet not heavy. The interior is a […]

Tom Bihn Travel Stuff Sacks

August 6, 2018

Pack it in a sack…as long as it’s a Tom Bihn Travel Stuff Sack! When it comes to packing, not everything is straight lines and right angles, especially when it comes to camping or backpacking. These Travel Stuff Sacks are shaped differently – not square, not round. They have an oval bottom with a drawstring […]

Cedar Ravine Crossbody

August 1, 2018

Your new favorite travel companion on the trails and in the city! The Crossbody from our friends at Cedar Ravine is a fine example of their goal of designing products that represent an easy-going relaxed lifestyle. We love a good crossbody bag because it’s hands-free and secure with no worry of it slipping off your shoulder. […]

People Footwear Stanley Knit

July 26, 2018

Classic white sneakers with a twist! As promised, we’re back with another fantastic shoe from our friends at People Footwear – The Stanley Knit. With a timeless style and a slight twist, these shoes have a digitally-knitted upper. Yes, knitted, so they have a bit of stretch to them which makes them form fitting and […]

People Footwear Phillips

July 25, 2018

Step up your TrailblazerGirl wardrobe with the Phillips from our friends at People Footwear! Summer means getting outdoors and walking everywhere, and this Vancouver-based company knows what it takes. The Phillips is a super-duper lightweight casual shoe that is comfortable right out of the box. It’s thanks to their innovative Skylite EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate, […]

Pacific Northwest Elfin Compression Packing Cube

July 12, 2018

Maximize your space! The Elfin Compression Packing Cube from our friends at Pacific Northwest will be your new best friend when it comes to traveling. Designed out of a lightweight yet durable material, the packing cubes come in three sizes to meet your needs. They have two-way zipper openings to facilitate compressing the contents like […]

Insight Guides

July 2, 2018

It’s like having your own personal expert sharing the information you need to know to make the most of your vacation! Insight Guides offers a wide range of books covering whole countries, cities, regions, and pocket guides. They are filled with gorgeous photos, practical information, historical and cultural summaries, detailed maps, A to Z travel tips, […]

TravelCard

June 29, 2018

Even when space is limited, never be without a backup charger! The TravelCard is a portable charger with 2 built-in cables: one to charge your phone (either iPhone or Android) and the other with USB charging capability. How great is that – no more searching around for extra cables! And it’s equipped with pass-through charging […]

Flightline Travel Tote

June 19, 2018

It’s all in the bag…as long as it’s a Flightline Travel Tote! Flightline is a women-owned business that has created a streamlined kit which perfectly fits in an airplane seat back pocket. Looking like a sleek, professional portfolio, this bag holds it all, keeping your essentials organized and in one spot. Multiple interior pockets hold […]

Nomader Collapsible Bottle

May 24, 2018

The perfect travel bottle! Our friends at Nomader have designed a collapsible bottle that is unlike any we’ve seen before. It has the collapsible feature that we find so convenient when you’re tight on space. Easy to just roll it up, wrap the carrying strap around the rolled up portion, and secure it with the […]

SKROSS World Adapter MUV USB

April 16, 2018

When traveling overseas, don’t forget this essential item! It’s a travel adapter, and the folks at SKROSS have just the one for you. Their World Adapter MUV USB can be used with any 2-pole device in over 220 countries, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. On one side of this little box are sliders that push out the […]