Travel Gear

ecbc_sparrow-ii_3

When it comes to backpacks and luggage, ecbc is a name that people trust because of their quality and airport/TSA friendly design. Even though the ecbc Sparrow Garment bag has been a favorite among travelers, ecbc has decided to improve it by introducing the Sparrow II. The Sparrow II kicks off ecbc’s next generation of stylish, [...]

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waterfieldintrepid-1

In this new world of touch-enabled devices that we are constantly checking, having to manage them, your passport, SIM cards, credit cards, cash and other small items during travel can really be a chore. Even traveling around town, you need coupons, business cards (yours and those you collect), maybe a notepad - loads of things [...]

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Posted in: Reviews, Travel Gear, Wallets
stojo-collapsiblecup

Are you a beverage drinker? Gotta have your java in the morning (like yours truly)? The travel container in which I carry my daily coffee works fine, but it does take up a lot of space in my EDC. That's one reason why stojo caught my eye. It's a 12-ounce (355 mL) beverage cup that collapses [...]

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avex-1

I've got a water bottle I've carried for about 5 years. I don't think I've biked anywhere without it since I bought my current bike. It's steel, has one of those pull-up spouts, and sweats worse than I do in our Southern humidity. So when the opportunity to test the AVEX thermal water bottle with [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Gear, Reviews, Travel Gear
ka-bar-spork

Over the years of reading and writing for The Gadgeteer, I have seen a fair amount of combo eating utensils. While most of these have a spork like configuration, only a few have had a knife or cutting blade. KA-BAR (known worldwide for their Marine fighting knife) has come up with their version of a [...]

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Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear, Pocket Gear, Travel Gear
zerogrid-1

Managing cables and dongles is getting easier, but the curse of mobile battery usage and the need for chargers is still with us. Traveling with your full kit for a few days can really escalate that, since you usually have to dig out the chargers that live under your desk, or under/beside your bed. As [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, Reviews, Travel Gear
spairtray

Frequent flyers who prefer the window seat will want to read more about the spAIRtray. This product not only has a genius product name, but it's also a genius design for a product that gives the passenger a 13 x 5 inch shelf. We all know how cramped for space airline seats can be. If [...]

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twist-world-adapter-2

The TWIST World Adapter DUO from OneAdaptr is the only power adapter that you will need to take with you when you travel internationally (okay, so maybe it doesn't work everywhere, but it works in 150 countries!); it has all that you need in one piece. This unique adapter allows you to twist the base [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News, Travel Gear
standard-backpack-3

Over Memorial Day weekend, I went on a trip to visit the in-laws, and thought it would be a perfect chance to try out some new luggage. This time, however, I wanted to forego checking a bag and rely solely on carry-on luggage for a week long trip. Standard Luggage Co. offered their carry-on backpack to [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Reviews, Travel Gear
barracuda

I can't help but hear Heart's Barracuda song whenever I look at this bag. That's not a bad thing though because that's a cool song and this is a cool carry-on bag. On paper, the Barracuda Smart Collapsible carry-on bag has all the features that seasoned travelers want. To start with, it has ample room [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear
TashtegoRollup - 3

Packing for travel is a pain sometimes. You need clothes, various charging cables, and, of course, your toiletries. I generally pack fewer items in this category than my Lovely Bride, since I'm willing to wash my hair with whatever soap is available and use one lotion for skin, hair, and face. (Coconut oil is wonderful!) [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, Reviews, Travel Gear
dash-travelwallet

I travel outside the USA for work several times per year and one thing I am a bit paranoid about is carrying my passport with me everywhere I go. I even take it to the hotel gym with me. However, I also always carry my iPhone with me and often I want my wallet as [...]

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Posted in: News, Travel Gear, Wallets
clothingarts-pickpocketpants-1

What is the best way to protect yourself from travel related crimes? Just don't travel right? Well that's obviously no fun. Are there other ways to protect yourself? Yes, the P^cubed Pick-Pocket Proof Travel Pants from Clothing Arts can at least prevent the baddies from trying to snag your money, phone and your other pocket gear. Let's take [...]

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Posted in: Reviews, Travel Gear
grid-it-urban-adventure-convertible-carryon-travel-backpack

I'm sure that when you travel, you want to have your chargers, cables, portable batteries, earbuds, etc. all organized and easily accessible. Cocoon makes that possible with the Urban Adventure Convertible Carry-on Travel Backpack. This bag has a waterproof rugged waxed canvas exterior and you can use it as a backpack (the shoulder straps are [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear
Comfy Commuter-1

As most of us know or have probably experienced, flying these days is not a comfortable affair. The seats are getting closer together, smaller and less comfortable. Even when you take longer flights overseas the bigger planes still feel cramped and the seats uncomfortable. For those longer flights, I have an around the neck pillow, [...]

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