Travel Gear

News, reviews and articles about travel gear and accessories.

Julie’s gadget diary – 5 lessons I learned from my last vacation

  I recently returned from an epic vacation to California where Jeanne and I explored 3 different locations over the course of 7 days.  As with most trips, I always struggle with the gear that I want to take with me. I am a minimalist at heart, so I like to pack the least amount …

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Organized travel with the Everyday Dopp kit

Traveling is always better when you have all your gear with you and have it organized so you can always find what you need.  It doesn’t matter if you’re commuting to work with your EDC kit or if you’re traveling with your grooming kit, things are easier when you are organized.  The folks at Supply …

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The Eartec Communication Headset System will always keep you in touch

Each year I work on several projects that consist of a crew made up of other photographers or videographers and assistants, or a mixture of the three, if the projects so require. In many cases, constant communication is a key factor in making sure that the process goes according to plan. For most of these …

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The iLi Translator has all the right answers

Whenever I am in my photography “zone” and I am brainstorming about future shoots and locations, I get very excited about the photo opportunities that I have seen via television shows, or from pictures taken by other photographers. I also understand that to get to some of those locations, there will be much travel through …

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Your search for the perfect chin-supporting travel pillow is over

When you’re a passenger in a plane, train, or automobile, you may find yourself dozing off.  And then when you wake after sleeping slumped forward, you probably suffer from a stressed neck and shoulders from sleeping with your neck unsupported.  BCOZZY says their travel pillow is the one you need – the one that will …

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The LOOP Worldwide Adapter Plug will give you power wherever you go!

I love traveling to the Caribbean and especially South America, where I can get close to the Amazon and be surrounded by great photography opportunities. While I look forward to those trips, packing all of my gadgets and gear becomes a real chore. Since I simply must have every convenient gadget go along with me …

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Never find yourself in a hotel room without coat hangers again

It’s not the end of the world, but it can be a pain when you find yourself in a hotel room without any coat hangers to keep your clothes wrinkle-free.  You don’t want to have to iron an outfit every morning before you head off to a business meeting or head out to have some …

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Protect your luggage with AirBolt, the first Bluetooth-connected travel lock

With the AirBolt, you won’t need a key nor a combination to unlock your luggage.  AirBolt connects to your mobile device via Bluetooth, so you can lock or unlock it using an app.  You can also track your luggage, sound alarms when your bag is moved past a proximity boundary, or sound an alarm to …

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Travel with these disposable sheets, and you’ll never worry about cleanliness again

I’m always a little wary of hotel cleanliness, even when staying in nice, clean hotels.  I do things like encase the TV remotes in ziplock baggies, and I throw the comforter in the corner as soon as I enter the room.  When I used to have to travel for business and had no control over …

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Increase your security and peace of mind with this doorstop when you travel

I’ve seen a lot of security devices for travelers, but many of them tend to be alarms that sound when someone attempts to open the door.  The Veritas Travelers Doorstop is designed more to keep out intruders than to merely alert you to someone breaking in.  It’s made of a solid aluminum wedge with a …

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The tiny Cormia razor is perfect for travel and is TSA friendly

One bag travelers and others who like to pack ultra light for their trips will appreciate the travel-sized unisex Cormia Razor. Designed and assembled in Canada, this keychain-sized 2-blade razor is made of metal that won’t rust and has no plastic parts that can break. The Cormia Razor is a twin blade razor and comes with 5 …

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WaterField’s Duo Dopp Kit is exactly what the traveler needs for toiletries

A long time ago, I told you about a wet-shaving travel kit I had assembled for my husband.  Since then, I replaced the original leather razor case with the beautiful, sturdy, and safe WaterField Razor Case, which still looks great and performs wonderfully.  What doesn’t look so great now is the faux leather bag I …

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