Travel Gear

News, reviews and articles about travel gear and accessories.

CUBEPACKS | Packing Cubes That Transform Into Packs – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Packing cubes are some of my most vital travel gear—they allow me to pack a lot more than without them.  But sometimes I think it would be nice to have a smaller day pack to use once I get to my destination, rather than hauling me travel backpack around.  Cubepacks bridge that …

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KeySmart Urban Wallets cover a variety of EDC and travel needs

NEWS – Wallets are an essential piece of EDC gear for most of us, and I’ve been on a continuous quest to find the “perfect” wallet (for me).  We’re fans of KeySmart here at The Gadgeteeer, but only recently did I stumble upon KeySmart’s line of Urban Wallets, which look cool and appear to have …

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6 Awesome travel apps to use for your Spring Break trip

ARTICLE – The information age has opened new avenues when it comes to travel. You can choose to stay in someone’s home in a foreign country to fully immerse yourself in the culture, or book an inclusive resort vacation, with a few keystrokes from your smartphone or laptop. There are so many travel apps out …

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The wandrd Travel Journal is packed with useful features for travelers

NEWS – We’ve been very blessed to have taken some nice family vacation of varying duration and in different parts of the world.  Two aspects of these trips that would have been nice to have a good place to record information are the planning prior to the trip and journaling during the trip itself.  I …

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The G-RO Check-In Classic bag might just check all the boxes when you travel

NEWS – One of the biggest challenges that I face when I am traveling on a plane and need to carry photography equipment and other personal items, is how to do so with the least amount of luggage and luggage that I do not have to struggle with. My carry-on bag usually has mostly photography …

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You’ll never forget where you’ve been with this notebook

NEWS – The Stitch Travel Notebook from Chasing Threads is an A5 leather notebook cover with a 120 page lined insert. What makes this leather notebook cover special? The cover has an outline of the Earth’s continents. The cover also has tiny perforations where you can sew little X’s like needlepoint/cross stitch to mark locations where …

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Bond Travel Gear Attache 13, Escapade Pouch, Venture Pouch, Field Journal and Travel Wallet review

REVIEW – It’s 2018, and most of us haul gadgets around with us these days, ranging from a just what we can stuff into our pants pockets to a treasure trove of EDC or travel items.  To meet the demand for organizing and protecting all of these items while on the go, Bond Travel Gear …

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Restrain your big dog properly in the car with the Big Dog Seat Belt

NEWS – Dwayne Caruth spent 10 years as a firefighter/EMT, and he saw far too many dogs injured or killed because they were improperly restrained during a car accident.  He was inspired to find a better way to protect dogs in the car after an accident he responded to where the driver was alive and in …

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PackTidy keeps your shirts from getting crushed and wrinkled in your luggage

NEWS – You take your nice, crisply-ironed dress shirt, carefully place it in your suitcase for a trip, and pull out a wrinkled mess when you get to the hotel.  You’ll have to iron that shirt again before your meeting tomorrow – unless you’ve packed your shirt in a PackTidy Shirt and Tie Commuter Travel …

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Protect your personal items in a portable travel safe

NEWS – Where do you keep your keys and wallet while you’re on the beach?  Under your towel or stuffed up under your chair isn’t safe, because they could be quickly grabbed by someone walking by if you’re distracted.  It’s better to put your stuff in a FlexSafe portable travel safe.  Attach the FlexSafe to …

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The secret to a comfy travel pillow lies with a turtle

NEWS – Do you ever wake up with a stiff, sore neck if you doze off while commuting by planes, trains, or automobiles?  The Trtl Support Travel Pillow is designed to appear you have a soft, hypoallergenic polyester fleece scarf wrapped around your neck, but a “neck brace effect is created by the internal support …

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