Travel Gear

News, reviews and articles about travel gear and accessories.

Roam Expedition Expandable luggage review – colorful travel gear

REVIEW – One instance of realizing that you are now an adult is when you finally find yourself shopping for luggage. What used to be just handed down to you or whatever you could find in your closet to stuff clothes in for spring break suddenly turned into a systematic (spreadsheets may have been involved) …

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mbarc 7-Day pill organizer review – It levels up your travel game, but is it worth it?

REVIEW – Yeah, yeah… I know what you’re going to say. “Bob, why do you need a fancy pill organizer when you get a cheap one at the dollar store?” That’s fair. But the mbarc 7-Day Pill Organizer promises an elevated experience in several useful and functional ways. I have thoughts. To the review! What …

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Victorinox Spectra travel gear – is it the swiss army knife of luggage?

NEWS – A couple of days ago, I told you all about Leatherman’s latest gear which just happens to be t-shirts and hats instead of multi-tools. Now another huge player in the multi-tool/EDC world has rolled out (see what I did there?) new versions of their Spectra line of rolling luggage. The 65% of the …

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Tired of having a cold tush while watching your kids play soccer? Next time, grab a Terrain Heated Camping Chair!

NEWS – I’ve been there – you know – watching my kids play soccer on a cold and blustery day. My tush would have thanked me had I bought a Gobi Heat Terrain Heated Camping Chair. This collapsible steel-frame chair provides nine hours of heating time via two zones and charges in about 3-4 hours. …

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Mophie 3-in-1 travel charger with MagSafe review

REVIEW – Something we all have learned about wireless charging: there are always wires somewhere in the mix. And with several different types of wireless chargers, there could be a different wire for each one. Recently, Mophie released a charging kit I wish I had owned a month earlier when I took my iPhone, Apple …

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Cadence Capsules use magnets to keep your potions and doodads ready for travel

NEWS – These little storage capsules offer some unique features. They are made of recycled ocean-bound plastic, are available in several colors, have a 0.56 oz capacity, are leakproof, watertight, airtight, BPA-free, and TSA-compliant. But that’s not why Capsules are unique. What makes them cool is magnets. First of all, the lids have removable magnetic …

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This cap turns a water bottle into a portable hand washing station

NEWS – The Suds2Go Cap can convert most disposable water bottles into foaming soap dispensers. The cap has a small soap reservoir inside that you can fill with liquid soap and then the cap screws to the top of a water bottle. When you need to wash your hands, press the pump to dispense a …

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These glasses might keep you from barfing on your next plane or boat ride

NEWS – People who suffer from motion sickness have trouble enjoying themselves when traveling because they worry about becoming nauseous while riding in a car, a boat, a plane, etc. These ridiculous-looking glasses have liquid-filled rings around the eyes and temples that are designed to trick your eyes and brain into thinking that you’re not …

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Gadgeteer team – gear we’re using in 2022 (Garry Kolb)

ARTICLE – Julie thought that it was time for the team to do an updated WHAT’S IN MY BAG series of posts and then as the team discussed it further, we decided to expand the articles to include any gear that we’re currently using since a lot of us are still only working from home. …

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Use this globe to document your globetrotting adventures

NEWS – Love to travel? Then brag about your past destinations by recording them on the Globe from Plotter USA. Available in black, white, or cream, the Globe is made of high-quality paper that allows you to write on the world map that is printed on its surface. It also has a built-in weight so …

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Here’s a cup holder tray to add to your car picnic gear collection!

NEWS – Last week I told you about the Saucemoto condiment holder for your car and today I want to show you another gadget that can improve your car picnic experience. It’s the Macally Cup Holder Tray which moves your fast food from your lap to a cup holder mounted platform. It features a 360° …

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July Carry-On Pro review – a roll aboard suitcase, laptop sleeve, and charging combo

REVIEW – Carry-on suitcases are a dime a dozen.  Everybody makes one.  They all do pretty much the same thing – hold your junk and fit in the overhead bin on an aircraft.  Why should we care about any new ones that come on the market?  To be noticed in the fray, it would need …

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Travel cutlery that stacks together with magnets

NEWS – I’m not traveling again very much and I’m still working from home. But this Magware set makes me want to plan a reason to use travel cutlery. Magware from Full Winsor is a set of heat-hardened aluminum cutlery that has magnets in the handles that allow the fork, knife, and spoon to stack …

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