Travel Gear

News, reviews and articles about travel gear and accessories.

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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High Camp Flasks highball shaker – mix a drink at home or take it to go

REVIEW – If you’re a beer or soda drinker, there are a ton of options for taking your beverages with you and keeping them cool. But for the mixed drink crowd, unless you’re willing to tote all the ingredients with you as well as some sort of mixing container, you’re really out of luck.  High …

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Cycplus A8 air inflator review – A handy air pump to have around

REVIEW – I ride my motorcycle almost every weekend.  I always do a safety check on my bike before I ride and make sure the tire pressures are set where they need to be.  Unlike a car, a flat tire on the road can result in a very long wait for a tow, or even …

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Lander Traveler 35L Backpack review – Perfect for one bag travel adventures

REVIEW – I’ll be honest up front here.  I’d been eyeing Lander’s packs since I missed being a backer on their successfully funded Kickstarter campaign back in 2018.  Their packs just had a great look and appeared to be loaded with solid functionality.  I couldn’t accept Julie’s offer to review a Lander pack fast enough.  …

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Tego Roll-And-Go Ultimate Travel Bag review – ultra-customizable travel bag

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – When I travel, I pack my gear into several individual pouches and bags, and during the whole trip, I’m trying to remember which pouch holds which gadget or cable. Today I want to show you the Tego Roll-And-Go Ultimate Travel Bag which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter and it might be …

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BougeRV 30 Quart (28L) Portable Refrigerator/Freezer review – make all the things cold

REVIEW – If I had a dollar for every time I went camping or took a trip and had a bad experience with a cooler and ice, I would have at least three dollars. Traditional coolers can have a variety of issues like leaks, soggy food from melting ice, broken backs from the weight of …

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MasterSpace Charwego 45W international travel adapter review

REVIEW – I seem to be posting a lot lately about travel, or more correctly, the lack of travel, and the gadgets I hope to use someday when I can travel again.  In keeping with that theme, I present the MasterSpace Charwego 45W travel power adapter. Charwego is much more than just a travel plug …

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LEVEL8 Elegance Carry-On Luggage review

REVIEW – We didn’t travel much in 2020 due to COVID; instead, we chose to be cautious and hang out at home a lot.  Hopefully things will look better in 2021, especially if these vaccines work well.  If they do, then we’ll definitely take a vacation or two.  Maybe we’ll head down to Myrtle Beach, …

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OmniCase is an EDC worthy USB-C dock with built-in cable storage

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Even though traveling isn’t something a lot of us are doing right now, I have my fingers crossed that by this fall I might get to take a vacation that isn’t a staycation. If that happens, I’ll be figuring out the best way to travel light and the OmniCase which just launched …

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Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review – A smart jump starter for your vehicle

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – In the last six months, I’ve had to jump-start 4 or 5 vehicles. When the Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review offer came along, I thought it could be the answer to making that task much easier. What is it? The Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter is a multi-purpose device whose primary …

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SCOTTeVEST Revolution 2.0 jacket review – 25 pockets for all your EDC gear

REVIEW – The Gadgeteer and SCOTTeVEST have a relationship that goes back to 2001. We have consistently found their products use innovative materials, are precisely tailored with attention to detail, and of course, are choc-full of pockets. The Revolution 2.0 is a new take on an old favorite. Read on to see what I think! …

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Need to get away without getting COVID? Try a submarine

NEWS – Do you find yourself spending a lot of time at home?  Do you wish you could get away and totally avoid the risk of catching COVID?  Maybe you consider getting your own submarine.  Yes, you can buy your own sub!  The Nemo is personal, 2-man submersible that can dive down to 330 feet. …

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