Travel Gear

News, reviews and articles about travel gear and accessories.

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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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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