Travel Gear

News, reviews and articles about travel gear and accessories.

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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Where’s my passport? Topo Designs is introducing their new & redesigned travel bag lineup!

NEWS – If one-bag travel is your thing, Topo Designs has some new stuff to show you! Topo Designs has upgraded their travel bag, with new 30-liter and 40-liter designs. Both bags feature separate compartments for your laptop, quick access travel essentials, tech gear, and small stuff, and a main compartment that opens flat with …

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Is the Game Theory bag the perfect anti-theft travel bag?

NEWS – Need a new backpack?  Check out the Game Theory before settling for a regular bag.  The Game Theory bag, like many you’ve seen on the market, is quality-made with a water-resistant exterior, reinforced stitching, padded interior, and an ergonomic design with breathable back support.  But Game Theory ups their… well, game… with both anti-theft and travel-friendly …

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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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This travel pillow is a folding shelf for your chin

If you travel a lot and like to get a few extra z’s of shuteye while you’re on a plane, train, or automobile, you know how awkward and uncomfortable it can be. I usually end up getting a stiff neck from trying and failing to sit straight up in my chair. The ChinzUP is a …

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