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5 Gifts for Under $50

Looking for some gift ideas for that traveling child of yours or you vagabond friend, but have no idea what to get such a person? Here are some great gift ideas for that special traveler in your life. Everything you see on this list is traveler tested and apporved, which means this gifts are sure to get a good reaction. […]


Travel Gear Blog News 05/09/2011

Brunton Restore Portable Power Review – the GearCaster To listen to music while you lay awake at night in your tent or to tweet from the top of Everest, you are going to need some sort of portable power to recharge your gadgets. The answer to your backcountry power needs may be the Brunton Restore. REI Blog: Weblog for an […]


A Simple Guide to Packing Smart for Your Gap Year [Sponsored Post]

This post is brought to you by AV. For more information on sponsored posts read here. With so many options available for someone keen to spend some time abroad between finishing their studies and taking the first big step on their career path, it’s easy to see why more and more people are wanting to get on a plane and […]

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Travel Gear Blog News 03/31/2011

Demand for Lululemon gear outpaces inventory Lululemon Athletica posted a higher quarterly profit on Thursday, but said it was unable to meet the soaring demand for its yoga and activewear gear in the current period. D-SLR Cameras: The Negatives in Taking Them Traveling « Her Packing List As a D-SLR owner, I go back and forth often about the benefits […]


Travel Gear Blog News 03/16/2011

Exped Ultralite Stuff Sacks – the GearCaster Well known for their ultralite gear, Exped recently added a whole new line of waterproof ultralite stuff sacks to the collection. Action Pants: ‘Softshell Jeans’ | Gear Review | Gear Junkie Thunderbolt Sportswear’s namesake and debut product, the Thunderbolt Softshell Jeans, look like a normal pair of black denim pants. In reality, they […]


Travel Gear Blog News 02/28/2011

Trail Cooking & The Outdoors » Blog Archive » Instant Espresso Powder – Perfect For Trail Use Sarah from Trail Cooking and the Outdoors reviews Instant Espresso Powder for trailside goodness. GearGuide | Joby Switchback Review | Outdoor Gear Reviews The GearGuide reviews a nifty 2-in-1 headlamp and lantern combo, the GorillaTorch Switchback. Canada Goose Lodge Down Vest The Outdoor […]


The Cost of Using Mobile Broadband Abroad

In a recent survey conducted by the European Commission (EC), it has been found that less than twenty per cent of European based consumers think that the current prices charged by mobile broadband providers to customers who travel within the EU are fair, and this follows recent changes to the way that providers charge for mobile broadband data roaming. In […]

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Travel Gear Blog News 02/14/2011

REI Blog: Weblog for an active community of people who love the outdoors | Like the Backcountry? Here’s a Ski Gear Preview for Winter 2011/2012 It's only February, yet I’m already looking forward to next winter! That might sound crazy, but I just got back from a ski/snowboard demo at the Mission Ridge ski area in Washington state where I […]


Camping Safety: What You Need To Have

Back in the 1930s an organization of climbers and outdoor adventures called The Mountaineers came up with a list of ten outdoor safety essentials. These Ten Essentials are recommended for safe travel in the backcountry and it is a good idea to have these items handy during any camping trip be it a weeklong backcountry excursion or a weekend car […]

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Travel Gear Blog News 01/31/2011

Top 10 Travel Apps | CheapOair Whether you want to look for a flight, read a hotel review, find a Wi-Fi hotspot or translate storefront sign in a foreign country, there are thousands of travel apps that you should pack for your trip. Or download in your favorite mobile device, that is. Travel gear: World Time wristwatch has a split […]