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Travel Gear Holiday Gift Guide

Date: November 23rd, 2011 | 11 Comments

The holiday season is upon us. To some that means nothing but joyous nights spent making gingerbread cookies, tying ribbon around your gorgeously wrapped presents, watching classics like A Christmas Story, It’s a Wonderful Life, and A Charlie Brown Christmas, and sitting around the fire with a cup of spiked eggnog.

But for some of us the holidays are a bit more stressful. The holidays mean racing around town and battling the crowd

Gift Ideas for the Techie Traveler

Date: November 23rd, 2011 | 11 Comments

Looking for a gift for that technology-loving traveler on your gift list? Well look no further because this list gives you plenty of ideas for that tech loving family member or friend.

Compared to coming up with gifts for the backpacker or round-the-world traveler, I think finding gifts for the tech-savvy traveler is the easiest because there is always some new technological device out on the market that makes traveling easier an

Timbuk2 Kickstand iPad Case and Stand

Date: May 19th, 2011 | 1 Comment

Timbuk 2 Kickstand iPad Stand - cute and sporty protective cover and stand for iPad

Finally an iPad case/stand that is both functional and sporty. Makers of extraordinary messenger bags and urban adventure accessories, Timbuk2 just released two iPad stands – the Timbuk 2 Kickstand and Popup Case.

The Timbuk2 Kickstand will surely become one of the best iPad cases for travel. The case folds out an

Going In Style Adapter Plugs

Date: May 17th, 2011 | 1 Comment

Going In Style Adapter Plugs – High quality adapter plugs to keep your electronics safe

If you’re only going to one country or if you’re traveling and really want to know that your converter will work, check out Going In Style’s adapter plugs. Going In Style has an adapter for every country from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe and they are a bit more heavy duty than those adapter kits with interchangeabl

Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones

Date: March 29th, 2011 | 1 Comment

Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Headphones – the quietest noise cancelling headphones ever

By the inventors of noise cancelling headphones themselves, the Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Headphones take quietness to the next level. The QuiteComfort headphones were designed to block out noise across the full spectrum of human hearing so you can listen to your tunes without any distraction.

You can also use the headphones if you want to zone out and eliminate background nois

Best iPhone Cases for Travel

Date: March 7th, 2011 | 3 Comments

The iPhone may just replace the Leatherman as the most valuable travel-sized multi-tool. Sure it can’t whittle some kindling wood for your campfire or open a can of soup, but it can make airline reservations, help you find a campsite, tell you which way is North, and help you keep your travel documents organized.

If you’re trying to pack light, the iPhone can cut down on the number of gadgets and dodads yo

Best Heart Rate Monitors

Date: March 2nd, 2011 | 1 Comment

Looking to improve your fitness level? Heart Rate Monitors are a great tool for monitoring your fitness progress and helping you stay in your target zone during workouts. Heart Rate Monitors measure and display your heart rate in real time giving you continuous feedback about your level of effort so you can adjust your level of intensity to get in your desired workout zone.

Whether you are a casual walker or veteran marathoner

Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor

Date: February 18th, 2011 | No Comments

Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor – pretty basic heart rate monitor

The Suuonto M2 Heart Rate Monitor is as basic as they get. If all you’re looking for is a watch that displays your heart rate with a few end of workout stats, the M2 might be perfect for you. If you’re looking for a watch that can tell you your speed, distance, and assorted workout stats, you won’t be happy with thi

Garmin Forerunner 110 GPS Heart Rate Monitor

Date: February 17th, 2011 | 3 Comments

Garmin Forerunner 110 GPS – entry-level GPS sports watch

The Garmin Forerunner 110 GPS is a great entry-level GPS sports watch. It comes in both a men’s and women’s version (and a less expensive version without heart rate functions). The watch is simple and easy to use and displays reliable and consistent distance, speed, and heart rate information.

Using GPS, the Forerunner 110 accurately records your pace, distance, and time. Data from each ru

Best iPhone Travel Gear Apps

Date: February 7th, 2011 | 1 Comment

In the never-ending quest for the best travel gear, one of the things that tends to be really appealing is a tool that can multi-task. It helps when you’re trying to pack light – whether you’re going carry-on only for a 10-day trip through France or you’re on a long weekend camping trip – and it also helps cut down on the number of things you need to remembe