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Travel Gear Holiday Gift Guide

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 […]

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Gift Ideas for the Techie Traveler

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 […]


Timbuk2 Kickstand iPad Case and Stand

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 […]

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Going In Style Adapters

Going In Style Adapter Plugs

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 […]


Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones

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 […]

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Otterbox Impact Case

Best iPhone Cases for Travel

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, […]


Best Heart Rate Monitors

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 […]

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Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor

Suunto M2 Heart Rate Monitor

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 […]


Garmin Forerunner 110 GPS Heart Rate Monitor

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, […]

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