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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

Stocking Stuffers For Travelers

Date: November 23rd, 2011 | 4 Comments

Get started on your holiday shopping early this year. For all those travelers on your shopping list, we have made it easier on you and thought of plenty of practical and creative gift ideas that are small enough to fit in a stocking.

From practical items like headlamps and Swiss Army Knives to more fun items like ultralight hammocks, travel clotheslines, and a game of Rubber Neckers, we have thought of something fo

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

Brooks-Range Cirro Jacket

Date: May 13th, 2011 | No Comments

Brooks-Range Cirro Jacket – lightweight, synthetic mountaineering jacket

This is a guest review by Zac Robinson.

It has been a wet spring here in Utah.  With snowfall totaling over 700″ for the season, it looks like it will be easy for those folk who want to try to lay some ski tracks every single month of the year. Unfortunately, I packed the skis into the basement a few months ago and dug out th

Humangear GoToob Travel Bottles

Date: May 11th, 2011 | No Comments

Humangear GoToob Travel Bottles – carry-on approved travel bottles

GoToobs have revolutionized travel toiletry bottles. I’ve been using Nalgene Travel Bottles for years, but I am tempted to crossover to the GoToob. Main thing I liked about these bottles is that unlike the Nalgene bottles they are squeezable. You can get that list bit of shampoo out of a GoToob without elaborate pounding rituals.

A large opening makes these bottles easy to fil

Nalgene Travel Bottle Kit

Date: May 10th, 2011 | No Comments

Nalgene Travel Bottle Kit – leakproof and break-resistant travel bottles

The economical Nalgene Travel Bottle Kit is perfect for packing and organizing shampoo, lotion, body wash, vitamins, and other travel essentials. Made from heavyduty polyethylene, these bottles are as rugged as their popular Nalgene water bottles.

The kit includes six guaranteed leakproof bottles (some which fit the two independent dispenser caps) and two storage jars not intended for liquids but great for things lik

Motion Sickness Cure: Medication, Bracelets, or Ginger?

Date: April 25th, 2011 | 12 Comments

For about as long as I can remember, I have been prone to motion sickness. Motion sickness is caused by conflicting messages between the senses when you are in motion. Basically the brain can’t reconcile the different messages coming from the inner ears and eyes during motion and you’re left feeling nauseous. Some people seem to be immune to motion sickness while others have only mild nausea. Others can experience extreme nausea

Best Eco-Friendly Backpacks and Bags For Travel

Date: April 21st, 2011 | No Comments

Way to much of what gets made ends up in the trash. By buying gear made from recycled materials, we not only reduce the amount of wasted headed to the landfill, but we reduce the amount of raw materials needed to make a new product. Buying products made from recycled materials is also a statement to these companies that eco-friendly products are important to us.

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