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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 Backpackers

Backpacking and adventure travelers are pretty easy to please when it comes to holiday gifts. All you need to do is get them a shiny new piece of gear and you’re sure to see a smile when they open their gift. You pretty much can’t go wrong with a durable waterproof camera, a couple of compression sacks, or the latest […]


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 […]

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Stocking Stuffers For Travelers

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 […]


Motion Sickness Cure: Medication, Bracelets, or Ginger?

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 […]

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Best Travel Neck Pillows

In my search for the best travel neck pillow, I’ve scoured high and low and tried out memory foam, blow up, self-inflating, Tempur-Pedic, lavender smelling, and antimicrobial and realized that it all comes down to personal preference. If you’re short on space, go with an inflatable travel neck pillow. If you’re more concerned with comfort, go with memory foam or […]

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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 Backpacks for RTW Trips

The backpack is the single most important gear item for your round-the-world trip. Your backpack will be your home for the next 6 months or how ever long you’ve been lucky enough to score off for travel – so you’re going to want it to be perfect. If your backpack is too small, not padded enough, or poorly designed for […]

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