Human Charger to fight jet lag

Human Charger to fight jet lag Practical Travel Gear

This revolutionary new gadget aims to transform the way we travel over various time zones, and as an international traveler, let’s just say this is one of the biggest pitfalls of constant travel. So I was quite intrigued to learn more about the Human Charger device.Sure, I follow the standard jet lag techniques about getting your body clock adjusted in advance, staying hydrated, getting plenty of sunlight (tough for business travelers in meetings all day), and napping at certain times. But, … [Read more...]

House of Marley Smile Jamaica Earth-Friendly Headphones

House of Marley Smile Jamaica Earth-Friendly Headphones Practical Travel Gear

This pair of earbuds not only gives you good quality audio sound, but also makes you feel good thanks to its eco-friendly construction. The House of Marley Smile Jamaica Earth-Friendly Headphones feature a smart-looking wood covering on the ear bud itself crafted from FSC-certified (Forest Stewardship Council) wood.On the front of the earbud, the casing is crafted from recycled aluminum. While that may sound less than comfortable, the earpiece fits snugly and softly in the ear and is … [Read more...]

White Sierra Happy Hour short-sleeve shirt

White Sierra Happy Hour short-sleeve shirt Practical Travel Gear

The White Sierra Happy Hour short-sleeve shirt is a great travel companion in so many ways. First, it is lightweight and made from a thin material so it is easy to fit into a carry-on bag without taking up too much space. I found it to be resistant to wrinkles when folded properly although I often like to place shirts into airtight plastic bags to minimize any unwanted creases.I really appreciated the lightweight and soft fabric that breathes in hot weather. Many shirts that I purchase look … [Read more...]

Tortuga Packable DayPack Backpack

Tortuga Packable DayPack Backpack Practical Travel Gear

If you are looking for a lightweight, small bag, the Tortuga Packable DayPack is your best bet. Often, I find myself at a crossroads looking for something professional while also lightweight. Typically, I end up toting around a briefcase or messenger bag that is mostly empty and too “heavy” for the convenience of lugging it around. I do it because it looks more professional, but these days, many business travelers carry backpacks. The Tortuga DayPack is purpose built for those that want to … [Read more...]

Grain Audio OEHP Solid Wood Over Ear Headphones

Grain Audio OEHP Solid Wood Over Ear Headphones Practical Travel Gear

This wood-paneled pair of headphones is perhaps the most stylish headgear I have seen. I am always amused by how people walk around the airport or city streets with gigantic headphones on as if they were working the NASA Space Station. Most of the time, they are bulky and look plain silly.Grain Audio's Solid Wood over-ear headphones are certainly big, but extremely elegant. I would not be embarrassed to don these while parading around the plane. But, there is more to them than … [Read more...]

Soul Electronics Soul Flex Sport Earbuds

Soul Electronics Soul Flex Sport Earbuds Practical Travel Gear

This comfortable pair of sport earbuds from Soul Electronics is ideal for frequent travelers that like to work out on the road. It also perfect for those that want to listen to music or make phone calls while walking to and from work or through a busy airport.They are extremely lightweight and have a rubbery consistency that is designed to conform to your ear. Their best feature combats one of the biggest irritations of earbuds: that they can pop out at the most inconvenient times. The … [Read more...]

Wolverine Men’s Montague 1000 Mile Chelsea Boot

Wolverine Men's Montague 1000 Mile Chelsea Boot Practical Travel Gear

The Wolverine Men's Montague 1000 Mile Chelsea boots are a stylish must-have for the modern business traveler. They are comfortable for walking in long distances and pair easily with formal attire or the more casual jeans-and-blazer look.Wolverine is often known for a more rugged look of footwear, but they have several pieces in their repertoire that are especially contemporary. The Montague is based upon the traditional Chelsea boot, which is becoming especially popular in the professional … [Read more...]

Travelon 18″ Wheeled Suitcase Carry-On

Travelon 18" Wheeled Suitcase Carry-On Practical Travel Gear

Eager-to-check gate agents are everywhere. Some airports even have third party controllers monitoring carry-on bags before security. Sure, some people abuse the system, but we all know that the airline bag sizers are ridiculously small. Frequent travelers know what reasonably fits without taking up too much space that is designated for many people.For some people, walking long distances through an airport lugging a messenger bag or briefcase can be painful. The Travelon 18” wheeled suitcase … [Read more...]

Sol Republic Shadow Wireless Headphones

Sol Republic Shadow Wireless Headphones Practical Travel Gear

This slim pair of wireless headphones has a multi-purpose whether it’s rocking out to tunes or answering calls via its Bluetooth capability.The Sol Republic Shadow wireless earphones are exceptionally comfortable that fits to your collar and moves along with you. There is nothing I hate more than headphones that slide off your head when leaning forward to get something from my briefcase or when walking quickly through an airport. Luckily, the headphones are water (and sweat) resistant.A … [Read more...]

XSBOOM Mini Bluetooth Speaker

XSBOOM Mini Bluetooth Speaker Practical Travel Gear

Portable speakers are typically too large to fit into a briefcase, and the XSBOOM Mini Bluetooth speaker is just the thing for those that need to take this on the road. Leisure travelers will enjoy using it while lounging on the beach or by the pool. But, business travelers will find this great to use during presentations or at exhibition shows.I even found it easy to put into my carry-on when traveling internationally, but if there is not enough space, it could even fit into a pocket. … [Read more...]