Eagle Creek eTools Organizer Pro Tames the Gadget Beast
If you need to find a specific cord, charger, or gadget in your bag, how quickly can you do it? If you use this new eTools Organizer Pro from Eagle Creek, you might be able to answer “five seconds” because everything will be in one place. Despite all the... Read more
Behold the Intelligent Suitcase: Bluesmart
Imagine if your dumb ole suitcase could wake up and do more. What if it could weigh itself, tell you where it is, lock remotely, and charge up your phone in the airport? Would you line up to pre-order that? It’s not science fiction, it’s Bluesmart. We are not... Read more
Inexpensive & Useful Travel Gadgets From Nite Ize
Want some gadgets that will make your travels easier, for ten bucks or less? Nite Ize has plenty of options for you—or your stocking stuffer recipient. Way back when I started this travel gear blog, the whole idea was to focus on things normal people could buy, pack, and... Read more
Olloclip 4-in-1 Lens

Olloclip 4-in-1 Lens

General Gear December 12, 2014 0

Cell phone cameras are getting better and better. Unless you’re a professional photographer (or tried-and-true hobbyist), it’s tempting to ditch the DSLR at home and resort to the convenience of a lightweight camera that’s also your phone and practically everything else. But when it comes to certain lens needs,... Read more
PocketMonkey One-piece Multi-tool Fits in a Wallet
Want to have a travel gadget that will come in handy, but is no trouble to pack? We like the useful pocket tools we’ve reviewed in the past, from the likes of Victorinox, Gerber Gear, and True Utility. The big difference with this PocketMonkey tool is that it’s so... Read more
UCO Tetra Compact Lantern & Flashlight That’s Rechargeable
It’s kind of fitting that the week I was putting up my review of this 170-lumen Tetra lantern from UCO, a windstorm in my neighborhood knocked a tree onto a power line and we were without electricity for 11 hours. My daughter ate breakfast and brushed her teeth by... Read more
SOL REPUBLIC Punk Wireless Speaker
We use Sol Republic’s Tracks HD headphones when we travel and at home, so I was eager to check out their newest wireless speaker. The perfect size for people on-the-go, the Punk speaker weighs less than 8 ounces and approximately 5″ x 5″ x 2″…small enough to fit into even the... Read more
The Champ Survival Sidekick 10-in-1 Multitool
Survival preppers will have nothing on you once you’ve picked up the Champ Survival Sidekick 10-in-1 Multitool. I don’t consider myself an alarmist, but I do like the feeling of knowing I’m prepared for most situations, and self-reliant while traveling, especially by car. After educating myself on the many functions of... Read more
Moshi IonBank 5K Mobile Charger

The Moshi IonBank 5K mobile charger can boost your iPhone in a jiffy thanks to its 5,000 mAh battery strength.

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EvoGrip S18 Swiss Army Knife: a Lot of Tools in a Small Package
I have to admit it’s been a while since I traveled regularly with a Swiss Army Knife if going anywhere near an airport, but with a few checked bag trips lately and local overland ones, I’ve been enjoying having this Victorinox EvoGrip S18 one on me. I forgot how... Read more