MIU Color Packing Cubes
We’ve reviewed quite a few packing cubes on Practical Travel Gear. By this time, these packing aids have been around a while, and if you travel with any frequency, you either love them and use them religiously, or don’t get what all the fuss is about. I fall in... Read more
Brunton Revolt 9000
It’s hard to beat Brunton when it comes to rechargeable power. We’ve reviewed their headlamps and portable solar energy packs, both of which are incredibly useful for traveling. In addition to the new  Revolt 4000, the folks at Brunton have come out with the Revolt 9000. The name makes... Read more
Otterbox Symmetry and Defender for iPhone 6
They’re here! Otterbox has protection for iPhone 6. I never really feel my phone is safe until it’s encased in Otterbox, so the arrival of the Symmetry and Defender for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus came as a relief. Wondering which case you need? I’ve been playing with... Read more
Chums Latitude9 Accessory Case
This is a colorful and approachable accessory travel bag from Chums, a company best known for the sunglasses straps that go around your neck. The Latititude9 Travel Bag is a great multi travel accessory case with plenty of space for 100 ml travel items and a toothbrush, razor, or... 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
BRAVEN BRV-BANK 6000 mAh Rugged Portable Backup Battery

This Bluetooth-enabled portable backup battery is impressive given that it can withstand rain (or water) and rugged conditions. That is because of its unique rubber exterior, which is unique to this power bank.

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Power Practical Lithium 4400 Battery Bank
Traveling with electronics has gotten easier thanks to the recent ability to start using them during aircraft taxi and on descent, but it has put an even further strain on battery life. While many aircraft feature charging stations on board, it is nice to know that if not, I... Read more
PocketPlug iPhone 5 by Prong
This clever device by Prong costs only $69.95, but can multiply its benefits in time savings and work convenience easily. The PocketPlug for iPhone 5/5S features a hard-case frame that serves as protection for your smart phone. It is lightweight and impact and scratch-resistant. More uniquely, however, it features... Read more
Anker Astro 3 12000mAh External Battery Pack
This external Astro 3 battery pack and electronics charger by Anker is powered with 12000mAh of power, enough to charge most smart phones 6 to 7 times. The pack is lightweight and slim enough to fit into most laptop or messenger bags, which has always been my primary concern... Read more
Ballistic Hydra Series iPhone 5 Case
This pocket-friendly iPhone case is both waterproof and dustproof giving it immense value for frequent travelers. The Ballistic Hydra iPhone case is designed for intensive use in a variety of situations from unpredictable, outdoor weather to travel to destinations that commonly have dust particles in the air. We fail... Read more