Climate Case

You may have realized it, but cell phones are designed to switch off if they reach a certain temperature (typically below 32 degrees or above 95 degrees) so as to prevent damage to its internal battery.

TravelWise 3 piece packing cube set

travel wise

We’ve talked plenty about packing cubes here at Practical Travel Gear, for good reason. Personally, I am a believer: I always use them when I travel, and 99% of the time, I travel carry on-only. I use packing cubes to fit everything in my bag, but I also use them to stay organized on the road and even when I …

GlocalMe WiFi hotspot for international travel


We’re a family of five and all of us have phones or other devices that use data, so when we travel internationally, data and roaming fees can really add up. During our most recent trip, which took us through Iceland for ten days, we tried something new: a GlocalMe WiFi hotspot. For an initial investment of about $150-260, depending on …