Travel Product of the Week: Selfie Stick

Selfie stick

On my August trip to southeast Asia, I saw how huge selfie sticks are becoming there and since then, I’ve seen them making their way to the US. Selfie sticks are telescopic poles that help people take better selfies have been around for years, but have just recently taken off—so much so that South Korea just banned unregulated ones. […]

Travel Product of the Week: TP-LINK TL-PB10400 Dual-Port Ultra External Battery Portable USB Charger Power Bank

Charger

Here’s a product you’ll want to get your favorite traveler for the holidays. This portable USB charger power bank—the TP-LINK TL-PB10400 Dual-Port Ultra External Battery Portable USB Charger Power Bank—has dual USB ports for charging two devices at the same time. It’s compatible with most 5V input USB-charged devices, including iPhones, iPads and Android devices. It has […]

Travel Product of the Week: DUBS Acoustic Filters

DUBS

This might be a great stocking stuffer for a loved one that loves to travel and listen to music. DUBS Acoustic Filters are advanced tech earplugs comprising 17 different parts that make hearing protection fashionable (LA Times). DUBS reduce volume without sacrificing the clarity of sound, so they’re great for concerts, clubs, loud stadiums, and noisy airplanes. […]

Travel Product of the World: LuminAID Solar Inflatable Light

LuminAID

Here’s a clever product for anyone into camping or in an emergency situation. The LuminAID Solar Inflatable Light is a solar-powered, inflatable lamp that packs flat and inflates to create a lightweight, waterproof lantern. It provides up to 16 hours of LED light and recharges in approximately seven hours of direct sunlight. It’s ideal for […]

Travel Product of the Week: Rotation 180º Travel Away Backpack

Rotation

The rotation 180º Travel Away is a unique backpack for adventurous travelers that keeps their most valuable gear both secure and easily accessible. The pack’s patented rotation technology, which recently won two of Europe’s top design awards (the Red Dot Award and the OutDoor Industry Award 2014), keep their documents (e.g. passports, purses, wallets), electronic devices […]

Travel Product of the Week: TravelCard

TravelCard

Pretty much every traveler I know (especially iPhone users) finds keeping their phone charged a real and constant challenge on the road. The TravelCard is a portable smartphone charger that fits in your wallet and gives you an additional five hours of talk time—so while it may not solve the problem entirely, it could be a […]

Travel Product of the Week: Sleeper Scarf

Sleeper Scarf

Last week we featured a scarf that comes with a surgical mask in it to protect you from germs. This week’s product—the Sleeper Scarf—is designed with a built-in neck pillow to help you sleep better. What’s really clever about entrepreneur Tiffany Paul’s patented design is that it contains a hidden, built-in “U” shaped pocket to securely hold the pillow in place—and which […]

Travel Product of the Week: Scough

Scough

Here’s a brilliant idea that’s just in time for the Ebola panic. Most travelers don’t want to wear a silly-looking surgeon’s mask to keep healthy or keep their germs in. But thanks to a new scarf that has built-in protection (carbon filter), they don’t have to. With the Scough, you can travel at ease while still looking stylish. Prices […]