Category: Travel Gear

Passport Holders – My One Travel Amenity Indulgence

Traveling with two kids in tow has taught me to simplify my life as much as possible. And it all starts with organization. The best way I found to organize all the paperwork, passports and flight info is to keep … Continue reading

Camping With Kids? How About Pop Up Tents

My son’s birthday is coming up. And for the past six months he’s been bugging me to go camping. We have one tiny tent that holds two people, but now that there are four of us it is time to find … Continue reading

Obersee Kids Luggage – Fun for the Whole Family

One of the things I enjoy most when traveling with kids are the fun luggage sets that they use. Well, mainly I’m the one having the most fun with them, since they prefer not to have any bags at all … Continue reading

Resistance to Getting a Hanging Toiletry Bag and Travel Packing Cubes

For over five years I’ve been eyeing out a hanging toiletry bag. I’ve shown several to my husband before each trip, spending way too much energy on the matter.  Yet every time I had to hit the buy button I … Continue reading

Portable Outlet – Essential Travel Gadget

When traveling most of us usually take our phones, a camera and a laptop. But outlets is something we simply don’t ever think twice about. That is until we are stuck with uncharged electronics and are quite pissed that there … Continue reading

Travel Phone Charger – This is the Best Invention Ever!

What fits into your wallet and can give your phone an extra 25% charge anywhere, anytime in the world? The TravelCard Charger! I’ll be honest with you, I get a lot of new start ups contacting me about different, at … Continue reading

Magic Carpet Yoga Mats – Hand Painted and Sustainably Hand-Printed

Yoga, even though it is one of the most ancient forms of well-being and exercises in the world, is extremely new to me. As a matter of fact it is so new, that I literally just started this practice and … Continue reading

Victorinox Swiss Army Knife – The One and Only

My son is into knives.  I’m not proud of this statement. Since he started taking his wilderness class at school and going on multiple camping trips, his love for pocket knives has grown so much that it’s to the point … Continue reading

LED Flashlights for Security and Other Multipurposes

Living in Central America has so many amazing benefits it’s hard to put them all down. However, one thing that is not a benefit is the occasional loss of electricity. Ok, maybe more than just occasional. Regardless of the frequency, … Continue reading

Camping Lantern – Can’t Live Without Them

Now that my son goes to a new school with a lot of focus on outdoor activities, they have had camping trips planned. Plus, all of a sudden tons of camping opportunities are flowing into my son’s life. And he … Continue reading

Travel Size Pocket Knife – Necessary for All Purposes

For a graduation gift years ago my husband received a pocket knife with every single type of blade you can imagine. It was fun to look at, but in reality not too practical for traveling when you all you really … Continue reading

Camping Knife – Necessary for All Purposes

This year I decided to switch my ten year old son from one school to another. The original school was small, but they were too traditional in their teachings and my son wasn’t really getting it. So instead, I moved … Continue reading

Carry Everything You (And Much Much More) in a Carhartt Backpack

My son is always complaining that his backpacks are too small and rip all the time. And I must agree. Now that he’s older, his baby backpack I bought him when he was six just isn’t cutting it anymore. So … Continue reading

A Backpack That is an Addiction

“I’m addicted to my backpack,” my husband announced after using it for work. His work isn’t the kind that you head to an office and put the bag by your desk side, but rather going out in the field and, … Continue reading

Time To Get Custom Luggage Tags – Come Join Me

Did I mention that I am now a fan for life of Custom Luggage Tags? After my super successful search for a mouse pad I wanted to get custom luggage tags and ran straight to them.  Main reason was I had … Continue reading

Breaking News – Anti Theft Backpacks – They exist!

When you first think of Central America, or even more closely – Guatemala, the first thought about visiting this country is: Is it safe? And of course, for the most part, it is. But instead of wasting time and energy … Continue reading

How to Stay Warm with Style- Women’s Vest

I am a vest kind of gal. I love vests. About five years ago my mom bought me this really bright, magenta colored vest. When I first looked at it, I was so not into wearing it. But once I … Continue reading

A Powerful Mini Flashlight that Sticks to Anything

I have a confession to make. I still drive a car that doesn’t have an automatic opener for doors. Basically, what it means, is that I still fumble with keys when opening the car door. And at night this really … Continue reading

Travel Accessories For Kids – Don’t Leave Home Without Them

Kids travel toys, playful bottles and other kid things are probably at the top of my list when packing our carry-ons. What will be fun enough to keep the boys busy while we are waiting for the plane to take … Continue reading

The Secret to Keeping Water Cold for Hours – Insulated Water Bottle

Confession time. I have never owned a thermos before. I’m one of those people that has a really weird palate. I can’t have anything hot or cold. It all needs to be luke warm. So I never considered it. However, … Continue reading

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