Category: Travel Gear

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First hand, honest travel gear products reviewed – travel gear for kids, adults, pets and more.

Travel Size Toiletries Squeeze Pod – Review

How do you get eco friendliness and natural fun on the go? Squeeze Pod has you covered. Squeeze Pod is a line of single-use natural toiletries. They are leak-proof, TSA-compliant, vegan and PETA-certified cruelty-free. Squeeze Pod toiletries range in price … Continue reading

Hanz Waterproof Gloves and Socks – Review

OMG, where have these been all my life? Imagine hiking where there are beautiful creeks to cross. And you’re on small stones and accidentally you slip in and your foot gets wet. Man, you must be beside yourself because you … Continue reading

Bureo Sunglasses – Making a Difference in the World

For years I’ve gone back and forth to buy a quality pair of sunglasses for myself. But with young kids all good things get trashed around as much as crappy ones, so I’ve learned to compromise some things. Finally, my … Continue reading

Top Choice for Filtered Water Bottle – LifeStraw Go

  Living in Central America you simply can’t walk over to any random faucet or water fountain and fill up your bottle and continue on your nature walk, hike, climb or any activity that is no where near a little … Continue reading

Helly Hansen Jacket – Fun and Sexy Travel Wear

I originally got the W Astra Jacket for our travels as a reliable, practical jacket for different climates. But it’s now my go to jacket for all occasions. Living in Guatemal,a the majority of my ‘important’ clothes for traveling have to be … Continue reading

Women’s Hiking Pants – Bugsaway Ziwa Convertible Pant Review

One of my favorite activities is hiking. It allows me to get close with nature, challenge myself and to have fun times while meeting new people. My first experience at it was climbing Acatenango Volcano in Guatemala. I live in Antigua Guatemala … Continue reading

Women’s Alpine Houdini Waterproof Jacket – Review

I have been enjoying hiking in Guatemala for over a year now. This is one for the countries along the ring of fire and has around 40 official volcanoes of all sizes and difficulties, as well as mountain ranges that … Continue reading

Weekend Bags for Women – Eco Friendly and Unique – How to Find One

You know what has been on my bucket list for at least ten years? A stylish weekend bag. I know, it seems silly to have something like this on a want list for over a decade. But any mama with small … Continue reading

Therm-a-Rest – Women Friendly Camping Equipment (Sleeping Bag and Mattress)

The idea of camping for me comes encased in labored tent pitching and uncomfortable sleeping arrangements, unless you plan on hauling huge sleeping pads or 30 pound air mattresses. Considering that the last time I truly went camping was over 20 years ago and on … Continue reading

What are the Best Family Camping Tents?

One of the main reasons I’ve kept dismissing my oldest boy’s constant requests for camping boiled down to not having a good tent.  And also the fact that I was not the biggest camping fan. So if I was to go … Continue reading

Durable, Resistant – Military Tested Mini Ipad Case – Pelican Progear

Not many of my tablet accessories can I actually say ‘Meet Military Specifications’, until I got me the Pelican ProGear Voyager Tablet Case for my Apple iPad mini. But that’s not all it says about this cool case:   Rugged … Continue reading

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

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