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

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

Stay Away from Sunburn and Bugs in an Eco Friendly Way

The tropics has many, many wonderful elements to it. The weather is great, the jungles, forests and beaches are gorgeous. And there is always a new furry creature for your kids to get close encounters with. However, the tropics also … Continue reading

A Healthy Way to Keep Skin Protected from the Sun

While slathering on a heavy sunscreen on my kids as they moan and groan that they hate the white stuff on their face, a friend of mine pulls out a spray bottle and within a few quick sprays her kids … Continue reading

Watervault Stainless Steel Water Bottle

Getting my oldest son to drink water is easy. Getting him to carry a bottle around with him that he likes and isn’t harming the environment is a huge challenge. We decided if we look for a cool bottle and … Continue reading

A Different Kind of Toothbrush Sanitizer

Who is guilty of not washing their toothbrushes properly? Definitely me. With barely enough time in the mornings to get my kids ready for school, brushing teeth has become a sprint with just enough energy to make sure the kids … Continue reading

A Fun Way to Keep your Toothbush Clean and Secure as you Travel

Who has trouble getting their kids to brush their teeth in the morning? Me me. But it is an even bigger struggle when you are traveling. What kid in his or her right mind wants to waste time brushing teeth … Continue reading

Eco Friendly Travel – Using Stainless Steel Water Bottles

My goal for 2014 is to eliminate as much plastics as possible from our lives. It is truly incredible all the plastic that we use without even thinking about it. The hard part is, most of it you really don’t … Continue reading

Keep Your Whole Family’s Skin Protected Wherever You Go

Living in a Central American you have a huge perk – doing exercise outside daily. The only thing you need to deal with is the sun. And trust me, it can get brutal at times.  I am definitely not complaining, … Continue reading

Stainless Steel Water Bottles – Essential for Families On Many Levels

Every year we my son goes through at least three different water bottles. They are all usually plastic (BPA free), yet they become so beat up and nasty after only a couple of months that I am in desperate need … Continue reading

Easy Way to Avoid Sunburn Naturally while Traveling

Once my kids hit the water, there is no getting them out of there. And usually it is in the scorching sun. My lame attempts at putting on sunscreen basically wear off instantly as they splash around and play hard … Continue reading

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