Tag Archives: Travel Gear

Artichoke: Removal Built-in Shelves Comes To Travel Backpack

Unpacking is an unnerving chore of traveling. It always the question: should I or should I not unpack when you reach your destination. If you don’t (unpack), it will make retrieving things daunting and if you do, there’s the packing to deal with when you need to move on to the next destination. Already, there are suitcases that solve this, but what if, you are traveling light with, say, a backpack? Well, as it turns out, there is an answer and it is called Artichoke Travel Backpack. Continue reading Artichoke: Removal Built-in Shelves Comes To Travel Backpack

Aroo Travel Sized Vacuum Compressor Crushes A Steel Can From The Inside

Have you tried using vacuum bags to shrink down your clothes with a vacuum to maximum your suitcase space? Probably you have, but I am guessing only when you are leaving home. It is safe to say hotels do no offer you vacuum cleaner for such purpose. I was lucky. The last time I was staying at an AirBnB accommodation in Santa Monica, the host happens to have a vacuum which I could use. But you and I won’t be this lucky every time and this is why there is the Aroo mini bar. No. Aroo is not the name of the mini bar in some hotel. It is a travel vacuum compressor. Continue reading Aroo Travel Sized Vacuum Compressor Crushes A Steel Can From The Inside

Louis Vuitton Now Has A Subscription-based Luggage Tracker

Save for the for the ridiculously priced iPhone X, we would never have imagined ourselves associating gadgets with luxury. Well, it has happened though and this is coming from Parisian fashion label, Louis Vuitton. The product in question is a Sigfox-powered luggage tracker called Echo. Do not confuse it with Amazon Echo. This tiny black bar is not related to Amazon, nor is it Alexa-enabled. Technically, Echo can be used with any luggage, but its full functionality will only realized if use with Louis Vuitton Horizon 50, 55 and 70 models suitcases. Continue reading Louis Vuitton Now Has A Subscription-based Luggage Tracker

Giant Image Of Your Face On A Suitcase Cover Ensures No One Messes With It

How many of you here use a suitcase cover? From my little travel experience, I’d say not a lot. I do, in case you are wondering, because it not only helps to protect my precious luggage from nasty scratches, but also make it more recognizable when it rolls out on the luggage belt. Granted, my suitcase covers are from Samonite and American Tourister, which means, just about anyone could be using the same stuff and thus, there is a slight chance that it will be hard to identify right away. So far, I have yet to come across the exact same cover, but if you want to be sure, then a new suitcase cover called Head Case will be the failsafe solution. Continue reading Giant Image Of Your Face On A Suitcase Cover Ensures No One Messes With It

25-Year-Old On-The-Go Coffee Maker Updated And It Is Looking Good!

Montana-based Planetary Design, maker of hot beverage equipment, has recently reintroduced its popular French press mugs, the Big Sky Bistro, with an artistic twist. Now, if you don’t already know, French press mug is essentially an on-the-go coffee maker and mug combo first introduced 25 years ago. Twenty-five-freaking-years! So, yeah, you’d be right to say Planetary Design is the granddaddy of on-the-go coffee maker. The latest iteration boasts an improved French press plunger design and improved durability – all packed into an even lighter package while maintaining much loved features like ease of portability, and a rugged insulated BPA-free hard plastic construction that keep your choice of beverage warmer for longer and the ability to survive drops. Continue reading 25-Year-Old On-The-Go Coffee Maker Updated And It Is Looking Good!

Trust Us, You Will Want This Toiletry Bag The Next Time When You Travel

I don’t travel often, but when I did recently, this hat tip happen to pop up and it really made me think about the thing travelers usually don’t gave a damn but yet still brood about: toiletry bag AKA washbag. My last travel which was the whole of the last two weeks, I had an oblong toiletry with two compartments. Ok, maybe just one. What I did was, I dumped everything in the one compartment with only ziplock bags to separate the potential ‘hazard’ and wet items from the rest. Clearly, not the best idea, but the Premium Toiletry Bag For Traveling by Gravel could be the answer I have been looking for. This convention-challenging wonder pack has not one, not two but several compartments designed with common toiletry items in mind. Continue reading Trust Us, You Will Want This Toiletry Bag The Next Time When You Travel

This Is The World’s First Travel Adapter With Auto-resetting Fuse

With the proliferation gadgets, it is hard not to bring a couple of travel adapters when you travel. It has become a norm and obviously, the market is not lacking of such accessory and I wouldn’t bat an eyelid when I buying one. Just pick any right? Probably, but there’s something I have never gave a thought about: what if the fuse in it blows? I won’t know for sure if I am sleeping, will I? And result in gadgets hooked up to it not charging as it should. This is where Zendure, the company that brought you the crush-proof power bank, think it may have solved the problem. Continue reading This Is The World’s First Travel Adapter With Auto-resetting Fuse

This Travel Adapter Covers All Manner Of Sockets While Looking Uber Cute

Technology has advanced leaps and bounds, and so, if you travel often, you ought to keep yourself updated with an all-rounder travel adapter. I mean, seriously, the boring and sometimes, flimsy (speaking from personal experience, btw), traditional travel adapter is so passé. That’s not mention that some so-called travel adapters don’t quite cover the 15 official different sockets that exist. Sadly, not many manufacturers care, but today, we came across one that truly cares about having you covered, no matter where you go. Meet myPowerMate, a travel adapter that promised have the aforementioned 15 types of sockets covered and doing so adorably. Continue reading This Travel Adapter Covers All Manner Of Sockets While Looking Uber Cute

CHEN Is A High-tech Travel Padlock That Can Truly Be Called Next-Gen

Do you envision a future without physical keys? Well, the thing is, your front door maybe keyless and so is your car, but sadly, your favorite carryon and/or overnighter you use for traveling probably won’t be keyless anytime soon, and so for now, CHEN is probably your best bet in going keyless on any suitcase. This somewhat egg-shaped padlock is loaded with some serious tech, including built-in GPS/GSM technology to enable you to track CHEN-secured suitcase anywhere in the world, Bluetooth technology that works with a robust servomotor to unlock the lock, an in-built scale with retractable hook for finding out the weight of your baggage, and finally, a lithium ion battery, rechargeable via USB, that lasts for at least two weeks on a single charge. Continue reading CHEN Is A High-tech Travel Padlock That Can Truly Be Called Next-Gen

The Arcido Bag: Travel Carry-on Suitcase Completely Reimagined

If you jet set a lot, then you will understand the pain and hassle of checking in luggages. That is why many chose, if they can, to go with carry on. However, carry on does have its fair share of issues, most notably handling when outside of airport. Seriously, you are not going to tow in all the way, right? Well, if your answer is “no way!”, then The Arcido Carry-on Travel Bag could be the travel carry-on for you from here on. The Arcido Bag completely throw out the idea of a wheeled carry-on with telescopic handle. Instead, it opt to go with backpack/shoulder bag route while maintaining the carry-on size as stipulated by most airlines. Continue reading The Arcido Bag: Travel Carry-on Suitcase Completely Reimagined