Personal Care, Travel Gadgets

Accessories Every Traveler Should Have Regardless of Experience

Whether you are traveling by car or by plane, domestically or internationally, for a few days or for weeks at a time, there are a few accessories every traveler should have at the ready. These items will help make your life easier during transport, and at your final destination. Store them in your suitcase when they are not in use, and …


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Culinary Travel: Bringing The Taste of North America To Your Kitchen

North America is geographically enormous, yet unique in the fact that it only contains three nations (excluding Central America, of course). Canada, The United States of America, and Mexico are the three sovereign nations ruling over this large, western continent. Fortunately, the culinary traditions from each nation are unique and celebrated. I don’t think there is a town in the …


Culinary Travels: Bringing the Taste of Europe To Your Kitchen

European vacations are a fantastic tour of stunning architecture, historically significant locations, and absolutely fantastic food. As Anthony Bourdain so wisely stated in Kitchen Confidential, “As soon as you pick up a chef’s knife and approach food, you’re already in debt to the French.” But along with fabulous French cooking, come traditional Spanish tapas, incredible German sausage, and the most …

Gear To Prevent Heatstroke This Summer

In case you hadn’t noticed, there is a pretty significant heat wave plaguing the United States right now. It almost reached 100 degrees in New York City at the beginning of July. Los Angeles had power outages due to the high temperatures. But while a heat wave may sound like a great excuse to run through the sprinkler and consume …

Eco-Friendly Travel Ideas For Summer 2018

World travel is a fantastic hobby, but the associated waste can make the environmentally conscious among us crazy. Whether it is the disposable cutlery, water bottle purchases following TSA screenings, or disposable shopping bags, a lot of garbage can be generated from just a few days away from home. If you want to keep your exploratory habits, but also want …

The Best Binoculars On the Market

A pair of binoculars is a vital outdoor tool. Whether you are bird watching, stargazing, hunting, or enjoying a Broadway show or even a close up of a magnificent sunset, it’s wise to keep a pair on hand. Below are the four best binoculars for adults, and the four best binoculars for children – so that you can make your …

A Cordless Fan For Those Dog Days of Summer

As the calendar advances and we find ourselves getting deeper and deeper into the summer months, the temperature outside seems to rise and a somewhat relentless pace. Clothing gets smaller, air conditionings kick-on, and Popsicle sales surge. While some people tend to enjoy the heat more than others, nearly everyone can agree that there is a level of hot that …

Which Portable Translator Should You Buy?

One of the most exhilarating things about traveling to a foreign country is the exposure to a new language. Before I visit a new place, I always learn to say “hello” and “thank you” in the native language. But once my interactions get beyond those basic greetings, I am on my own. I have been known to draw pictures, act …

Which Emergency Roadside Kit Should You Purchase?

Even though most of us consider driving to be a mundane part of our daily lives, it is actually incredibly dangerous. Emergencies surrounding cars and driving are very common, and something that everyone should be prepared for. Keeping an emergency roadside kit in your vehicle is part of responsible driving. In the event of an accident, a breakdown, or a …

The Best Travel Activities for Preschoolers

Traveling can be tiring on anyone. It doesn’t matter if you are traveling by land, sea, or air, something about sitting still for a long period of time can be both mentally and physically draining. But while all of that tedium, discomfort, and boredom is almost always worth it for a great experience in a new location, try explaining that …