Gear Up! For Snorkeling

Gear Up! For Snorkeling

Note: This post contains affiliate links. Specifically, the photos and some text may link to products on Amazon.com. Read our policy here. Fins for Snorkeling There are two basic types of fins available, open-heel and full-foot. If you dive and snorkel or are serious...
Gifts for Travelers: Top Gadgets and Gear

Gifts for Travelers: Top Gadgets and Gear

Start your list of gifts for travelers here. How do you find the best gifts for travelers on your shopping list? Ask some travel writers. I test quite a lot of stuff every year and some of it turns out to be awesome. Here’s my list of things I played with in...
Titan Peak: The 2016 Travel Shirt of the Year

Titan Peak: The 2016 Travel Shirt of the Year

My Columbia affair continues. In March the folks at Columbia Sportswear sent me an assortment of clothes from their new line to put to the travel test. There were a few hits and misses, but one amazing standout: the Titan Peak long sleeve shirt. Titan Peak Long Sleeve...
Yeti 30 oz. Rambler Tumbler Product Review

Yeti 30 oz. Rambler Tumbler Product Review

I wanted to hate Yeti. First of all, who in their right mind spends $55 on a cup? And don’t give me that “reusable cups save the planet” crap. It’s stainless steel. Hello? What do you think the carbon footprint of manufacturing that is? I have a...
Camera Bag Review: Too Many Cameras for One Bag?

Camera Bag Review: Too Many Cameras for One Bag?

Not with this camera bag! As much as we all rely on my phone for quick snapshots, there are times when you need real cameras. We carry a minimum of four when we travel, making a camera bag essential. We have tried several varieties, finally settling on this one. Gary...