Recent Stories on Travel Pulse

Stories on Travel Pulse These are often the first stories we write when we return home, mainly because Travel Pulse excites us. We hope it does the same for you. We recently sailed on Celebrity's Summit. It was a wonderful six-night adventure from Port Liberty in New...

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 2016 that...

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...

Gear Up! For Snorkeling

Fins for Snorkeling There are two basic types of fins available, open-heel and full-foot. If you dive and snorkel or are serious about snorkeling your way around the world, you will probably want to invest in a good pair of open fins that allow you to wear booties or...

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 perfectly good plastic...

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...

Kangeaux- Funny Name But an Interesting Product

I am always on the lookout for new travel products. This one definitely has potential, but I have not tried it out yet. It's like a carabiner clip with Velcro and cord attached that lets you hold and hang almost anything. Could work for hiking, biking, climbing, or...