Why is Matador left out?

January 5, 2010

Yesterday I read Elliott.orgs 10 Twitter Users Worth Following in 2010 where I ended up following many of them.  At the bottom in the ‘you may also like these stories’ there’s a link to the 8 top travel websites.  Being a sucker for lists I just had to click it to see if I was missing […]

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Favorite Little Things- Tiny Travel Cables

January 3, 2010

One of my favorite things to take with me may seem silly but the more I use it the more I like it.  It’s a tiny cable.  The cable came with a Sansa music player that I got so I could listen to audio books from the library since iPods weren’t supported.  You can find […]

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Travelers Cell Phone Wishlist

January 2, 2010

Most people that travel abroad end up getting the cheapest possible cell phone, then they either get different Sim cards or add minutes to them as they travel.  One question for 2010 is with Google coming out with their own phone in a matter of days, plus Apple’s incremental iPhone improvements or release a small tablet […]

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Happy New Year!

January 1, 2010

A safe and Happy New Year you all.  May all your travels be safe and filled with unexpectedly joyous experiences.

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The Rice Trick

December 30, 2009

Rice is something you should be able to find almost anywhere.  If you happen to drop a camera or iPod in the water or it gets wet in the rain, first pull the battery out if possible and do not turn it on.  Next grab something breathable like a coffee filter or tea bags(even a […]

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5 What’s in Your Backpack Videos!

December 29, 2009

For those of us that can never get enough videos of what, why and how people pack for traveling, here are 5 videos plus an after your done packing bonus. In no particular order… Do make sure to click the links to each site directly for the expanded stories on each! Gregory Packs  What’s in your […]

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Looking for a Backpack Questions

December 28, 2009

Looking at backpacks it occurs to me that backpacking in the US is a little different then elsewhere.  Here it’s more wilderness hiking.  Many of the packs are made for weekend or weeklong camping trips in the woods.  These ones are made to haul in a couple weeks worth of food and then some people […]

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The Busy Week Ahead.

December 27, 2009

This is going to be a busy week not just because it’s New Years.  This week I plan on starting a series looking for a travel backpack as well as launching a couple other travel-centric websites.    This site will still be updated regularly with tips and gear news.  The other ones will be devoted […]

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The International Power Plug Map

December 27, 2009

I StumbledUpon this map a while back that is tremendously helpful if you plan on traveling internationally in the next year. There are a couple different maps on Wikipedia but I think this one is the nicest and the easiest to read. Amazon.com Widgets

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Small Travel Computer Wishlist

December 26, 2009

There are a couple new improvements coming soon to netbooks.   The first is the recently announced Atom N450 processor, dubbed Pinetrail.  The big difference with this processor is that for the first time the cpu and graphics chip is combined onto one chip.  The performance is going to be approximately the same but due […]

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