Travel

S.C.R. Essentials Bag

As part of their new Vol. 10 collection, our friends at Need have partnered with fellow Dallas natives S.C.R. Clothing (which stands for Style Comfort Relativity) to offer the stylish Essentials Bag.

PlanetBox Rover Lunchbox

The PlanetBox Rover is an awesome little stainless steel lunchbox for kids and adults alike. It has several compartments to keep food items apart, bento-style, while the two included round/lidded containers (one large, one small) are great for dipping sauces and/or yogurt. Its reusable stainless steel construction is both sturdy and eco-friendly. It works perfectly for solid “finger foods” like sandwiches, fruits+veggies,…

Bike Pannier (Messenger Bag) by Anhaica Bag Works

Photo credit: Álvaro Serrano. Be sure to also read the story behind the photo. * * * This waxed-canvas pannier by Anhaica Bag Works is a beautiful, versatile messenger bag for cyclists. It clips securely onto the bike’s frame via MEC pannier clips, which are covered by a velcroed flap while the bag is unclipped and being used as a shoulder bag.…

Goal Zero Nomad 20 Portable Solar Panel

The Nomad 20 by Goal Zero is a portable, foldable solar panel with a max power capacity of 20 watts (hence its name) and multiple connector ports. It fits nicely into a backpack and is generally awesome for camping and other outdoor excursions. In the span of an hour or so, it can charge most of an iPad mini’s battery or about…

Handpresso Wild Hybrid — Portable Espresso Maker

The Handpresso Wild Hybrid is a travel-sized espresso maker for coffee addicts on the move. It won’t replace a $1,000 kitchen machine but it produces surprisingly good results for what it is. The brewing process takes a little practice, but it’s worth the effort to get it right and produce some lovely crema. The top Amazon review suggests preheating the reservoir beforehand,…

TOPO Designs + DP Mountain Briefcase 2.0

TOPO Designs and Doane Paper have teamed up again to produce the 2.0 edition of their Mountain Briefcase. It can be carried in three ways: Two-handle briefcase Backpack with stowable straps Over the shoulder with removable strap The exterior combines a a natural Horween butternut leather base panel with a dark maroon Cordura body that not only gives it a unique look…

Loyal Stricklin Ruck Sack

This leather ruck sack from Alabama company Loyal Stricklin is as beautiful as it is functional. Made from 4oz rich tan Horween Leather Chromexcel, it sports a large primary opening with two smaller pockets on the front. When the enclosure flap is rolled up, the bag measures 12″x19″x5″—plenty large enough to carry one’s daily essentials—and extends to 25″ tall when unrolled. Each…

Everlane’s ‘Reverse Denim’ Collection

The folks at Everlane have just updated their Reverse Denim bags, which now sport black leather detailing rather than brown. There are three types of bags in the collection: Snap Backpack (pictured above, left) — Has a padded laptop sleeve that can fit a 15” MacBook Pro. $65 Weekender (pictured above, right) — Great for travel. 12″ shoulder drop, fits into any…

Kingston Digital MobileLite Wireless Flash Reader

As much as I love my iPhone and iPad, their limited storage space makes traveling feel like a juggling act. Do I transfer this movie or that movie? Should I delete several podcasts to make room? Which games can I bear getting rid of? Forget all the data juggling and just get a Kingston MobileLite Wireless. This portable media reader can take…

Navdy

Navdy (coming early 2015) is an intriguing little heads-up display that mounts on your car dash. As their Sandwich-produced video explains, Navdy is capable of many things: Real-time turn-by-turn navigation instructions. Displaying things like your current speed, RPM, or fuel economy. Displays texts (which you can reply to using your voice) and other notifications from your phone. Much safer than staring at…

Scosche Retractable Lightning Cable

The Scosche Strikeline is a retractable Lightning cable for iPad and iPhone. Extends to 3ft long, retracts to about the size of a watch face for travel purposes. Simple! The black version is $18, the white one $21.

Tom Bihn Aeronaut 30 Carry-On Travel Bag

The new Tom Bihn Aeronaut 30 (little brother of the original Aeronaut 45) is a convertible carry-on travel bag that can comfortably be worn over the shoulder duffel-style or as a backpack. Watch this video to see it in action. This thing can carry a surprising amount of stuff for its size. The main body of the bag is divided into three…

Trent iCarrier Battery Pack

After yesterday’s post about the NomadPlus external battery, reader Josh Hogan wrote in with another suggestion: the Trent iCarrier. It doesn’t come with a wall adapter of its own, but it has other advantages: 12,000mAh power capacity, meaning it can charge your iPhone and iPad a couple times each before needing its own recharge. If you have just an iPhone, you could…

Load More