Tag: Gear

2011 Gift Guide for Round-The-World Travellers

2011 Gift Guide for Round-The-World Travellers

| December 4, 2011 | 3 Comments

It’s starting to look a lot like—well, you know — a time for many fun holiday-season traditions. And one of the most traditional of all is our annual Holiday Gift Guide, now in its second year.

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Great Gift Ideas for the Round-The-World Traveller

Great Gift Ideas for the Round-The-World Traveller

| November 15, 2010 | 9 Comments

The holiday season is right around the corner, and we figured it’s time to start coming up with some useful, thoughtful and hopefully interesting gift ideas for the traveller (or travellers) in your life.

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Hostel Dog Launches Custom Travel Cards

Hostel Dog Launches Custom Travel Cards

| September 12, 2010 | 5 Comments

Are you about to set off on a big trip or round-the-world tour? Check out the new line of custom travel cards from the folks at Hostel Dog—’Hostel Dog Custom Travel Cards’.

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Panasonic’s Lumix GF1—a great all-around travel camera

Panasonic’s Lumix GF1—a great all-around travel camera

| April 5, 2010 | 14 Comments

Kathyrn and I had—for a while now—been considering a new camera—one that we can bring along with us on our round-the-world trip. We’d been looking for something that was portable without having to sacrifice the bells and whistles of a traditional DSLR.

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HP Mini 110—a netbook for the road

HP Mini 110—a netbook for the road

| September 10, 2009 | 19 Comments

After having spent some time traveling with the HP Mini 110, we have come to see the advantages and disadvantages of working on a ‘netbook’.

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Pacsafe’s TravelSafe

Pacsafe’s TravelSafe

| September 7, 2009 | 9 Comments

The lightweight TravelSafe folds small and is easy to take with you whenever you need to lock and leave your valuables. It is a lightweight, malleable and portable ‘safe’ for your valuables which can be locked secured to a fixture.

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