Archive for 'Product Reviews'

Product Review: The ENO Doublenest Hammock

Posted on 06. Oct, 2012 by .

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We tested out the ENO Doublenest hammock for two and absolutely love it – it’sa leight weight, quick dry, super easy to set up hammock – perfect for travel!

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1,000 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU DIE – book review and giveaway!

Posted on 17. Jul, 2012 by .

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We are giving away three copies of the inspirational travel bible 1,000 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU DIE. Enter our sweepstakes and find out more about the book!

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Our new Donner daypack is just what the doctor ordered | Product Review

Posted on 11. Jul, 2012 by .

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Our review of Overland Equipment’s Donner bag.

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Product review: Vasque Mindbender Trail Running Shoes

Posted on 28. Jun, 2012 by .

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We only recently discovered the Vasque brand, and weren’t sure how they be the right fit for Dani. Read on for our review…

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Glove Stretchers and Petticoats: Packing advice from a Victorian Lady Traveller

Posted on 11. Jun, 2012 by .

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Never eat a railway ham sandwich and avoid pastry. Good advice? It was over 120 years ago when Lillias Campbell Davidson wrote her revolutionary little book, Hints to Lady Travellers.

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Why mother is a four-letter word in Spanish | Madre, a book review

Posted on 15. Oct, 2011 by .

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Loaded with as much slang as rich intellectual cultural commentary, author Liza Bakewell explores how in the world mother became a four-letter word in Spanish. Click through for a full review of Madre, Perilous Journeys with a Spanish Noun.

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Hg2: A Hedonist’s Guide | iPhone app review

Posted on 10. Jul, 2011 by .

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During our three-month jaunt in Europe this spring, in addition to researching fellow travel blogs and peeking into the usual Lonely Planet or Footprint guide, we decided to employ the help of the Hedonist Hg2 iPhone app for a more well-rounded look at Europe’s major cities. Read our review to out if we think it’s worth downloading…

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Travel Technology: USB Cell Batteries

Posted on 14. Sep, 2010 by .

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The USB Cell AA Batteries can be recharged up to 500 times, cut down on pollution (over 15 billion alkaline batteries are discarded each year world-wide) and each charge lasts about 12 hours of constant use, much longer for occasional use.

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The Kodak zi8 pocket camcorder – the best could still be better | Travel Tech Review

Posted on 13. Aug, 2010 by .

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The zi8 is a vast improvement on its older sister, the zi6, and this version has also surpassed the more famous and funky-looking Flip Video camcorders.

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iPad envy? Not yet.

Posted on 09. Jul, 2010 by .

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On the top of our priority list for before setting off on our round the world trip was the purchase of a top-notch netbook. At the time of our purchase, the iPad had yet to hit the market, so the choice between a netbook and a clunky laptop was an obvious one. However, despite a few geeky twinges of initial iPad envy, there is no question that the netbook is by far the best choice for a Globetrotter Girl.

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