Archive for 'Product Reviews'

Introducing my favorite new travel planning tool: Trover

Posted on 19. Jan, 2015 by .


I have to make a confession: I am slowly but surely starting to ditch my guidebooks! I used to always travel with a guidebook, no matter if it was a 3-day weekend getaway or a yearlong backpacking trip (which turned into a somewhat indefinite journey, since what I thought would be a one-year trip is […]

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How I stay organized when I travel (plus: $100 gift card giveaway!)

Posted on 12. Dec, 2014 by .


Being on the road all the time means I have to be as efficient as possible when it comes to packing and organizing my belongings. Here are my tips on how to stay organized, plus a $100 gift card giveaway!

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I.N.O.X.: A Swiss quality watch for travelers that is made to last

Posted on 10. Dec, 2014 by .


‘Why aren’t you wearing a watch?’ a friend of mine asked me recently, when I had to go through my entire purse again to find my phone just to check the time, probably for the fifth time that afternoon. That got me thinking: Why am I not wearing a watch? In fact, I love watches […]

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From Europe to the U.S. on a budget airline – My experience with Norwegian Air’s 787 Dreamliner

Posted on 12. Nov, 2014 by .


$187 for a flight from San Francisco to Stockholm? This sounds too good to be true! I tested Norwegian’s transatlantic Dreamliner Experience and was pleasantly surprised!

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The Happiness Of Pursuit, My Search For A Quest, And A Book Giveaway!

Posted on 10. Sep, 2014 by .


It has been a while that a book captured me the way that Chris Guillebeau’s new book The Happiness Of Pursuit captured me: I am ready for a quest! Read more about it and win a copy of the book:

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Product Review: The ENO Doublenest Hammock

Posted on 06. Oct, 2012 by .


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 .


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 .


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 .


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 .


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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