Category: Reviews

DroneGuard Kit by Lowepro

As a travel video blogger and all around camera gear hound, I have found it necessary to acquire camera bags for specific needs. For example, I have a Lowepro roller that keeps a large amount of gear safe and secure when traveling by air. I have a Lowepro Fastpack backpack...

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Incase Sling Pack GoPro camera bag review

As a travel video blogger and all around camera gear hound, I have found it necessary to acquire camera bags for specific needs. For example, I have a camera bag roller that keeps a large amount of gear safe and secure when traveling by air. I have a bag that...

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UGOBAGS: Customized Luggage made simple

Have you ever come across a new product and wondered why someone hadn’t thought about it earlier? That happened to me recently when I discovered UGOBAGS, a customized luggage company—as soon as I saw one of their bags, I thought, “now that’s a good idea!” As a perpetual traveler and...

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Top-10 Backpacking essentials

I attended the 2014 Outdoor Retailer show this year and was introduced to a number of really cool products. As an avid outdoors person, I really enjoy camping and backpacking—since the show, I've been testing out a variety of products. Here are some of the best, and, essential backpacking gear...

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Montaras make mole hills out of mountains

Written by: Terri Campbell Initial look at the Womens Ahnu Montara hiking boots Price: $160.00 Model: Montara AF2139 Color: BLACK Material: Leather and swede accents Sizes: 5-11 Features: Padded leather collar and tongue, eVent® breathable waterproof bootie, Rubber toe protector, Vibram® outsole for traction on variety of surfaces. I love...

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Ahnu Mendocino boot review

Last month I attended the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City where I was introduced to a shoe company I’d never heard of before…Ahnu Footwear. A majority of their shoes are for the ladies, but they have a handsome line for men as well, including a few hiking boots. ...

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Keen Marshall Mid-top review

About ten years ago, while perusing the shoe section at REI, I discovered a truly unique sport sandal that I quickly became enamored with...the Newport by Keen Footwear.  Over the past decade, Keen has come a long way from their modest foray into the competitive shoe industry. Today, Keen is...

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Lowepro Pro Roller x300 review

If you're a photographer and/or videographer like me, there is a good chance you have equipment stowed in multiple bags, often forgetting which bag has your batteries, filters, or other gear you need at a particular moment. As I continue to add to my equipment list, I found that my...

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Maui Jim: Best driving sunglasses

As a road trip blogger, I do a lot of driving.  I also spend a good deal of time outdoors, so having a good pair of sunglasses is essential. While sunglasses can be a fashionable accessory, they are also a vital tool in protecting your vision from harmful UV rays—this...

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Seven Sensational Road Trip items of 2012

In addition to exploring those hidden gems of the road, I’m frequently asked to review travel and road trip related products.  I’ve selected seven road trip items that I’ve had a chance to use this past year, most of which you’ve probably never heard of.  Each of these seven items...

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Cinetics SkatePlate helps stabalize motion video

I have always loved gadgets and tools, especially when they can help me to improve...whether it is a hobbyist activity or in my job.  One of the challenges as a road tripper is that space is a commodity, so it's difficult to lug around a lot of equipment.  As a...

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Maui Jim ‘Kahuna’ sunglasses review

I have been a Maui Jim sunglasses fan ever since my first pair a few years ago. As I was planning a trip to Puerto Rico I thought...perfect time for a new pair of sunglasses.  Maui Jim is well-known for their high quality optics and I really like how the...

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Half popped, but double delicious

I recently discovered a savory and scrumptious edible you've probably never heard of before....HalfPops.  HalfPops (as the name implies) are half popped popcorn kernels that provide a crunchy and flavorful snack...perfect for road trips! HalfPops is a newbie to the snack food scene and currently only have two flavors, butter...

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