Travelers today have a wealth of technology at their disposal to aid them on their journeys, though battery life is the bane of their existence. While traveling to more remote parts of the world, electrical outlets are few and far between, making the Goal Zero Switch 8 an attractive accessory for the digital backpacker.
The Switch 8 is a solar recharging kit comprised of the Switch 8 battery pack and the Nomad 3.5 solar panel. The battery is capable of charging an iPhone 5 up to 90 percent, and also has an interchangeable tip that can be a USB charger, LED flashlight and an ultraviolet water purifier. The battery pack can be charged via USB, but the real appeal of this product is the Nomad 3.5 solar panel.
Two mono-crystal solar panels are housed in a rugged nylon case which folds like a binder. A sunny day will allow a user to fully charge the battery pack in five to 10 hours, though tests have shown it can charge even faster than that. Please note that the solar panel is not intended to directly charge devices, as it is designed to output only a 5V, 3.5-watt current.
While the question of a location’s safety is often subjective depending on an individual’s travel experience and overall life experience, there are some measurable factors that can indicate whether a city is a safe destination for foreigners. Last summer, the Economist Intelligence Unit issued its 2019 Safe Cities Index, a ranking of 60 urban settings around the world based on various aspects of security, such as digital, personal and infrastructure.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Hawai'i is a dream destination for many travelers. The island paradise boasts beautiful weather, breathtaking scenery and tons of activities. But a trip here can turn into a disaster if you go at the wrong time. So, which months are best?
Set one foot inside Kimpton's Palm Springs property, The Rowan, and you will immediately understand why it is such a popular addition to the Kimpton brand. Designed with a sleek, modern style synonymous with Kimpton, the interior is at once inviting and relaxing.
Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.