There’s nothing wrong with compiling a little holiday wishlist to discreetly pass on to your loved ones. Here are some of our favorite 2015 gifts perfect for the frequent traveler or wander-luster.
Pack This! Pad ($7)
A super-cheap stocking stuffer from Knock Knock, the Pack This! Pad is something every traveler has needed at some point. The checklist includes everything you could ever need or want on a trip — just rip it and check the items off as you go.
National Parks Sticker Map ($55)
The perfect gift for any park or camping junkie, the National Parks Sticker Map is brought to you by UncommonGoods, maker of everything you never knew you wanted. The retro-looking map comes with 59 tree stickers, one for each National Park, so you can track your progress as you visit each.
The traveler_kit ($20)
The traveler_kit is basically an emergency travel kit, with everything you could ever need in a tight squeeze, all in one waterproof case that meets TSA regulations. Some of the items included are sanitizing wipes, ibuprofen, sunscreen, energy drink mix, shampoo and more.
Lug Loc ($70)
The Lug Loc will help you trace your luggage from anywhere in the world using your smartphone. The device is FAA and TSA compliant, so no worries there, and the tracking app works on both Android and iPhone systems.
The Scrubba is for the outdoorsy traveler or backpacker. Just add in your dirty clothes and any kind of soap (body wash, hand soap, shampoo, etc.). Swish the bag around, rinse with clean water and then allow the contents to dry.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
There are tons of places to hike around the world — possibly even dozen of options just miles from where you currently sit. But some hiking destinations are better than others. Here are a few that will be entirely unforgettable — along with some of the best ways to see them.
Few things in life are as unappealing as smelly shoes. There’s something about the distinctive odor of stanky feet that’s almost vomit-inducing. When you’re traveling, the stench can really sneak up you. Here are some tips for keeping your shoes fresh and ready to stroll.