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The Best Water Bottles for Travel

The mere thought of single-use plastic clogging up our oceans should be all the convincing you need to invest in a refillable water bottle. But which one to choose? From glass to metal, vacuum-insulated to vessels with flippable drinking spouts, we rounded up the best water bottles for travel.

13 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers on Amazon

Now that you’ve got the big gifts under the tree covered, it’s time to focus on those decorative socks hanging over the fireplace. We love stuffing stockings with little doodads we find on our travels, like magnets, ornaments, and other trinkets, but they don’t always fill it to the top. If you need to fill…

Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide for 2018

We are here to help you shop for the avid (and aspiring) travelers still left on your holiday gift list. Take a look at our top last-minute gift ideas — curated for procrastinators, loved by travelers. If your holiday budget is tight, don’t fret, as we’ve made sure every item costs less than $100. (And…

All the Travel Gifts We Want for the Holidays

Marco Verch/Flickr ‘Tis better to give than to receive. Sure, sure. Still, we can’t help but do a little fantasy shopping for ourselves whenever we check presents off the list for others. And with so many excellent travel products out there, the temptation is strong to treat ourselves to some goodies that will give us…

The 8 Best Headphones for Travel

Whether you’re watching movies on a flight, listening to music on public transportation, or simply drowning out a chatty seatmate, headphones are a travel necessity. And the cheap pair that likely came with your smartphone just won’t cut it. Instead of replacing one crappy pair of headphones with another, check out our list of the…

13 First-Aid Supplies Every Carry-On Should Have

The last thing you want to think about when you’re planning a trip is all the ways it could go wrong. As we know too well, there are plenty of things that can go awry while on the road. Flights become delayed, hotels lose reservations, tours get canceled, and bad weather strikes. However, getting physically…

9 Stocking Stuffers for Little Travelers

Kids love stockings! We like to think of them as the amuse-bouche of Christmas morning — a taste of all the main course gifts under the tree. Whether your kids are going on vacation in 2019, or you’re just looking for ways to keep them happy in the back seat, why not fill their stockings…

Are These the Best Urban Travel Boots for Men?

My life in boots can be summed up as limited: a pair of black dress boots and an urban workwear pair are all I have to show. With that in mind, I recently decided that I needed a footwear upgrade for a series of trips over the next few months. My itineraries are mostly urban,…

The 9 Best Stocking Stuffers for Travelers

Marco Verch/Flickr Stockings are arguably the best part of Christmas morning. Tradition says that St. Nicholas put gold coins in socks that were hanging by the fireplace to dry. And while we certainly wouldn’t turn down any surprise gold coins, we’d probably use them to book a flight. No offense to St. Nick, but we…

The Best Books to Gift Travelers This Holiday Season

When shopping for holiday gifts, books are usually a good bet, especially if you know a bit about your recipient’s tastes and interests. For travel lovers, the choices are aplenty, from destination-specific memoirs to non-travel-related page-turners for whiling away time on the beach. Here are 10 of the best books to give travelers this holiday…