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Travel Gear You Need to Visit Iceland in the Summer

Geysir/Oyster Iceland‘s climate and terrain are unlike anywhere else on earth — and that’s a good thing. Where else can you ride a miniature horse, soak in a geothermal pool, hike to waterfalls, sit next to a crater, see geysers erupt, and watch the sunset in the middle of the night — all in one…

10 Things You Definitely Need This Summer

In the summer, when the temps start to reach scorching degrees, we find that less is best — less clothes, less work, less stress — you get the idea. Still, whether you’re lounging by the pool, heading to a friend’s barbecue, booking it to the beach, or venturing out on a new travel adventure, there…

16 Things to Pack for Your Next Road Trip

Whether you’re hitting the open road for a Jack Kerouac-inspired trip or tackling the entire length of the Pacific Coast Highway, your drive will require some preparation. Of course, make sure your vehicle is in tip-top shape for the miles you’re about to clock in. That means checking the lights, water and oil levels, and…

The Best Travel Backpacks for Every Adventure

Like a tortoise and its shell, the backpack is an intrinsic part of any traveler’s armor. It ensures all the essentials are within arm’s reach. But with so many brands and models out there, choosing the right product can be a difficult task. From lightweight daypacks that you can sling over one shoulder to jumbo…

What to Pack for a Perfect Trip to Vegas

Heading to Vegas and racking your brain over what to pack? We’re here to help. While you can find pretty much anything in Sin City and its impressive resort malls, it’s best to arrive with the essentials in hand so you can launch straight into your vacation with no delay. Aside from cash and a…

10 Things to Pack for a Perfect Trip to Cancun

Grand Oasis Cancun/Oyster Cancun, located at the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, is one of the most popular spots for a beach vacation. It has all the trappings of a tropical paradise, and is a relatively short flight from the East Coast. While it’s not exactly the ideal destination for a quiet getaway — its…

The One Item of Clothing We Can’t Travel Without

As travel editors, we are packing our bags and hitting the road all the time. But whether we’re heading to France or Finland, Morocco or the Maldives, there’s always one piece of clothing that makes its way into our suitcases each and every time. Below are the bare necessities — the items we carry on…

Our 6 Favorite Travel Products We Swear By

The act of packing can trigger a wild, limbs-flailing scramble to stuff your suitcase with essentials. Even Oyster editors have been known to throw random and puzzling items in their bags the night before a flight. (Luggage bungee, anyone?) Thankfully, we’ve also spent enough time on the road to accumulate a list of tried-and-true items…

7 Items to Block Out the Rest of the Airplane Cabin

Stròlic Furlàn – Davide Gabino/Flickr There’s that moment, just after takeoff, when you look around the airplane cabin and realize: You’re stuck here. That chair that won’t recline past 20 degrees, that crying baby, that chilly sub-zero temperature — it’s all going to be part of your world for the next few hours. But no…