Category: Tools

  • Traveling with friends without killing each other

    Traveling with friends without killing each other

    Traveling with friends is one of the most fun and rewarding experiences in life. Finding adventures, creating stories you will tell for years, and deepening bonds with people who are important to you. It’s also one of the most trying experiences you can go through, and quickly shows you the true colors of your friends […]

  • Write Endlessly In Metal

    Write Endlessly In Metal

    One of the biggest annoyances about constantly being on the go is never having a pen. You go through most of your life not needing one, then suddenly you need one right now, and it’s a deserted wasteland of penlessness for miles around. Sure, you could carry a pen in your pocket, but that only […]

  • The secret weapon for comfortable flights

    The secret weapon for comfortable flights

    Of all the secret travel gadgets in my arsenal, this little guy is one of my favorites. It’s tiny, cheap, and constantly useful during international travel. It has a permanent fixture in my travel jacket, and has made more international flights fun that I could even count.   Staying entertained Flights are perfect for catching […]

  • 3 simple ways to never run out of power

    3 simple ways to never run out of power

    We live in the future. Electronic gadgets let us slide right through the slow parts of life, and that goes triple for travel. Cameras, computers, phones, trimmers… they can add up quickly, and they each have their own charger taking up space in your bag, making you seem like a threat to the TSA.   […]

  • A Volcano Stranded me in Shanghai: How to survive the unexpected

    A Volcano Stranded me in Shanghai: How to survive the unexpected

    When the unpronounceable volcano in Iceland exploded, Europe was left coughing in a plume of smoke that grounded every flight for days. I was in India on that day. Coincidentally on the way to the airport to finally haul this exhausted carcass back to America. By way of Germany. Or, suddenly, not. The instant that […]

  • How to share information like Jason Bourne

    How to share information like Jason Bourne

    While traveling the world, you are going to encounter a lot of people with a wide range of computers. From huge towers stashed away in back rooms to microscopic laptops on the streets of Tokyo, you will have a lot of friends that you want to share photos and videos of adventures with. Make sure […]

  • A professional photographer’s trick for always getting the best photos

    A professional photographer’s trick for always getting the best photos

    When you are out having an adventure and you want to get a photo of you and your friends to remember the moment forever, how do you do it? Do you ask a stranger walking by to take your photo? Someone who doesn’t know how to use your camera and will probably get everyone out […]

  • The ultimate guide to finding a travel bag

    The ultimate guide to finding a travel bag

    Saying that there are a variety of bags to choose from for a travel bag is like saying World War II was a minor disagreement. It’s completely overwhelming how many options there are. When a single bag holds all of your earthly possessions, that bag suddenly becomes very important. How do you ever figure out […]

  • How to save huge amounts of time and frustration while traveling

    How to save huge amounts of time and frustration while traveling

    Hopping from place to place around the world means constantly being caught in situations unprepared. You will forget whether it’s bad manners to clean your plate or to leave some food behind. Flights will be delayed, and horrible weather will sweep all of your plans away. One bit of preparation that will make a lot […]

  • The most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have

    The most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have

    “A towel is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have. Partly it has great practical value. You can wrap it around you for warmth as you bound across the cold moons of Jaglan Beta; you can lie on it on the brilliant marble-sanded beaches of Santraginus V, inhaling the heady sea […]