As if our watch addiction needs feeding, Amazon.com has a number of Casio Pathfinder watches on sale, including our beloved PAW1500 series (see our review of the Casio Pathfinder PAW1500-1V). Also in the sale are the new PAG240 series watches, which have multiple sensors (altimeter, barometer, thermometer, compass) and solar power, but lack the atomic [...]
Could you cram 10 days of clothes and supplies into a carry-on? Few fly more frequently than pilots and flight attendants, so read on to learn how they choose what to pack, how to organize items in their luggage, and what tasks they perform on the road (hint: many bring laundry soap).
A common issue faced by touch-screen smartphone owners is how to use them in cold weather. It can be difficult to peel off a glove in time to, say, dig the iPhone out of one’s pocket and swipe the screen to accept a call. With Agloves Touch Screen Gloves, however, users can keep their gloves [...]
The increasing costs to check luggage has forced many flyers to make do with carry-ons. A fine choice for budget-conscious travelers is the Delsey Luggage Helium Fusion Lite 2.0 21″ Expandable Carry-On. Overall it’s a competent roller, and the unique blue color is certainly easy to spot in a sea of black bags, but it [...]
Few things can ruin a trip like improper clothing, with ill-fitting shoes and inappropriate jackets topping the list. Winter jackets should be comfortable, warm, impervious to weather, and easy to pack when not needed. The Columbia Men’s Heat Elite Jacket meets nearly all of these requirements, with only one meaningful omission. See larger image Columbia [...]
Before reviewing the uber-functional Casio Men’s PAW1500-1V Pathfinder Multi-Band Solar Atomic ABC Watch, a confession must be made. TTR has a thing for watches. TTR owns many (too many, according to Mrs. TTR). The condition is not debilitating, but it does infuse us with a good bit of confidence based on many years of experience [...]
Before digging into the eminently useful Lowepro Fastpack 200 backpack, it’s important to note how TTR categorizes travel bags. There are bags for getting to one’s destination, bags for using at the destination, and activity-specific bags. The Fastpack 200 falls into the middle category, what some might call a daypack, but is more capable. In [...]