Gear, Insurance, Tech and More

Travelers don’t carry a lot of gear on the road but making a mistake in getting the gear you are supposed to get can lead to wasted money, carrying too much stuff, and being unable to stay connected on the road. Below are all the articles on my site to getting the right gear, packing right, and staying protected.

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How to Get a Good Backpack

It’s important to pick a quality backpack to travel with but it’s hard to know what to look for. This guide will take the worry out of choosing.

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What to Pack for Your Trip

What should you pack on your trip? Well, there is no one right answer but this list will give you a good place to start.

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My Favorite Travel Companies and Gear

My favorite travel apps, gear, and companies. These are the ones I use to save money on travel.

a good travel insurance plan

Buying Good Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is something I recommend all travelers get. You’re foolish if you don’t. Here is an in-depth guide to travel insurance demystifying the process and explaining everything you ever need to know about purchasing a plan.

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Why Tour Groups Can Be Good Value

People are usually shocked to hear that I enjoy organized tours, but I think many tour companies are quite enjoyable.

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A Guide to Traveling with Technology

How to pick the right computer, tablet, and other tech gear for when you are traveling the world or a short vacation so you can stay connected.

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The No-Nonsense Guide to Data Security for Travelers

Knowing how to protect your data when you travel is crucial in our information dependent age. This article will ensure your data is never lost or hacked.

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Everything You Need to Know About Using a Smartphone

Learn how to use your smart phone with this in-depth guide to unlocked phones, SIM cards, roaming planes, and alternatives for when you travel overseas.

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