GoPro Karma vs DJI Mavic

GoPro Karma versus DJI Mavic: Which Drone is Best for Travel?

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Both the GoPro Karma and DJI Mavic Pro offer features and compactness that are guaranteed to appeal to the travel community – specifically travel bloggers and photographers dedicated to providing a wide variety of new and unique content to their audience. But which of these two is the best offering at this early stage? Our handy guide should help you narrow down your decision before plunking down your hard-earned cash.

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Kelty Redwing 44

Kelty Redwing 44 Backpack Review

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The Kelty Redwing 44, the smaller sibling to the popular Redwing 50, has been redesigned in 2016, keeping the most beloved and functional elements, while adding new features that make this backpack an even more powerful force with which to be reckoned. So how does the most recent improvements stack up against the competition?

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Tortuga Backpack Review

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The Tortuga Backpack is easily one of the most popular and recognizable travel packs on the market. It was designed by travelers for travelers. The creators of the bag set out to create the perfect travel backpack. So how perfect is it? Read More

The Best Tripod for Travel Photography

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A solid tripod is invaluable for travel photography and can be the difference between moving from snapshots to more professional results. There are thousands of tripod options available on the market. The challenge for travelers is finding a tripod that meets two important criteria: weight – and especially size – and budget. Here are a few favorites that should get started. Read More

Gift Map

Holiday Gifts for Travelers (2014 Edition)

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Christmas season is upon us.  If you have a traveler in the family and are clueless about what to get them, this handy gift guide should help.  We’ve picked out a range of gifts for travelers that will fit any budget, complete with recommendations and links to make your gift buying easier.  So start shopping, and happy holidays!

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Kelty Redwing 50

Kelty Redwing 50 Backpack [Review]

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When it comes to packing your travel gear, there’s nothing better than being able to pack it in the perfect travel backpack. Unfortunately, the perfect travel backpack doesn’t exist.   The Kelty Redwing 50 does a stand up job, however.  Allow us to sing its praises…and point out its faults. Read More

Eagle Creek Pack-It Specter Cube

Eagle Creek Pack-It Specter Packing Cubes [Review]

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Packing cubes are a great way to organize the contents of your bag.  There are a variety of manufacturers and sizes available, with most of them constructed from some sort of fabric/mesh combination for strength and visibility.  Eagle Creek has created quite a buzz with their Pack-It Specterseries of packing cubes which employ ripstop silnylon, resulting in an ultra-lightweight product.  And as any frequent traveler knows, reducing the weight of ones pack is always good goal. Read More

Outdoor Research Sensor Gloves [Review]

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For you travelers who avoid  cold climates like the plague, this review may seem unnecessary.  However, if you ever find yourself in the Andes mountains in the wintertime, or perhaps decide to take a day trip to the top of the Zugspitze in Bavaria, you might need a decent pair of lightweight gloves to keep your hands warm.

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