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Men’s Pickpocket-Proof Adventure Pants

How many times have you heard warnings about pickpockets? I have, and if you travel almost anywhere abroad, you probably have, too.

Well, pickpockets may have finally met their match.

Men's Pickpocket-Proof Adventure Pants
Men’s Pickpocket-Proof Adventure Pants

These pants have zippered pockets with smaller pockets within. It seems like too much effort for a pickpocket to go after what’s in these pants. Also, the manipulation that may be required to steal something from one of these pockets will likely be noticeable to the wearer. Buttons, zippers, pockets inside pockets – good luck stealing anything without the owner finding out!

Read reviews and check the price here: Orvis Men’s Pickpocket-proof Adventure Pants

Tissot Tradition GMT Mens Watch

When I travel across time zones, I like having a GMT watch. This applies especially when I need to communicate with someone in another time zone without the need to frequently calculate the time difference. My travel watches have to also satisfy the following requirements:

  • Be relatively inexpensive
  • Look great with both business and casual attire
  • Be fairly rugged

While I am a mechanical watch aficionado, I often select quartz watches for travel. That way, I am not worried about winding them.

Here is the watch that checks all boxes:

 

Tissot Tradition GMT Mens Watch
Tissot Tradition GMT Mens Watch

Stylish? Yes. Scratch-proof sapphire crystal? Yes. 100 ft water-resistant? Absolutely.

Check the price and read reviews here: Tissot Tradition GMT Mens Watch

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker Packs a Punch

Just the fact that I am traveling does not mean that I must always listen to music via headphones. Sometimes it’s nice to create a little ambiance. So, what combines sound quality, travel-ready size and a decent price?

 

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker
Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker

At 1.5 pounds and 2.3 x 7.1 x 2 inches, I can certainly see taking this speaker with me.

Check the price and read reviews here: Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker

Nikon 1 AW1 Waterproof, Shockproof Digital Camera With Interchangeable Lens

A rugged camera, the image quality of which doesn’t suck? Yep, here it is! Now there is no need to lug around 2 cameras, one for day-to-day photography and one for the elements. AW1 does it all.

Nikon 1 AW1 Waterproof Shockproof Digital Camera
Nikon 1 AW1 Waterproof Shockproof Digital Camera

Waterproof? Check. Shockproof? Check. Full HD 1080p video, 1-inch sensor that’s good in low light, 15 FPS continuous shooting frame rate? Check, check, and check!

Check the price and read reviews here: Nikon 1 AW1 14.2 MP HD Waterproof, Shockproof Digital Camera System with AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 1 NIKKOR Lens (Silver)

Mountainsmith Borealis AT Recycled Camera Backpack – Your Camera Will Thank You

Some scenes deserve to be captured with a better camera than the one in your phone. I don’t mind carrying my DSLR in a backpack, but do not want to rummage through other stuff in order to remove the camera.

Given that, Mountainsmith Borealis might just be the right backpack for this job!

Mountainsmith Borealis AT Recycled Camera Backpack
Mountainsmith Borealis AT Recycled Camera Backpack

The camera is stored separately from other stuff, and every piece of photographic equipment is protected with thick internal cushions. Nice.

Read reviews and check the price now: Mountainsmith Borealis AT Recycled Camera Bag

Victorinox Travel Sentry Approved Lock Set Keeps Your Stuff Safe, Kind Of

If TSA wants to see the contents of your luggage, it is going to do just that. Since you cannot avoid it, at least avoid having your lock broken by using a TSA-compatible lock.

Victorinox Travel Sentry Approved Lock Set
Victorinox Travel Sentry Approved Lock Set

Even though this lock will not keep out TSA, it will probably keep out petty thieves. To this, I say “good enough.”

Read reviews and check the price now: Victorinox Travel Sentry Approved Lock Set

Bucky Luggage 40 Blinks Ultralight Sleep Mask Helps Catch Some Zs

Most sleep masks do not allow me to blink freely. This mask is contoured in order to allow blinking. Why didn’t I think of that?

Bucky Luggage 40 Blinks Ultralight Sleep Mask
Bucky Luggage 40 Blinks Ultralight Sleep Mask

I think if I use this together with a pair of good ear plugs, I may finally get some sleep in the airplane or in the airport lounge.

Check the price now: Bucky Luggage 40 Blinks Ultralight Sleep Mask, Navy, One Size

Edimax BR-6258nL N150 Wireless Travel Router Keeps You Connected

I noticed that some hotels have a perfectly serviceable wired internet connection, but no wireless connectivity. Enter Edimax Wireless Travel Router. Roughly the size of a pack of gum, this device turns a wired connection into a wireless one. It can also create a personal wireless hotspot.

Edimax BR-6258nL N150 Wireless Travel Router
Edimax BR-6258nL N150 Wireless Travel Router

The router draws power from the USB port and supports network encryption.

Check the price now: Edimax BR-6258nL N150 Wireless Personal Hotspot, Travel Router, WISP, Nano Size, USB Powered

Monster Outlets To Go Powerstrip Makes More Outlets

I hate it when hotels have only 1 available power outlet! I may need to charge my phone, laptop or tablet, as well as the digital camera battery. This mini-powerstrip provides 4 AC power outlets to power all kinds of travel electronics.

Monster Outlets To Go Powerstrip
Monster Outlets To Go Powerstrip

This device looks like it will join me on my future trips soon.

Check the price now: Monster MP OTG400 BK Outlets To Go 4 Outlet Travel Power Strip (Black)