Best Travel Gear

Interested in the travel gear we use and recommend?  Below is our curated list of our favorite travel tech, clothes, luggage and accessories.

Great gifts for the traveler in your life…or you!

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Traveling with cats

We highly recommend the Sherpa Delta Deluxe Pet Carrier.  We used two of these carriers to transport our cats to and from Mexico, and on a 3000 mile cross-country drive, and they performed admirably.  They are solidly constructed, have little windows you can zip open and closed, a comfy removable/cleanable liner, are a breeze to get in and out of, and most importantly, Delta designed them to meet most domestic airlines’ requirements for in-cabin pets.

We recommend getting a harness style collar for your cat: Petsafe Kitty Harness, and to keep your cat calm during travel, use Calming Spray Stress Reducing Formula and Pet Naturals Calming Treats.

If you’re traveling with a dog, Sherpa also offers this Delta Deluxe Carrier for dogs.

Heading for the beach

If you’ve got a beach holiday planned, we highly recommend bringing along a GoPro to record your adventures, on land or in the sea.  Bringing your own snorkel set is a lot more convenient than repeatedly renting them, and we are huge fans of using packing cubes.  You can save a ton of space and it’s so much easier to find your clothes than having them all stuffed into your suitcase.

Serious photographer

If you’ve got a shutterbug or gadget person on your list, you should consider these one of these two aerial drones for getting the best travel shots possible:

Beach/Jungle trekking

If your travels take you to a sandy or wet part of the world, then we highly recommend these products. We wore the sandals throughout Mexico and Costa Rica, and they were sure-footed and quick to dry.  The permethrin spray makes your clothes mosquito resistant and this hoodie includes insect shield technology to help protect you against mosquito bites.

City Style

Stay warm and stylish while strolling the Louvre with this cozy Pashmina shawl:

Safe and Secure

Keep your cash and cards safe from pickpockets while looking good doing it with this pocketed infinity scarf or SCOTTeVEST cardigan with travel pockets:

Protect your electronics and valuables from theft with this cool PacSafe backpack or waterproof pouch:


These are a few more of our favorite travel accessories to make you or your loved ones’ travel smoother and more enjoyable!