Shop My Favorite Travel Essentials!

Do you ever get overwhelmed by the amount of travel products out there and not knowing which ones to choose?
Worry no more! Listed below are all of my favorite travel and photography products to make your trip planning stress-free and simple.

Happy Adventuring!

 
 

Details

  • 20D Poly Small Back Stafford
  • Imported
  • A sized-down version of Kelty's best-selling Redwing all the features needed for travel or a day on the trail adding convenience to any adventure
  • Suspension Features: HDPE frame sheet, Hex Mesh back panel, shoulder straps & waist belt, ventilating back panel, Sternum strap, Load lifter straps
  • Dimensions: Size (L x W x D) 23 x 14 x 12 in, Weight 2 lbs 10 oz, Volume 40 L, Torso Size 14.5 - 18.5 in

What I Love

  • The color! I purchased Deep Lake, but it also comes in Black.
  • Laptop pouch
  • Tons of pockets
  • The suspension is built for a woman's torso, so it fits comfortably and breathes easily! 

 

Details

  • Color: Blue & Orange & Gray
  • Size: Combo Pack
  • Includes 3 convenient towel sizes- Extra Large bath size towel perfect for the beach or lake, a Large size that is lightweight and perfect for trekking or camping and a small size that you can throw in your gym, golf or day pack- our compact and lightweight microfiber towel bundle is the best value on the market.
  • SUPER ABSORBENT: These towels can hold 3-4x its weight in water. Great for camp kitchen or dish washing and cleaning.
  • ULTRA COMPACT: Each size comes with a compact mesh carrying case. Easily pack your towels without sacrificing space for other vital travel items.
  • COMFORTABLE USE: Soft, plush microfiber is gentle and soft on the body including face, hair, and skin.
  • FAST DRYING: Quick Dry technology designed for multiple uses during the day. Made of 100% microfiber material and dry 10x faster than cotton or terry cloth. HANG LOOPS INCLUDED. Each towel is equipped with snap loops used to hang towels for quick drying.

What I Love

  • 3 sizes! I specifically ordered the 3 pack because I love having clean towels, and you can't always wash them on a regular basis while traveling. The XL (Orange) towel is perfect for a beach towel or yoga matte, the L (Gray) towel is my bath towel, and the S (Blue) is great for a hand and face towel.
  • Compact and super absorbent! These towels dry so quickly so you never have to worry about them getting sour from packing them into your bag before they dry - they also come with their own packing pouches which helps so much with organizing! 

 

Details

  • Silnylon Ripstop
  • Zipper closure
  • 10" high, 7" wide
  • Ultra lightweight silnylon ripstop allows for visibility of contents,Quick grab handle

What I Love

  • I bought one set of compression cubes for larger clothing items, and one extra-small packing cube for under garments and swimsuits - both work fantastic for organization and keeping bulk to a minimum!
  • TIP: don't over stuff the compression cubes. They compress best when they are packed correctly. 

 

Details

There’s nothing like vagabonding: taking time off from your normal life—from six weeks to four months to two years—to discover and experience the world on your own terms. In this one-of-a-kind handbook, veteran travel writer Rolf Potts explains how anyone armed with an independent spirit can achieve the dream of extended overseas travel.

What I Love

  • This book isn't only for world travel - this is a great book to simply open your mind and gain a new perspective on what travel can truly mean to you! 
  • If you are looking into long-term travel, this book will answer a lot of your questions, settle your fears, and confirm you're making the right decision

 

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich


Details

Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan–there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, or earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, The 4-Hour Workweek is the blueprint. 

What I Love

  • This book will boost your entrepreneurial spirit, open your mind, and help you live the life you truly want 

 

Details

  • 18 megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor with DIGIC 4 image processor
  • EF-S 18-55mm IS II standard zoom lens expands picture-taking possibilities
  • 3-inch LCD TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor for easy viewing and sharing
  • EOS 1080p full HD movie mode helps you capture brilliant results
  • Features include continuous shooting up to 3fps, Scene Intelligent Auto mode, creative filers, built-in flash and feature guide

What I Love

  • I own the Canon Rebel t3i which is my first DSLR and no longer manufactured - The next best (actually better) thing is the Canon Rebel t5
  • You can easily switch between shooting photo and video
  • Video capabilities are 1080p Full HD
  • This is a working beast! I love to travel with my Rebel because I know I can throw it in my bag, take it on a hike, climb underwater falls and know it can handle anything I put it through while traveling
  • While flying, I usually where my Canon across my body so it doesn't count as extra weight, and I can shoot anything I need to easily

 

Details

  • Up to 95MB/sec speed for the ultimate transfer rates; Ideal for High Performance DSLR cameras and HD camcorders, especially for ultra fast action shots, sports video, HD video and other professional-quality photography
  • Class 10 UHS-I, U3 performance allows burst-mode shooting, Full HD and 4K Ultra HD video recording
  • Fast speed performance minimizes time spent transferring photos and video to your computer; Stores approximately 22,756 photos so you can shoot more shots with fewer downloads
  • Reliable & Durable: Magnet Proof, Shock Proof, Temperature Proof, Waterproof
  • Compatible with SDHC and SDXC devices; Backed by Lifetime Limited Warranty

What I Love

  • I own 3 of these bad boys and I love them! 
  • You need SDXC in order to shoot Full HD video
  • Very reliable! I've been using these since college and I have never had an issue - that's what you need in a good memory card!
  • Pro tip: if you're new to photography, make sure you are formatting your memory card and never deleting images!

 

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens


Details

  • 50mm focal length and maximum aperture of f/1.8
  • Great for portraits, action, and nighttime photography
  • Minimum focusing distance of 1.15 ft. (0.35m) and a maximum magnification of 0.21x
  • Stepping motor (STM) delivers near silent, continous Move Servo AF for movies and smooth AF for stills
  • 80mm effective focal-length on APS-C cameras, 50mm on full-frame cameras

What I Love

  • This lens was life changing for me! 
  • If you're looking for a crisp photo with fantastic depth of field, I suggest the 50mm
  • Note: If you're shooting with a crop sensor camera (I do!), the lens will be 80mm focal-length

 

Details

  • Shock, drops up to 4 feet, dust and water resistant for all-terrain use
  • For Mac compatibility this Hard Drive requires reformatting. Refer to Application Guide for more details.
  • Password protection built in
  • Uses USB 3.0 which is up to 4 times faster than USB 2.0 (USB 2.0 compatible)

What I Love

  • This external hard drive is built for traveling with its rugged design
  • Works with both Mac and PC (with new USB 3.0 port)
  • I have the 2TB drive because I am shooting so much content - you will have to decide on the size based on your needs!
  • Recommended by professional photographers who travel often

 


Details

  • Universal shock-resistant sleeve cover case for small electronics and accessories: HDD, hard drive, external battery, powerbank, GPS devices, digital camera, my passport essential and more
  • Full protection: outer layer oxford cloth protects against dirt, middle layer hard Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) is antishock, interior layer soft Polyester fabric protects against scratching
  • Built-in strap and buffer layer offers protection against minor bumps, drops and shocks. Strong zipper ensures the case will stay closed and protect the contents inside
  • Compact and slim, easy to slide into your backpack or briefcase or carry it on its own, convenient for travel or business trip

What I Love

  • You can never be too careful with your hard drives - I own two of these, one for each of my external drives!
  • I love the inside mesh pocket - this makes it easy for me to store extra cords and accessories!

 

Details

  • The CharJenPro MacStick Adapter is ONLY FOR THE NEW MACBOOK PRO LATE 2016 & Mid-2017 WITH USB-C PORTS. Not compatible with the previous Macbook Pro generation.
  • PORTS: One USB-C THUNDERBOLT 3 port: 5K@60Hz or charge your Macbook Pro. ONE DATA USB-C port for ***JUST FOR DATA ONLY*** (no video output, no charging), Two USB 3.0 (5Gbps), SD Card Reader, Micro SD Card Reader (DOES NOT HAVE HDMI PORT)
  • COMPACT: Slim + Thin metal body USB-C Adapter 
  • PREMIUM BUILD: Aluminum construction. Perfectly matches the design + color of the 2016 Macbook Pro with and without touchbar
  • TWO USB-C OUTPUT PLUGS: Extreme secure fit to plug into both Macbook Pro's USB-C ports (left or right side) that powers the MacStick Adapter

What I Love

  • If you've purchased or are thinking of purchasing the new Macbook Pro, you're going to need this little guy - I did TONS of research on these adapters and decided to purchase the CharJenPro had the best reviews
  • It has 2 USB C ports, so I can connect both hard drives when performing back ups
  • SD card port: This was a priority for me so I could easily transfer photos from my memory card to my hard drive
  • Compact: I keep this little guy in the pouch of my external hard drive case and it fits perfectly while keeping everything organized 

 

Details

  • WORLDWIDE CHARGING - This travel adapter Accepts Plugs from More than 150 Countries with US/EU/UK/AU Plugs, accept a USA polarized plug(one prong larger than other one), Upgraded Frosted Surface reduces scratch
  • DUAL USB PORTS - 2 USB Adapter Plug compatible with almost all USB Devices like Apple iPhone, iPad, Samsung Tab, iPod, Smartphones, Tablets, digital cameras, Bluetooth Speakers & Headset etc.
  • All IN ONE - Detachable charger includes 5 Different Input Plugs Tightly Connect into 1 Adaptor
  • SAFETY PROTECTION - Built-In safety shutters protect users from the direct touch of the live parts on the socket outlet. LED Power Indicator shows the charging condition.
  • SPECIFICATIONS - Power Rating 6A max. 100-240Vac (660W max. at 110Vac. 1380W max. at 230Vac) This Charger Adapter Plug Converts the Power Outlet Only, It Does Not Convert Electrical Output Current and Voltage. For internal use only, It is not suited for hairdryers, curling irons, flat irons, or high-powered electrical appliances.

What I Love

  • Multiple USB ports so I can charge my phone and portable battery at the same time!

 

Details

  • Upper material: Birkibuc - a synthetic material made of acrylic and polyamide felt fibers that is comfortable and tear-resistant. This material offers a textured finish that looks and feels like velvety nubuck. Wipes clean with mild soap and water.
  • Footbed: The classic Birkenstock footbed - features pronounced arch support, a deep heel cup, and a roomy toe box. The footbed conforms to the shape of your foot.
  • Sole material: EVA - flexible, lightweight, durable and shock absorbing.

What I Love

  • I wanted a sandal that could offer great arch support while walking and these do just that - I bought these 1 month before leaving to start breaking them in and have walked a total of 5 miles in one trip without getting blisters or achy feet!
  • I purposely bought the synthetic upper for less maintainence and more durabity while traveling

 

Columbia Sportswear Women's Sleeker Jacket

Details

  • Shell: 100% nylon Omni-Tech Grey Back Ripstop. Lining: 100% polyester
  • Vented Hand Pockets
  • Omni-Tech Waterproof/Breathable Fully Seam Sealed
  • Attached, Adjustable Storm Hood
  • Adjustable Cuff Tabs
  • Light rail Zipper

What I Love

  • I've owned this rain jacket for 5+ years now and it have never let me down
  • I can fit another sweatshirt or quarter zip under it for extra warmth
  • Light wait and easy to fold into a day bag
  • Having a hood was a prioity for me