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New York City Halal Street Food Experience

I never would have expected getting street food in NYC was going to be that difficult. While wandering around Midtown Manhattan, our family decided we would try to act like locals by getting some street food for lunch. It didn’t take long for us to find a food truck selling halal gyros, falafels and chickenContinue Reading

Guggenheim Museum Protests: An Eye Witness Perspective

Guggenheim Museum Protests: An Eye Witness Perspective

I guess what could have been a boring museum trip turned out to be pretty exciting after all. We happened to be one of hundreds of tourists to visit the Guggenheim Museum in Upper East Side of New York City on the pay-what-you-can day on Saturday, February 22, 2014. The Guggenheim is known for itsContinue Reading

Neck Sofa Travel Pillow Review

Neck Sofa Travel Pillow Review

Features: Very versatile Cooling gel Inner frame to keep its shape Memory Foam Super soft outer cover Washable removable cover Comes with drawstring sack bag Cons: Heavy Bulky A bit pricey ($99 for the pillow including the cooling gel pad, $95 without) The Verdict: The Neck Sofa is an extremely comfortable travel pillow that canContinue Reading

Karrimor Kodiak 25 Rucksack Review

Karrimor Kodiak 25 Rucksack Review

Being from America, I usually don’t use the word ‘rucksack’, but I decided to for this post. Traveling has really exposed me to the differences between the real English and British English especially when I went on a 46 day tour with Tucan Travel :D I found this post about the differences in terminology particularly entertaining. What ledContinue Reading

External Battery Review: RavPower Element 5600mah Review

External Battery Review: RavPower Element 5600mah Review

Ravpower Element 5600 mAh Review Features: Large Power Capacity (5600) mA Comes with Pouch 2 USB Output Ports Flashlight Portable/Lightweight and compact Good Value Battery Indicator Minor Cons: Flashlight is not very bright Flashlight should be placed on the other end of the battery pack because when it is charging a device, the USB cableContinue Reading

Davidsbeenhere Portable Travel Digital Luggage Scale Review

Davidsbeenhere Portable Travel Digital Luggage Scale Review

Review of the Davidsbeenhere Portable Travel Digital Luggage Scale Review. Includes pros and cons of the kit and also shows how it can be used while traveling. Get the scale here on Davidsbeenhere Or on Amazon {rating} *Note: The travel scale was provided for this review. As always, this review contains only my honest viewsContinue Reading

DavidsBeenHere Hanging Travel Toiletry Kit Review

DavidsBeenHere Hanging Travel Toiletry Kit Review

Hover over this diagram to see the features of the toiletry kit: You can find the toiletry kit here on Amazon.com and also on DavidsBeenHere. {rating} *Note: The toiletry kit was provided for this review. As always, this review contains only my honest views and opinions. Also, some of the links in this post are affiliateContinue Reading

Travel Backpack: Kelty Redwing 50 Review

Travel Backpack: Kelty Redwing 50 Review

My RTW backpack of choice is the Kelty Redwing 50. I’ve been using it for 7 months so far, and haven’t had any major problems. The Redwing 50 is the perfect a cross between a travel backpack and a hiking backpack. Pros of the Kelty Redwing 50: Easy Access to Gear Internal Frame Comfortable SuspensionContinue Reading

Visit Syracuse: Culture Shock at WonderWorks Destiny USA

Visit Syracuse: Culture Shock at WonderWorks Destiny USA

While traveling around South America, we mainly visited 15th century cathedrals for our day trips, so this time it was a bit refreshing to visit a 300+ store shopping mall. The stereotypical American shopping mall, Destiny USA, is located in Syracuse NY, and contains 2.4 million square feet worth of retail area! Just as IContinue Reading

Travel Gear: Outdoor Products Power Sling Pack Review

Review of the Outdoor Products Power Sling Pack. Includes pros and cons of the sling and also shows how it can be used while traveling. Get the sling pack here: http://www.thetravelgearreviews.com/go/sling Check out Outdoor Product’s website here: http://outdoorproducts.com/ This is everything that I could fit into the sling pack. Once loaded, it was filled to the brimContinue Reading