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mAh Calculator: What does mAh mean for external batteries and smartphones?

mAh Calculator: What does mAh mean for external batteries and smartphones?

mAh Meaning: What Does “15000mAh”, “1000mAh” or “3000mAh” Mean? When researching about external batteries or about the battery life or your smartphone, you may come across a measurement called “mAh”. For example, I reviewed an external battery called the Anker Astro3E 10000mAh external battery. The Basics About mAh: mAh is an acronym for ‘milliampere-hours’. mAh is aContinue Reading

Travel Must Have: Buff Headwear Review

Travel Must Have: Buff Headwear Review

Buff Review: A Must Have For Travel, Running and More Where to Get It: You can find the Buff here on Amazon.com. Also, you can get the Buff here on REI. What’s Included: UV Insect Shield Buff My Buff that I am reviewing here is the UV protective insect resistant version in the ‘Mali Grey’ color. Since it isContinue Reading

Packing Cube Alternatives

Packing Cube Alternatives

Packing cubes can be expensive and also take up precious space in your suitcase or backpack. Recently, there has been a lot of hype about packing cubes but thankfully, packing cubes aren’t mandatory for you to have a great vacation or RTW. There are several alternatives if you are willing to be creative. This isContinue Reading

eBags Toiletry Kit Review: Pack-it-Flat Toiletry Kit

eBags Toiletry Kit Review: Pack-it-Flat Toiletry Kit

Where to Get It: You can find the eBags Pack-it-Flat Toiletry Kit here on Amazon.com. Also, you can get the eBags Pack-it-Flat Toiletry Kit here on eBags.com. Included In the Package: Toiletry Kit Features/Pros: Durable Material Lightweight Packs Flat and Doesn’t Take Too Much Space Lots of Organization (5 Pockets) Smooth Zippers Hangable Cons: Could be aContinue Reading

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Travel Light

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Travel Light

Everyone has seemed to become a ‘packing light’ or ‘minimalism’ evangelist. In every book and website you come across, the author would probably recommend that you get rid of everything and travel with just a backpack or just a carry-on suitcase. I’ve even recommended packing light several times on this site. We’ve heard it allContinue Reading

Eagle Creek Travel Towel Review

Eagle Creek Travel Towel Review

You can find the Eagle Creek Travel Towel here on Amazon.com Also, this is the link to the XL size Eagle Creek Travel Towel on Amazon. Included In the Package: Travel Towel Mesh Stuff Sack Features/Pros: Quick Drying Bacteria Resistant Lightweight Portable Cons: Towel Doesn’t Completely Cover My Body Only One Color Option Specs:  Weighs: 5 oz.Continue Reading

What It’s Like To Live In A Houseboat In New York City

What It’s Like To Live In A Houseboat In New York City

Prior to staying in a houseboat, I’ve always thought of houseboats as a weird abstract concept for weird abstract people. Why would you live in a houseboat when there’s so much land in the Midwest? But now I’ve been enlightened. Living in a houseboat is pretty fascinating. After staying in the heart of New YorkContinue Reading

RoqBloq Bluetooth Rugged Speaker Review

RoqBloq Bluetooth Rugged Speaker Review

The RoqBloq Portable Bluetooth speaker from RuggedTec is a portable speaker perfectly suited for the outdoors. While there are tons of other similar bluetooth speakers on the market, this one stands out due to it’s rugged nature and stylish design. When given the opportunity to review the RoqBloq, I jumped on it and had been testing it for theContinue Reading

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

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