This guide is filled with my favorite items I have searched over the last year for.
They are some of the most desirable items for travelling content creators and minimalist travelers.
Most of the gear on this list I have bought, used, and validated myself as a valuable part of kit.
Ably has some straight wizardry going around with their clothes. Staining liquids roll right off. They repel odors, and they're fast drying.
I have loved their shirts before, but now have a reason to fall in love all over again.
Ably just released their 180 line. Same great tech but in a beefier design. They're shirts were great but when travelling for months on end, they get threadbare. The new 180 line should last a lot longer.
The best travel tripod out there if you shoot on anything smaller than full frame. This ultralight and ultra compact tripod comes in at the right price with the right features.
Not a lot is known about the AOKA tripod, but after picking one up myself, I am sold. There is a lot of talk about the Peak Design travel tripod. That tripod is great if your going out there with big gear, but with smaller DSLR and mirrorless cameras, the AOKA is a must have!
I'll have a review coming out soon, but rest assured, this is a great buy.
Bra Straps? Really? Why?
I'll tell you why. These straps are the perfect way to turn a flip flop into a full supported all terrain machine.
To see what I mean, check out the link below. I brought a set of these with me (I'm a dude) to the jungles of Asia and these things made all the difference in the world.
Plus the face your travelling friend will make when they unwrap these will be priceless.
Hydration often gets overlooked, but it can make or break any trip. This 3L Hydrapak Seeker rolls up small when not needed, but carry's enough water for an all day adventure.
It also has tether points to strap this to the outside of a pak.
While I have a smaller bottle for my everyday carry, I break out my Hydrapak for days when clean water isn't certain.
I had the originial inReach and it brought myself and my family great peace of mind. Garmin has since come out with the mini and I'm looking forward to the upgrade. Almost all the great features of the bigger brother but at half the size.
Have something you need to track? Turn on breadcrumb mode, and track it anywhere in the world.
For the travelling creative who's always trying to capture the adventure in new ways.
The Insta 360 cam had been my new favorite camera. With spherical capture and AMAZING stabilization, I never miss the shot.
With a workflow that allows me to film everything and choose my shot later, this camera has opened up a whole new world of content creation.
On my last trip I met a few travelers carrying portable speakers and I was very jealous. All moments are just better with music and a phone speaker doesn't always cut it.
I've done a lot of research and the convenience of the JBL clip is king.
It's small but powerful. It's waterproof but not clunky. And the clip allows you to place this thing anywhere you need it.
Ably can do many many things, but I still like to have one good SPF shirt in my kit for water activities like surfing and diving. A rash guard is a great option and every big surf name has a great selection.
If you prefer something a little looser fitting, these Baleaf shirts are a great option.
Call me nostalgic but there is something about thumbing through a stack a photos that Instagram will never replace.
The LiPlay is one of the most compact instant cameras on the market. With just the right amount of analog and digital features.
I don't always travel with an instant camera, but when I do, I rarely regret it.
These boots are the best technical boot. Traveler's feet will be thankful many times over with these.
I would prefer to recommend GoRuck's new cross trainer, but they won't be ready for the holiday season.
For those who want the support for long treks, the boot is preferable anyway.
At this point I wouldn't consider any other boot out there. These boots are rugged enough for any adventure, yet subtle enough to fit in where most boots do not.
Just released, this camera drone is on many wish lists and for good reason. This drone can go where many other's can not.
Not because of it's tech, but because of it's size. Legally this drone has a lot more versatility.
Even if your tech traveler has another drone, this is a highly sought after companion.