travel products hit the market every
day. From clever organizers to the latest
in durable outdoor gear, ROAD &
TRAVEL is updated and informed
on a constant basis. In this section
you'll find our favorite products of
the month, along with our take on their
on-the-go potential, and a link where
you can get your hands on your own.
Solar Battery Charger
Hand-Crafted Luggage Tags
No electricity? Charge your AA batteries with this easy-to-use, pre-loaded & charged solar charger by UltraLast Green Rechargeables. It comes equipped with a USB cable that connects to many other devices such as cell phones and cameras. It is ideal for outside use, and even comes with a clip so you can charge while hiking. ($30) Find it here.
Mark your luggage with these bright, colorful and uniquely crafted tags that will also remind you also how you've supported fair-trade economies. These sturdy and long-lasting luggage tags are hand-crafted by struggling artisan groups in Peru who support themselves by making embroidered goods. ($12) Find them here.
traveling temperatures leave you
feeling a bit chilly? If a sweater
seems like just a little too much
for you, the causal shoulder wrap
Shoul might just do the trick.
The lightweight, warm wrap made
from washable, acrylic knit is
a simple way to add a bit of warmth
whether on an airplane or taking
a brisk stroll. ($39) Find it
the greenest travelers can keep
their electronic devices fully
charged with the Solio Classic
Hybrid solar powered battery charger.
The universal solar and battery
powered charger keeps any device
powered up including phones, iPods
and GPS units. ($99) Find it here.
up poo gets a pinch more exciting
with these biodegradable mitt-shaped
scoop bags that will last a mere
18 months (versus 100+ years!)
in landfills. Leak-proof and "green,"
these bags by Trixie + Peanut
are perfect for rest stops walks
while on the go. ($6) Find it here.
prime views to your pup (or feline)
with this travel booster seat,
which gives them a comfy place
to perch during long car rides
Made of microfiber and woven plaid
fabrics, it's a treat for any
pampered pet and hopefully helps
to keep them quietly occupied.
($65) Find it here.