The Best Geeky Travel Accessories

Not too long ago, when you wanted to travel for more than a weekend, you needed to consider adapter plugs, drying clothes, keeping your money and passport safe, and potable drinking water. Today, all of these problems are solved with a few simple gadgets, so you can get on with the fun.

If you’re interested in coming to the US, Getting a visa is not easy – especially if you are based in some parts of Europe – but there are good options to get an ‘ESTA’ online. But… that’s a story for another day.

In the mean time, here are a few answers to your travel woes.

Solar Powered Backpack

Carry your energy on your back with this Off-grid solar-powered Voltaic Backpack. It will hold all you stuff and keep all of your handheld electronics running. The solar pocket can be removed and attached to other bags.

Stash Card

The PC card slot in your notebook is useful after all. With a Stash Card, you can put money, credit cards, stamps, keys, photos and other stuff neatly away in your laptop. Who would ever think to look there?

The 150-Country Auto-Detecting Travel Adapter and Converter

This is the only device you’ll need for plug adaptation in more than 150 countries. It fits a variety of international sockets, has a USB port for charging cell phones, iPods and cameras. The charger and USP port can be used for two devices at the same time.


This is the best way to send and receive money. You can send any amount for only one pound to more than 112 countries. It’s very easy to use at any time with your mobile phone or computer, and Azimo offers excellent customer service if you need help.

Travel Underwear

Nothing’s worse than wearing damp, mold infected underwear while travelling. It can cause rashes and itching that is not appreciated. Quick drying, lightweight underwear is made especially for traveling. It also has a microbe shield that prevents bacteria and mold from growing.

Water Purifier

An MSR Miox water filter is all you need to drink water from a river or a tap. It provides an unlimited potable water supply. No pumping is required. Just fill it, shake it and press a button. It doesn’t use iodine and had no unpleasant taste. It’s especially useful for large quantities of water for groups. It requires common salt and common camera batteries to work. You can keep your rechargeable batteries charged with your solar backpack.

Packing Cubes

Packing cubes are the best invention since the proverbial sliced bread. Packing cubes are like little suitcases within your backpack that keep everything organized. They’re compact and lightweight. You stuff as much as you can into one, compress it and zip it up. You no longer need to take everything out of your backpack to find one item.

These and many more travel accessories have transformed the experience of international travel from disorganized inefficiency to smooth sailing.




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