Gadgets make your work life easier, your personal life more fulfilling, and they can even add to your overall experience when you are out traveling. “Because it’s important to find the best balance between living in the moment,” says the founder of Journey Beyond Travel, Thomas Hollowell, “it’s also important to balance your experiences with those you wish to record and share with your friends and families back home. We run various treks in Morocco’s hidden areas and we try to tell walkers that they don’t need 1000 photos. It’s just as important to have 1000 memories to hold onto.” But, for those traveling to distant lands, here’s some of our ideas on what you should consider to bring along.
GPS trackers are going to come in handy for a number of reasons. First, if you are anywhere you have to drive, they will point you in the right direction when you are lost. Second, there are a number of GPS trackers that will give you a map readout of where you went with timestamps. This means that when you get back from your travels, you will have a minute by minute map of everywhere that you went, and you can pieces together your journey for your jealous co-workers. For safety purposes, if other people can track you, they can find you if you get in trouble as well, for instance in bad weather. [Read more…]