Featured Products

Anti-Theft Backpack with USB Charging

The Anti-Theft Backpack is the perfect travelling companion.

A thief’s worst nightmare, hidden zippers keep all your gadgets safe and waterproof material keeps them dry. USB Charging means you can go all day. An advanced storage design means there’s loads of room for all the stuff you use every day.

Aluminum RFID Blocking Metal Wallet

Safe, simple and a real space saver.

The RFID Blocking Metal Wallet protects you from wireless fraud, whilst removing the bulk from your everyday carry. Keep up to 10 cards and all the cash you need in this sleek design.

Bobo Bird Wood Watch

Handcrafted quality, for a watch that makes a statement.

The Bobo Bird Wood Watch is a quality timepiece made from the finest wood. Comes with a beautiful wooden box, a reliable quartz timepiece and your choice of watch face color.

Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds with Microphone

Complete freedom from wires.

The Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds let you listen to music or speak on the phone with true hands free minimalism. With 5 colors available, choose the one that suits your style.

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Watches

Stainless Steel vs Leather Watch Straps

For many, the choice of watch strap is an absolutely essential part of choosing a watch. The main two material contenders are usually a metal (often stainless steel) or leather. Both have their positives, and each gives a very different look and feel. In our battle of stainless steel vs leather watch straps, we're going to outline the main differences you can expect to find if you pick one up.

Power Banks

Why Traveling Nomads need a Heavy Duty Power Bank

We've all needed it. Time away from everything. For some it's heartbreak, for others it's a wearisome day-to-day lifestyle. Whatever the reason, a break somewhere remote can be good for the soul. If you're the kind of person who loves time in the wilderness, consider taking a power bank with you next time. We think traveling nomads need a heavy duty power bank. Here are our reasons why you might pick one up.

Watches

Why World Map Watches are Trending

Towards the back end of 2017, interest in world map watches began to skyrocket. If you've traveled recently, you might have been the target of Facebook ads trying to promote these watches. Before putting world map watches for sale on our store, we took a really good look at them in an attempt to present you guys with the best information. After being proud owners for a while, we now feel confident in telling you why world map watches are trending and why you might be the right person to pick one up.

Wallets

Metal vs Leather Wallets

Leather wallets are a classic. An institution that most have visited in their lifetime. Leather has been the standard material choice for a wallet since the 1960's. Now, there's a new kid on the block. Metal wallets have arrived and look as if they're gonna be more than a passing fad. We picked up metal wallets in 2017 and we haven't gone back. Boasting a sleek finish, minimalism and a certain elegance, they're worth considering for your next wallet purchase. Having owned variants of both, we're in a position to take a closer look at metal vs leather wallets.

Headphones & Earphones

Why Travelers need Noise Cancelling Headphones

If you're one of those lucky (annoying) so and so's that falls asleep as soon as the plane leaves the runway, I hope you thank your lucky stars every night. For the rest of us, long journeys can be a nightmare. Couple that with travel sickness and you can see why I've scoured the earth for any solution to make traveling bearable. Noise cancelling headphones are the best solution I've found thus far. Let me tell you why travelers need noise cancelling headphones.