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Up Your Car Camping Game with These 8 Clever Gadgets

Between last year and this spring, we’ve spent a lot of time using our Toyota 4Runner as a base of operations for car camping. We’ve learned a lot about what works, what doesn’t, and what makes our lives a whole lot easier on the road. From better campsite cooking to clever car maintenance to cellphone-free […]

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4 Awesomely Adventurous Ways to See Newport, Rhode Island

Even more than Providence, Newport is Rhode Island’s most iconic destination. But, that means it’s easy for visitors to fall into the tired trap of walking the same well-worn tourist attractions as everyone else. Break free, dear vagabonds! Here are four far more interesting and adventurous ways to experience Newport, Rhode Island … Adventurous Things […]

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Why Fi? I Cut My International Wireless Bill in Half by Switching to Google Project Fi

The Verdict The Bottom Line Although the phone selection is limited, the phenomenal global coverage, great customer support, and simple, affordable pricing structure make Project Fi the best, most convenient wireless carrier for international travelers. The Good Worldwide coverage (170+ countries) Excellent customer + tech support Straightforward, affordable pricing Seamless Wi-Fi-to-cellular switching Free, unlimited data […]

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(At Least) 5 Reasons Why Albuquerque Is America’s Coolest City for Geek Travelers

New Mexico in general and the area around Albuquerque, in particular, have been a haven for geeky travelers long before Heisenberg ever “graduated” from high school chemistry to hardcore “cooking”. Needless to say, there are plenty of (legal) things to do in Albuquerque. If you’re a nerd through-and-through — someone who appreciates a good nuclear […]