Traveling abroad can be one of the most fun and liberating experiences of a
person's life, yet with the potential language barrier, unfamiliar laws and
customs, or tourist-targeting street crime, it can also be quite harrowing.
Fortunately for modern adventurers, a new wave of travel tech gadgets can help
keep a person safe, in touch and enjoying their trip.
When heading to
the beach, many travelers worry about the fate of items in their pockets like
credit cards, hotel keys or loose cash. Leaving them out in the open while one
goes for a swim is ill advised even in the safest places. Fortunately, surfwear
company Reef has introduced the Stash Sandals, a hollow yet structurally sound
flip flop with a secret storage compartment hidden in the heel.
business travelers who don't want to break out their global cell phones every
few minutes there is the ultra-sleek O.R.B. Bluetooth by Hybra Advance
Technology. This tiny gadget appears as a stainless steel ring that can produce
caller IDs, text messages and appointment info, and turns into a fully
functional earpiece with a twist.
Once one feels safe and connected,
they'll probably want to start snapping photos, and thanks to the
multi-functional Gorillapod positioning system, tourists will never have to ask
a stranger to take a picture again.