Visiting a foreign country can be an immensely exciting experience. For the
unprepared traveler, however, it can also be notably frustrating exploring a
place that looks, sounds and feels miles apart from more familiar surroundings.
Fortunately, gadget havens like Brookstone or the Sharper Image have come up
with a number of inventions that can help set every world traveler's mind at
Trying to overcome the language barrier is one of the most
difficult things about being abroad. While learning a new language is an
invaluable skill, the Lingo Voyager can be indispensible for the more tongue
tied traveler. This pocket translator is capable of pronouncing over 240,000
words and 27,000 typical phrases in 12 diverse languages.
difficult to sleep on local beds and pillows? The Sharper Image offers up the
SleepTunes Music pillow - a comfortable down pillow with an integrated speaker
system that can play one's favorite tunes from their iPod or serenade wanting
sleepers with one of 8 included nature sounds.
When out exploring,
travelers can scope out the distance and make lasting memories of the any site
with a Digital Camera Binocular by Sharper Image. The UV coated lenses have a
sharp 10X25 magnification ability and the integrated USB interface allows for
easy image transfer to one's computer.