Best of 2016: Our Favorite New Travel Gear

Which ones can’t you leave without?

Travel was made more fun and convenient this year by a lot of new innovations from big corporations and startups alike. Here are our favorites.

Steamfast Mini Steam Iron

Price: PHP 1,200+

Traveling means having some wrinkled shirts and dress when you open your suitcase, but there’s really nothing to worry about when you have a traveling iron like Steamfast Mini Steam Iron that can save you the hassle of figuring out where and how you’ll make your clothes prim and proper.

Inflatable Solar-Powered Light

Via Amazon

Price: PHP 1,100+

Invented shortly after the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, the LuminAid solar inflatable light is the go-to tool that can provide a bright LED light up to 16 hours with just a single charge. It’s the perfect tool for an adventure in the mountains or somewhere far remote where you’ll need to light up in the evening.

Camelbak All Clear

Price: PHP 3,400+

Safety is of utmost importance when traveling to another country and even the most basic thing like clean water is scarce in some places. Therefore, it’s very useful to have bottle purifiers along the way like the Camelbak All Clear.

Hull & Stern Dry Bags

Price: PHP 750+

It’s a complete nightmare when your phone gets wet during a getaway, but this can easily be prevented by using a waterproof bag like the HULL & STERN Adventure Dry Bag which will protect your essentials from liquid to dust. It also floats on water and it doesn’t take much space because of its fold-ability.

Yakap Duyan

Price: PHP 10,000+

The Yakap Duyan is the hammock that reflects the Filipino culture by employing traditional weaving practices. It’s an indoor hammock that can withstand as much as 250 lbs that is ideal for a getaway adventure in a forest or a surf camp.

What are your favorites? Share them with us!