Vizini (Reviewed: Jul 2010) - Where better to test out a product meant to be worn in the sun then the sunny state of Hawaii. We took a Vizini on a recent trip to the big Island to test it out - from sea level to the top of Mauna Kea the Vizini worked as advertised! It is small and lightweight; simply slide in the straps on your sunglasses and voila you have shade without having to wear a cap. Since the Vizini is strapless and is a stand alone … [Read more...]
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Kuru Shoes (Reviewed: Jun 2010)We recently wore a pair of these shoes on a trip to Hawaii. While being new these shoes hardly needed breaking in and wore wonderfully on hikes in the diverse microclimates of Maui. From running beachside on the edge of the surf to hiking at 10,000 feet on the upper slopes of Haleakala these shoes held up very well to the different rigors. Kuru shoes are lightweight, extremely comfortable, and very breathable … [Read more...]
Checkmate II Laptop Case (May 2010) is designed to be extremely travel friendly. This was one of four new airport security checkpoint-friendly laptop cases offered by Staples office supply store beginning in November 2008. Staples is the only office supply retailer to carry the Samsonite cases. The cases range in style and price to meet any traveler's budget.The Checkmate II as well as the other cases are designed so that you should not have to … [Read more...]
My Little Steamer, Go Mini - (Reviewed: May 2010) Never iron again and...Be wrinkle-free and on-the-go with the fabulous Joy Mangano "Go Mini" - My Little Steamer! This is a small portable device that because of its size is ideal for travel (or for use around the home for that matter). We recently tested this and were pleasantly surprised by how fast the water starts boiling and producing steam (2 minutes or less)! Why lug around a big iron … [Read more...]
Cinzia Design, Sport 4 (Reviewed: Apr 2010) is the latest of Cinzia's trendy sunglasses from their Sport Collection. Cinzia was founded in 2002 but has a long optical history behind its products; it is a division of US based Europa International, Inc., which was founded in 1977. The company was founded by Cynthia Shapiro (also the lead designer). Cynthia has more than 30 years experience within the optical fashion industry. The Sport 4 glasses … [Read more...]
The "Shoul" (Reviewed: Mar 2010) by Casual Essentials, takes its name from Shawl and Shoulder and is a one size fits all shoulder wrap for a woman's shoulders. Once you put this shoulder wrap on, it stays on. It is basic yet very functional, small and easy to pack for travel, soft and is very lightweight. It is surprisingly warm and because it is so easy to put on an off it is a very versatile solutions for changing temperatures. The shoul … [Read more...]
Porsche Sunglasses 8457 (Reviewed: Feb 2010) These very cool looking luxury titanium sunglasses will invite glances from the glamor of Beverly Hills to the Fashion streets of Milan. As the frames are made from titanium they are extremely lightweight and durable. Not one to just use numbers in the naming of cars, all their sunglass have their own model numbers. Can't afford a Porsche?... while still expensive as far as sunglasses go, these are … [Read more...]
Microfiber Firm Support Travel Socks (Reviewed: Jan 2010) Ames Walker specializes in medical socks, therapeutic shoes, supports, braces and other footwear accessories. These particular socks are excellent for helping prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) a type of blood clot that can result from extended sitting in small places, i.e. economy class on an aircraft. More information about DVT can be found here: www.economyclasssyndrome.net These … [Read more...]