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GEAR REPORT: ENERPLEX SURFR AMP & JUMPR SLATE 5K (HOW TO STAY CHARGED WHILE TRAVELING)

My iPhone is constantly dying. Really, it blows my mind that we can send robots to Mars but no one has figured out a way to make an iPhone battery last an entire day. This is especially true, and frustrating, when I’m traveling — becasue when I’m traveling I’m constantly taking photos and video on my phone, using Google Maps and multiple other apps, like Snapchat, which is an absolute battery obliterator. 

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EVERY TRAVELER NEEDS A PASSPORT HOLDER. HERE ARE THE BEST

Best Passport Holder For Men

As soon as your get a passport, you should get a passport holder. First and foremost, a passport holder (or passport case or passport wallet, whichever you prefer to call it) will protect and preserve your most important travel document from drops, rips, spills and being stuffed in your suitcase. And not only is it nice to have a crisp and clean passport while on the road, years later, when

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GEAR SPOTLIGHT: FJALLRAVEN’S POLAR GUIDE PARKA

Fjallraven Polar Guide Parka

Winter is winding down. And its been a good one. Although I live in LA where it’s never cold enough to wear a parka, I did make it to colder temperatures in Amsterdam, New York and Central California this winter. With me on those trips: the Fjallraven Polar Guide Parka. Since I won’t be taking any more cold weather trips for awhile (although I’m dreaming of a ski trip in New

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5 SKI GEAR INNOVATIONS TO UP YOUR WINTER GAME

This is an excerpt from my latest article for men’s lifestyle outlet, Inside Hook. Click here to read the full article. If you’re a man with surgically reconstructed knees and/or a bad concussion history, this probably doesn’t concern you. If you’re not yet that man, listen up so you don’t become him. Ski season 2015 is upon us. Are you still wearing a helmet you got last millennium? Stop that. A

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GEAR SPOTLIGHT: FJALLRAVEN’S DUFFLE NO. 6 (DUFFLE BAG AND BACKPACK IN ONE)

Fjallraven Duffle Bag No. 6 Review

For years, I was a roller suitcase kind of traveler. It’s just seemed like the easiest option. For one thing, rolling a carry-on suitcase behind me at the airport was mindless, and when I finally got to where I was going, having a traditional suitcase with its clamshell-style opening made accessing my belongings and finding what I needed a breeze. But there was one major issue, traveling with a rolling

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GIFTS FOR TRAVELERS: THE TREVOR MORROW TRAVEL 2015 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

Gifts for travelers

It’s been a good year. And with December here, another four seasons of travel are coming to a close. From February ski trips, to May strolls through European cities, to August days spent on tropical beaches, to September camping trips amidst changing leaves…and now, the cycle is about to repeat itself yet again. But before you (or the special traveler on your holiday shopping list) travel the world in 2016,

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GEAR SPOTLIGHT: WHEELMEN & CO.’S BABYLON BACKPACK

Wheelmen & Co Babylon Backpack

When I travel, whether around Southern California (where I live), or to the other side of the world, I almost always have a backpack strapped to my back. For the past year+, that backpack has often been the Babylon Backpack from Wheelmen & Co. In fact, last year I took my Babylon Backpack to Colorado and featured it in this article: Where To Wear: Breckenridge, Colorado Summer Style Guide. But

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THE BEST BACKPACKING GEAR (EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR A SUCCESSFUL BACKPACKING TRIP)

Best Backpacking Gear List

If you’ve touched more copier paper than you have trees lately, if you don’t remember the last time you looked down at your feet and saw dirt instead of concrete, and if you’ve wearily realized that your life firmly orbits around your cell phone, it’s time for you to go backpacking. Escaping the modern world and turning your backpacking daydreams into reality, however, can seem daunting. The biggest hurdle, and the one

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