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Top 5 Gadgets To Bring On Your Travels

Traveling is amazing, but what if there were ways to enhance every travel experience you have? Better yet, what if this could be done by bringing a few gadgets with you? We all know the importance of packing your bags before you travel, and most people focus on the clothes and other travel essentials to add to their suitcases. Still, you should add some extra gadgets to your bags if you really want to have fun! 

Gadgets can improve the experience as they provide you with some much-needed features that are either highly practical or keep you entertained. With that in mind, here are the top gadgets you need to bring on your next trip:

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Solar Phone Charger

A portable charger is an essential gadget for any traveler. It provides you with a boost of power when you need it most. Never again will you have to worry about your ultimate gadget (the smartphone) running out of charge. To take this to a new level, you need a solar phone charger. The premise remains the same but with the benefit of using solar energy to power-up the charger. As a result, this gadget won’t run out of charge, allowing you to constantly have enough power for your mobile devices. 

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Nintendo Switch

This gadget is purely for entertainment purposes. You may spend hours on flights or long train journeys, so you need to occupy yourself. The Nintendo Switch is the best portable games console out there right now. If you’re on your own, then the Nintendo Switch Lite is probably a better choice as it is lighter and easier to carry. But, the original Switch is great for pairs or groups as you can play two-player games on it. This keeps you both entertained during the more boring parts of your trip. 

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Drone

Drones are a must-have gadget for any seasoned traveler. They possess two very practical benefits that you will really enjoy. Firstly, they give you a new method of capturing videos or photos. Drone imagery from up high is awesome. You can really see the beauty of surrounding landscapes and get photos that you simply can’t get with a regular camera. So, be sure to choose a drone that has amazing photography features! It notes on DrDrone.ca that the new DJI Mavic Air 2 has one of the best cameras around, so maybe consider that as your choice. The second benefit of drones is that they can be really handy if you get lost. This is particularly helpful if you’ve gone hiking or walking somewhere and you don’t remember how to get home. Send the drone up above to show you what the land looks like. Then, you can easily map out your route to the chosen destination. 

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DSLR Camera

Your drone can get amazing birds-eye-view photos, and your phone camera can get a few nice ones as well. However, a DSLR camera is still the best option for high-quality travel photos. These cameras are far better than phone cameras, and you can mix and match the lenses for even better photos. For me, if you’re serious about capturing travel snaps, then you need one of these with you. They bring out the fine details in close-up pictures, they allow for better landscape images, and you can zoom in on things far away. A DSLR camera can make up the trifecta of travel cameras on your trip. The smartphone handles selfies or quick snaps for social media stories, the drone deals with vast landscapes and unique angles, then the DSLR handles the rest. 

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Noise-canceling Headphones

Finally, we have another gadget that’s vital for the travel portion of your trips. Airplanes and trains are very loud. It can be impossible to concentrate or relax when you are flying or traveling by other means. Sometimes, you need to take advantage of these long hours to rest. With noise-canceling headphones, you can do just that. As the name suggests, these headphones block out noises from around you. Play your music and drift off into your own happy place. They can also come in handy if you’re in shared lodgings and there’s too much noise when you’re trying to sleep at night. 

I strongly suggest you have at least a couple of these gadgets in your bags when you travel. They will make the whole experience more enjoyable and less stressful. Of course, you may notice that a smartphone hasn’t made this list. Well, that’s because it’s such an obvious gadget to bring that thee’s no need to mention it. You can’t go anywhere without it, so make sure you don’t forget it!

Article written by:

Chris Vetrano

From a young age Chris Vetrano was raised as a connoisseur of music, incorporating every sound, note and beat deep into his life. It was clear to everyone that knew him that Chris' destiny was and would always be somewhere in the music industry. When Chris is not working with artists and lifestyle brands or planning high-profile events, he spends his time sharing his favorite new music, food and lifestyle discoveries on his successful blog and web series, Listen! It's Vetrano, which has been recognized by some of music's top performers, including Justin Timberlake, Matt Morris, Neon Trees and Cassadee Pope.

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