Interesting and Useful Travel Items for Winter


Oslo Harbor
Oslo, Norway. Max Hartshorne photo.

Winter’s a Great Time for Useful New Gadgets

Lumi Light Does a Lot More

Useful Lumi Light

This LED light offers a whole lot of different features. Not only is this a functional LED desk lamp, but it’s also a convenient place to charge your phone, making this an all-in-one workstation!

It contains a universal charging dock and 10W wireless charger, so no matter what type of cell phone you have, you can charge it with ease. This smart LED desk lamp can also be adjusted for optimal directional lighting.

Its LED lighting system contains 3 different hues and 10 levels of brightness, ensuring that you have the lighting that you need for any setting. Its built-in motion sensor turns the night light ON when you enter a dark room, ensuring that you don’t run into anything while in the dark. The smart LED display conveniently shows you the time, date, day of the week, and temperature.

LumiCharge LED Smart Adjustable Desk Lamp and Universal Phone Charging Dock – $99

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Pedipocket Blanket: One of My Favorites for Cold Winter Nights

There is almost nothing as cozy as putting your feet into the Pedipocket and covering yourself with the warm fleece blanket. The Pedipocket is 50” x 70” with a 20” Deep Foot Pocket, made of plush velvety fleece.

PediPocket Foot Pocket Blanket $49.99

These Halolife Masks Are Actually Comfortable

Halo life masksHalolife’s black mesh sports mask comes with a nano filter and feels more comfortable than many of the masks I’ve had to wear for nearly a full year.

Includes 1 replaceable HALO Nanofilter™ good for 200+ hours.

Replaceable latex nose pad prevents fogging and air leaks. Chin wrap provides an air-tight seal, even with facial hair & beards

Super-breathable poly-blend outer material (80% Polyester, 20% Lycra) Soft moisture-wicking Bamboo lining is ultra-comfortable, even for long wear. Adjustable embedded nose clip and ear-loops make a perfect fit, Antibacterial and hypoallergenic materials used.

GO Sleeve knee sleeve

Halolife Mask $29.99

GO Sleeves for Your Gimpy Knee

Sometimes we need a little extra support for arthritic knees, and this compression knee sleeve gives you that. This provides targeted support for key ligaments, tendons, and muscles in and around your knee.

I used this sleeve in February when I traveled to northern Maine with my 12-year-old granddaughter to go skiing. It really helped me on the slopes.

  • Accelerate Recovery
  • Alleviate Pain
  • Reduce Fatigue

GO Sleeves $49

Wandrd Toiletry Kit: Two Sizes and a Convenient Hanging Hook

Wandrd Toiletry BagThese toiletry bags were designed with a traveler in mind. Wandrd offers two sizes (Medium and Large) so depending on your needs you are covered.

Each size has been thoughtfully designed with unique organizational elements and built out of the highest quality materials, so your gear is easy to access and protected. Each Pouch has a unique webbing loop and clip system on its back panel so that you can connect any two together to create a mega Kit.

The toiletry bags can hang in a shower or a crowded bathroom using the hook that comes attached.

Wandrd Toiletry Bags $58-78

Match Me Cards Turn People Into MatchmakersMatchme Cards

Match Me Cards® is a personalized dating card—available in both digital and printed formats—that helps singles engage their personal network to connect to more meaningful dating experiences. (Think baseball card for dating.)

The cards are created using the Match Me Cards® online designer tool. After uploading a photo for the front, users choose and respond to one topic from each of four curated categories for the back: Age, Places, About, and Relationship. The final field: How to Reach Me, gives users the flexibility to choose how they want to be contacted.

Cleanlight Air purifier

The digital card option ($12.99 U.S.) is an easy way to text or email your card to potential matchmakers. The printed card options (starting at $44.99 U.S.), which also include a digital card, can only be shipped within the U.S.

Clear Away Covid in the Car with CleanLight Air

UVC LED Light: CleanLight Air uses UV-C rays to kill 99.99% of germs and bacteria. It’s small enough to fit in your cup holder and powerful enough to rid your cabin of germs and airborne viruses.

H13 HEPA filter:360 degree air filter removes 99% of particles including smoke, odors, dust, pet dander, TVOC and air pollution. With Low And High Fan Modes less than 27dB and it’s small enough to fit in a cup holder, large enough to purify 161 square feet.

Comes with a unique Aromatherapy sponge plus USB-output to charge devices.

CleanLight Air from Keysmart $119.00

HMNKIND masksHMNKIND Masks: Because We Still Gotta Wear One

HMNKIND masks are the softest masks you will ever wear. HMNKIND’s antibacterial fabrication is a patented wet polyurethane foam designed by K Beauty and Skincare industry experts. These aren’t cheap but they are well made and will last longer than the paper ones, for sure. I really like wearing this mask, it’s way more comfortable than most paper masks.

The masks are 99.9 percent antibacterial and prevent 99.9 percent of UV rays. They are also clinically tested and have superior quality against particle and viral filtration.

HMNKIND Masks $28Benjilock fingerprint bike lock

Benjilock Fingerprint Bike Lock: Spring is Just Around the Corner!

Never fumble for keys or try to remember your bike lock’s combination again. This is a great innovation, using the proven safety U-shape of traditional bike locks.

• Unlocks with your fingerprint or key
• Highly secure, hardened steel shackle,
• Rechargeable lithium-ion battery lasts up to 6 months on a single charge
• IP-65 rated for weather resistance
• 7.87 inches

Benjilock bike lock $79.99


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