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Nothing says, “Don’t even think of talking to me,” like this trifecta of plane zone-out accessories. Sleep mask, hoodie and pillow this IndieGoGo Project is coming out of prototype just in time for you to create your own sensory deprivation chamber for your next flight. The Sleep Mask Hoodie Travel Pillow was designed to give comfort while being stylish and without giving you a weird look while sleeping on your trips. It has a hoodie mask to block light going through your eyes to help you have a deeper and more sound sleep (Image: Courtesy Global Travel Clothing)

9 essential products to help you gear up for spring travel

With spring upon us can road trips be far behind? D.C. is a terrific home base, but as the weather warms, we tend to start feeling the travel itch!

Whether you’re off to the mountains with the kiddos, the beach with your sweetie or just going solo to Katmandu, here are several of our latest travel gear finds to make your journeys easier and more comfortable.

UAG PC/Phone Cases
Road warriors know nothing kills an away-from-home journey more quickly than the digital disaster accompanying a cracked device. No worries. Urban Armor Gear is on the case – literally. Their cases make exploring safer for your electronic gear using lightweight and durable design featuring top-grain leather, armor shells, alloy metal hardware and impact resistant rubber. All UAG cases pass U.S. Military drop-test standards and come with a 10-year warranty. Cases available for Apple, LG, HTC, Google, Motorola, Microsoft and Samsung (featured image) products. $24.95-$89.95

Solo New York Altitude Backpack
Adventurers keep everything close at hand in this lightweight (2.2 lbs.), ultra-durable parachute nylon pack. Not your kid’s book bag, this pack has aviator-inspired hardware, military-grade Velcro and a fully padded 17.3” laptop compartment. With an iPad/tablet pocket, front organizer section and side pockets, this pack fully loaded easily fits under the seat in front of you and the overhead bin. The nifty back sleeve allows for parking on your wheelie by slipping over the handle. $79.99

The Cotton Camera Carrier Systems StrapShot EV-1 Camera Holster
How many perfect shots have you lost fumbling for your camera, tucked away - safe but useless – in your pack? This quick release holster keeps your camera immediately accessible while strapped to backpack, sling style bag or even your belt, keeping your hands free, your equipment safe and your body mobile. It’s an ingenious camera carrying system for hikers, travelers, skiers, climbers, bikers and anyone on the move. The StrapShot has a Velcro-Wrap attachment system, machined anodized aluminum camera mount and a camera safety tether. $79 with a free $20 hand strap

Reliefband Motion Sickness Treatment
Green is NOT a good look for vacationers, especially on the plane, boat or in the car. When your travel pals are headed for good times and you’re about to lose it due to motion sickness, Reliefband’s wearable technology is made for you. The heart of the device holds proprietary electronic components and software to control, develop and deliver a unique pulse with highly specific waveform characteristics and treats nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness by gently stimulating the median nerve on your wrist. Clinically proven and FDA cleared, Reliefband is also effective for motion sickness accompanying VR Gaming and morning sickness. $95

Global Travel Clothing’s Smart Sleeper - Sleep Mask Hoodie Travel Pillow
Nothing says, “Don’t even think of talking to me,” like this trifecta of plane zone-out accessories. Sleep mask, hoodie and pillow this IndieGoGo Project is coming out of prototype just in time for you to create your own sensory deprivation chamber for your next flight. The Sleep Mask Hoodie Travel Pillow was designed to give comfort while being stylish and without giving you a weird look while sleeping on your trips. It has a hoodie mask to block light going through your eyes to help you have a deeper and more sound sleep. $39.99

Espro Travel Press
Can’t get a decent cuppa-Joe away from home? Espro’s Travel Press has you covered with their patented two-filter system, each 9-12 times finer than a common French Press. They get beneath the grinds and filter twice, leaving tons of flavor and none of the grit. Presses are available in multiple colors and make 10 oz of coffee, 12 oz of tea and hold 15 oz as a travel mug. $34.95

Nerium Eye-V Moisture Boost Hydrogel Patches
Savvy travelers know hydration is key to countering jet lag, keeping their bodies “regular” and just feeling better – especially after long stretches in a dry-as-the-desert airplane. Your peepers will love a post-sojourn hydro-boost and mini-spa-like experience these under-eye patches deliver. Key moisturizing ingredients are directly infused onto the skin and diminish appearance of fine lines, reduce puffiness, firm the skin and hydrate the eye area. $55 for 5 sets of patches

CloSYS Oral Care Travel Kit
It’s easy to get out of your oral-hygiene routine on the road with your mouth on the losing end of hours away from a toothbrush. CloSYS comes to the rescue with this TSA compliant-sized oral kit of alcohol-free rinse, toothpaste and breath spray. All their products contain Cloralstan formulated and patented for oral wellness killing harmful bacteria and impeding plaque formation. Gentle and non-irritating, CloSYS products are great for sensitive mouths. $5.99

Babytime Sunny Sunscreen
No fry-babies after a day at the beach with Sunny. Unscented and for use by ages “0-150,” this broad spectrum, lightweight, non-greasy, moisturizing sunscreen is water resistant for up to 80 minutes. Safe minerals work to protect the skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays, while aloe and green tea extract keep skin cool and protected from IR damage. $18


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