Gift Guide 2014

Every year we review dozens of products and we accumulate the best here for our annual gift guide. Pick from gifts for the Adventurer, the Traveler, the Gadget Lover or the Photographer.  We’ve got some great selections for all of them.  Pick a selection and start browsing. 2014 Gift...

Winter’s best fun awaits – ToDo Tuesday 12-9-14 edition Dec09

Winter’s best ...

Every few weeks, we scan our deluge of press releases and look for great travel opportunities, around Cleveland, around the country and around the world.  ToDo Tuesday’s wraps up some of the best reasons we’ve found this week to get off the couch, grab the camera and get outside to have some...

Thinking of spending Christmas Abroad [infographic] Nov29

Thinking of spending...

After you’ve completed all your Christmas Shopping, you’re free to think about yourself. How does a trip abroad sound? Our friends at Sunsearch Holidays have come up with some ideas for you:   Please share this article with your social...

Grand Velas Riviera Maya – all-inclusive, all fantastic Nov21

Grand Velas Riviera ...

In all our travels, we’d never done the “all-inclusive” resort scene before.  That changed with our latest trip to Mexico.  We spent five luxurious days at Grand Velas Riviera Maya and couldn’t have been more impressed. Grand Velas Riviera Maya Something tells you that you are in for a treat...

The beautiful animals of Xcaret Nov21

The beautiful animal...

Playa del Carmen is a popular vacation destination on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico with a number of cruise ships stopping here each year. Ferries also make routine crossings from here to Cozumel. One of the most popular tourist attractions just south of town is Xcaret, an...

MagicJackGO lets you...

Free phone calls are always good – especially if you are nearing the limit of your phone minutes. Even better are free phone calls from international destinations back to the U.S. or Canada. MagicJack has grown over the years and now can even be used without a computer. Introducing…...

Life is better with ...

Can we keep a secret here?  It’s a bit of a love affair. You know, the kind your wife just wouldn’t understand. It actually started two years ago when I first laid hands on this sweet little orange cutie called Yoga. It started in Vegas (doesn’t everything) when we met at CES. It was quite a...

Tani Loft Thermal Se...

The winter weather forecast for 2014/2015 looks like it could be another big chill. Polar vortex or not, it’s best to be bundled up when you venture forth. “But not those scratchy long-johns” you whine. Not if you’re wearing the latest, maybe the most upscale set of thermals available this...

Hensall Jacket looks...

With all these polar vortex’s and freezing temperatures, I got my hands on a Craghoppers Hensall Jacket just in time.  The wind has been whipping around outside and an extra layer feels real nice when I make my daily run out to the barn. Craghoppers Hensall Jacket   This jacket, available in...

Selfie’s done ...

Just got my hands on what I think is going to be a permanent fixture in my camera bag.  It’s a smart phone tripod and monopod – all in one compact little device.  It’s called POP Scope. POP Scope Crafted very nicely from stainless steel and aluminum, this is a breeze to set up and put away....

EXOvault Smartphone ...

After all the time that Apple spends engineering and designing your latest and sleekest iPhone, it almost seems a sin to stick it in some drab, tacky plastic case. How about dressing it up like a famous painting, with a beautiful wooden frame.  Not the kind you put on your wall, but one...

When Wi-Fi wimps out...

Losing your wireless signal can be a scary proposition.  It’s easy to do as you wander around your house or apartment, and the farther you get from your router, the more likely it is to happen. There is a solution however, and it’s called a Wi-Fi range extender. Amped HighPower Wi-Fi Range...