For every revolutionary product unveiled on Kickstarter, there are legions of near-miss and never-gonna-happen ideas. And candidly, some of the products in this list might fall in either category, depending on your travel interests. The best way to make your opinion? Cast your vote by pledging … or quietly closing your browser window.
1. Unique Travel Set, starts at $26; 2. Zip’n’Fly Travel Jacket, starts at 25 Pounds; 3. The Camperbox, starts at 162 Pounds; 4. Marlon Travel Backpacks, starting at $124; 5. Tink Wearable Notions Bracelet, from $175; 6. Xbar Flyt Travel-Friendly Personal Fitness System, from $119; 7. Tuscatti Leather Weekender, starting at $275.
Nathan Borchelt is a gear-obsessed travel writer and adventurer whose collection of shoes, backpacks, jackets, bags, and other “essential” detritus has long-outgrown his one-bedroom apartment (and his wife’s patience).