Author Archives: Ryan Colquitt

About Ryan Colquitt

Tech savvy gear geek. World traveler. Flashlights, batteries and knives make the best presents.

Electrical Outlets – Adapters and Converters

Basics of Traveling with Electrical Items Electricity is electricity is electricity right? When it comes to travel – WRONG! Electricity itself is one of the fundamental forces of nature, but the way it is generated and delivered around the world…

The New World Traveler Power Standard: USB?

The New World Traveler Power Standard: USB? With the proliferation of USB, is it time to start to consider USB as a universal power source for your travel items? It might just be! Many of the electronics you already own…

International Travel with Cell Phones

First, I will make a disclaimer that I am going to paint in some broad strokes in this article. I’m sure there’s hundreds of articles out there on international cell phone usage, so I am going to boil it down…

Nokia Here Maps for Windows based cell phone

Best Mobile Maps App for the World Traveler One of the best uses for a mobile device while traveling is to use them to view electronic maps. I have found one map app that is head-and-shoulders above the rest: Nokia…