5 Awesome and Practical Travel Gadgets You’d Think Are Just Weird and Useless

Posted by on November 8, 2014

Going on a holiday is generally exciting. This is especially true if it’s your first time to visit your destination. But traveling can also be exhausting and stressful. Thankfully, there are nifty gadgets you can use to add more fun and comfort in all your trips.

Ostrich Pillow


This portable device is perfect if you plan to visit numerous places at one time and catch some Z’s while on the go. It’s a stuffed pillow that enables you to take a power nap whenever, wherever. So while you’re waiting for your flight or train, you can easily slip the Ostrich Pillow and doze off. It also two holes on both sides for you to place your hands while taking a nap at a table or counter.

Jetlag Goggles

Your excitement and anticipation can be burned with a bad case of jetlag. So the geniuses at Flinders University in Australia developed a very useful gadget to fight such an uncomfortable feeling. The specialized goggles emit a green light that resets the user’s natural body clock by signaling the brain that it’s daytime even if it might be night.


Emergency Cocoon Travel Shelter

This should be the perfect travel buddy for every backpacker and adventurer. If, for example, you find yourself too exhausted to continue the hike up a mountain, you can suspend the cocoon travel shelter on a tree and voila! You can now sleep soundly without the danger of being mauled by a wild animal on the ground.

Trakdot Luggage Tracker

One of the worst things that can happen on a trip is losing your luggage. But with this tracker, you can locate your stuff through a text message or email that’s sent to you using the device’s GPS.


Shewee Extreme

Women find it uncomfortable peeing in filthy toilets. Others also find it annoying if they need to go every now and then. Thankfully, there is now a solution – Shewee Extreme. It’s a portable tool that allows the ladies to urinate without having to remove any clothing. So whether you’re in the mountains or the urban jungle, you no longer have to hold off your pee and risk kidney problems.


These cool gadgets were definitely invented with the traveler in mind. If you’re one, take advantage of these devices and make your holidays more convenient.

Photos by: Kevin HaleWilliam ChoNicole HanusekWolfgang Staudt

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