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Our Favorites

This is where you can find all our favorite things for travel, from our photo/video gear to our go-to travel credit cards and all of the products we wouldn't leave home without. Our list of recommendations is curated from personal experience, so you can trust that it's the best that we have found. 

Disclosure: We only endorse things we've personally used or come highly recommended by trusted peers. If you purchase anything using our referral links, we may get a small commission. However, there's no extra cost to you.

Travel Credit Cards

Travel credit cards 

Are you tired of having to scour the internet for the cheapest flights and hotels? Do you wish you could travel more without breaking the bank? Well, have no fear because travel credit cards are here! By using travel credit cards, you can earn points for every dollar you spend and redeem them for flights, hotels, and other travel expenses. Check out our favorite travel credit cards below!

Disclosure: We only recommend the use of credit cards in a responsible manner. For more information on how to maximize your points, check out 10xTravel.


Chase Sapphire 

Are you ready to take your travel rewards to the next level? Look no further than the Chase Sapphire Reserve - our favorite travel credit card! With its unbeatable rewards program, you'll earn Chase Ultimate Rewards points that are seriously valuable. And while the annual fee may seem steep, the benefits more than make up for it if you're a frequent traveler. Trust us, this card is a no-brainer for anyone looking to seriously up their travel game.


chase freedom flex

Are you new to the travel hacking/points and miles game and looking for the perfect entry-level card? Then look no further than the Chase Freedom Flex! This card offers quarterly rotating bonus categories and with no annual fee, it's a great option for those looking to dip their toes into the world of credit cards. And if you also have other Chase Ultimate Rewards credit cards like the Chase Sapphire Reserve and Chase Freedom Unlimited, you can really maximize your rewards potential.


bilt mastercard

Are you tired of spending thousands of dollars each month on rent without getting any reward points? Then the Bilt Mastercard is for you! This card not only lets you earn transferable points when paying rent but also offers a range of perks, all without an annual fee. Plus, with its solid travel and purchase protections, it's a great option for more than just renters. But let's be real, the real star of the show here is the ability to earn rewards on rent payments - without any pesky fees getting in the way. So why not make your rent work for you and give the Bilt Mastercard a try?


Rapid Rewards

Are you a Southwest Airlines fanatic? If you answered yes, then the Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card is a must! Not only can you earn points on your everyday purchases, but if you act fast and complete the minimum spending requirements, you'll receive a coveted Companion Pass! That's right, your best buddy can fly with you for free (well, almost) on any Southwest flight you book. So buckle up and get ready for some epic adventures with your trusty sidekick by your side.


Chase Ink
Business Unlimited

Looking for a business credit card that can help you earn cash back without any annual fees? Look no further than the Chase Business Ink Credit card. This card offers a simple rewards structure that can help you earn cash back on your non-bonus business expenses. Plus, it's tailored for small businesses, meaning freelancers and sole proprietors are more likely to be approved. And if you pair it with another Ultimate Rewards card, you can maximize your rewards even further. With no annual fee, this card is a great option for small business owners looking for a straightforward flat-rate, cash-back business card.

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freedom unlimited

If you are ready to earn some serious cash back on all your purchases then the Chase Freedom Unlimited credit card is the way to go! With no annual fee, this card offers bonus earnings on certain purchases and a flat 1.5% cash back on all other purchases, making it perfect for both newbies and travel experts alike. And, when paired with one of Chase's premium travel cards like the Chase Sapphire Reserve (CSR), the rewards really add up. You can even combine your points into one account, allowing you to splurge on high-value items like flights and hotel bookings. So why wait? Start earning today with the Chase Freedom Unlimited!



We believe that travel planning should be easy, economical, and fun. That’s why we’ve put together a list of our recommendations for travel resources that have saved us both time, money, and a lot of headaches. Check out our list of favorites and start planning your next adventure today!


Travel insurance is an important safeguard that provides financial protection against unexpected events that can occur during a trip.


FareDrop searches millions of flights each day and alerts its users to the best airfares available.


Expedia is a competitively priced, one-stop solution for travelers to plan and customize their trips.


GetYourGuide is one of our go-to providers for tours, experiences, and attraction passes around the world!


Viator is one of our go-to providers for tours, experiences, and attraction passes around the world!


GuideAlong is a GPS guide with audio tours for popular locations to help you get the most out of your road trip.


GuruWalk offers “pay-what-you-please” walking tours in more than 800 destinations worldwide.


CityPass provides prepaid admission to the most iconic attractions in 16 North American destinations.


For over 35 years, Expedia Cruises has been one of North America's largest retail travel agency franchises and a leading seller of cruise travel.


Our go-to eSIM for staying connected while traveling internationally.


Babbel is an online, self-paced language-learning program that can help you start speaking a new language in as little as 3 weeks!


With Priority Pass you’ll gain access to over 70,000 airport lounges worldwide!


Magic is an AI tool made for planning a trip, finding hotels and activities, and making itineraries all while catering to your needs and preferences.


Say “Bye-bye” to jet lag with the highest-rated and most downloaded jet lag app in the world.


Honey is a free browser extension that searches and tests available coupon codes at checkout on 30,000+ popular sites.


Rakuten is a free app and browser extension that makes it easy to earn cash back every time you shop.

Travel Products

Are you ready to elevate your travel game? Look no further! These are our holy grail travel products that we never leave home without. From compact packing cubes to noise-cancelling headphones, we're obsessed with these items and we're sure you will be too. Trust us, your next adventure will thank you for bringing along these must-have travel companions!

Travel Products


World's best travel products! Premium materials, highly functional, and low profile. Gravel's toiletry bag and blanket are the perfect accessories for traveling.



Trtl Pillow is scientifically proven to hold the head and neck in a better ergonomic position than a traditional travel pillow and is by far the best travel pillow on the market in our opinion.


liquid IV

Liquid I.V. is an electrolyte drink mix that uses a proprietary system that sends water and nutrients through the bloodstream faster than water alone.



AG1 is the simplest, most straightforward way for me to get my basis of important vitamins, minerals, and probiotics.



Nat's go-to multifunctional backpack with a removable camera insert for photographers, filmmakers, and travelers all in a sleek, unassuming design.



I (Matt) have been loving my Thule Aspect camera bag for the last 3 years! This bag provides fully customizable storage, quick access to gear, and a comfortable carry in any environment.


Travel Pro

Travelpro is one of travelers' and airline employees' most trusted luggage brands, thanks to their professional-looking, incredibly durable products.


Level 8

LEVEL8 offers a stylish range of carry-on and checked suitcases, backpacks, and travel bags.


Airpod Pros

Equipped with active noise cancellation and an adaptive EQ for superior audio quality, our AirPods Pros have become a necessity for us when traveling.


Super Sparrow

Super Sparrow is a renowned supplier of custom, insulated water bottles online. All of the bottles are BPA-free and of the highest food-grade quality.



Harry’s offers a full range of high-quality grooming products with an emphasis on their award-winning razors, blades, shave creams, and gels.

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Surfshark is our go-to way to access geo-restricted content, maintain anonymity, and secure our digital footprint across various devices with ease.



CRZ YOGA makes some of the best affordable active and travel wear.



Gonex offers some of the best compression packing cubes and travel organizers that are expertly designed to compress clothes and maximize space.

Photo/Video Gear

Photo/Video Gear

We totally get it, gear can be a lot of fun to play with (especially if you are Matt… lol), but it can also be quite intimidating if you’re not a gear nerd like he is! But let's be real, while gear is important (to a certain degree), the most important thing is the story that you're telling. So don't worry if you don't have all the fancy new gadgets and gizmos… Creativity and passion can make up for any lack of gear. But if you are curious about what we use, feel free to check out the list below. For a more comprehensive list of our equipment, don't forget to click on the "more" button down below!

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The Sony a7C II is a compact, full-frame camera that is the perfect hybrid camera for shooting photo and video. This is the camera that we use as our main photo camera but we also use for some video content.


The Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 lens is a versatile full-frame standard zoom lens that we the majority of our photos


The Sony ZV-E1 is a compact, full-frame camera that is ideal for on-the-go creators that are looking to create professional quality content without breaking the bank.


The Sony 20-70mm f4 lens is our go-to lens for video. The wide focal range and f4 aperture make it an extremely versatile lens that is perfect for what we do.


The carbon fiber Ulanzi Zero F38 Quick Release Travel Tripod is everything you could want out of a travel tripod… Light, portable, sturdy, and half the price of some of its competitors.


The DJI Mavic Air 2 delivers high quality video and photo, and I know it's “old” in the standard of camera/teh gear, but it still works great and we’ve been very pleased with the results we get from it.


While the GoPro HERO9 Black is not the latest and greatest offering from GoPro, it still delivers excellent, stabilized 5K video and has been our go-to action cam since its release.


The Joby GorillaPod 5K Tripod is a small, compact and versatile travel tripod that should be in ever vloggers tool kit.

Business Tools

Business Tools

We realize that using the right tools is essential for creating outstanding content. We have an extensive collection of digital assets that we use for photo and video editing, graphic design, and more. Beyond our digital assets, we rely on freelancer platforms and learning tools that enable us to hire top-notch freelancers and acquire new skills with ease. With all these pieces in place, we're able to keep our business running smoothly and creating the travel content you love!

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Epidemic Sound gives creators unlimited access to over 40,000 royalty-free tracks & 90,000 royalty-free sound effects to help create the perfect soundscape and musical backdrop for their videos.


Adobe is indispensable for creators. We personally use Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and After Effects.  


Tube Buddy is one of the most valuable tools that we’ve used to help you create, manage, and grow our YouTube channel confidently. It’s a must-have in any creator’s toolbox.


Wix is a cloud-based website builder that includes web hosting and design services.

Its user-friendly drag-and-drop tools and over 500+ ready-made templates help you build your website without either having specialist skills or hiring a web developer.


Storyblocks is a subscription stock footage website that offers members access to millions of videos, audio, images, After Effects templates, Premiere Pro templates, and more for as low as $15 a month.


Canva Pro is an amazing tool for solopreneurs and freelance designers who want unlimited access to premium content, to create professional designs with ease and scale their productivity.


Fiverr's mission is to change how the world works together by connecting businesses with freelancers offering digital services in more than 500 categories.


Tailwind unifies social & email marketing into a single solution. Grow smarter and faster. Tailwind automatically creates and publishes your content for you.


Skillshare is a learning community for creators where anyone can take an online class, watch video lessons, create projects, and even teach a class themselves.


Upwork is an online freelance marketplace connecting businesses with freelancers around the globe.

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