08.09.2016Personal Tech

Travel essentials for backpacking abroad

By: Trevor Thomas
Travel Essentials for Backpacking Abroad

Whether you’re taking time off before school or work, or just looking for an iconic summer adventure, backpacking Europe is on nearly every traveler’s bucket list. And with Verizon’s TravelPass, you can use your existing data plan abroad to capture all the moments from your #FOMO-inducing travels. Check out our list below for our other wanderlust-worthy essentials you can find at VerizonWireless.com.

  • GoPro HERO4 ($399.99): If there’s one way to relive your memories, it’s in ultra high-resolution. Strap this durable and waterproof 12mp camera to yourself or your gear for a stunning perspective.
  • GoPro 3-Way ($69.99): Is it a camera grip? Is it a selfie stick? Or is it a tripod? With the GoPro 3-Way, it’s anything you need it to be. And the best part is that it collapses to a mere 7.5 inches when not in use.
  • mophie juice pack air ($99.99): Say goodbye to bulky battery cases. This protective yet lightweight design delivers a full extra charge with just the flip of the switch—so you can keep searching for that perfect AirBnB or updating your favorite journal app.
  • Garmin vívosmart HR ($149.99): What makes this fitness tracker different from other wearables? For one, the Garmin vívosmart HR not only monitors heart rate and fitness activities, but it also automatically syncs with your device. Users can also add location data to the Garmin Connect app to keep track of places traveled.

Trevor Thomas is Verizon’s national corporate communications manager for wireless pricing, plans and promotions, where he writes about his own personal experiences with wireless technology.