Best 6 Person Tent for Camping (2020 Buying Guide)

best 6 person tent for camping

My picks for the best 6 person tent on the market, whether you’re car camping with friends or the whole family.  Whether it’s a long hiking trip with the whole crew or a simple family camping trip, there’s nothing like getting everyone outdoors.  If you’re planning to be outside with such a large group, however, […]

8 Best Handheld GPS Devices for Hiking (2020 Buying Guide)

best gps tracker for hiking

The best handheld GPS devices for hiking and backpacking – whether you’re a seasoned hiker or just starting out.  For the longest time, I would just try and use Google Maps when hiking through more rugged terrain. Inevitably, I’d go deep enough into the forest or high enough on a switchback that my Google Maps […]

Best Heated Gloves for Cold Weather (2020 Buying Guide)

best heated gloves for snow

The best heated gloves on the market to keep your hands warm in cold weather, whether you’re snowboarding, working, or hiking.  I’ve always had a hard time keeping my hands and feet warm.  With the slightest coldness in the air, my extremities tend to turn into freezing icebergs.   So when I discovered hand warmers […]

11 Best Large Camping Tents (2020 Buying Guide)

best large camping tents

My picks for the best large camping tents on the market right now, whether you’re camping with a group of friends or the whole family.  With the current travel climate, domestic and outdoor travel is only going to get more popular in the coming years.  Whether you’ve been camping for a long time or it’s […]

12 Best Wheeled Backpacks (Ultimate 2020 Buying Guide)

Best Wheeled Backpacks

My picks for the best wheeled backpacks, whether you’re traveling or looking for a professional bag for work.  I used to be one of those travelers who scoffed at wheeled backpacks.  They just seemed impractical for my style of travel, which was usually off-the-cuff, adventurous backpacking.  And to be fair, that was probably the case […]

Pakt One Review – The Ultimate Minimalist Travel Bag?

pakt one travel bag

My Pakt One review! A detailed look at the travel bag that has taken the minimalist travel community by storm and whether it’s worth the cost.  The first time I traveled abroad by myself, I took a ridiculously large rolling suitcase with me. I was 21 and only studying abroad for a couple of months […]

Should You Use a Drone in Your Travels?

Should You Use a Drone in Your Travels? - The Atlas Heart

There is always new technology popping up in the blogging world and travel communities in general, or should I say, it is usually technology that has been around for awhile but has recently been developed for the average user. One hot ticket item these days is the use of personal drones to take professional looking videos […]

My Favorite Travel Gear

My Favorite Travel Gear - The Atlas Heart

I’ve had a few of you ask me to write a little more about my favorite travel products and gear this year, so I figured now is as good a time as any to start. Throughout my 8 years of on-and-off travel I’ve picked up a few recommendations and pieces of gear that have particularly stood […]