Last week while I was on a girls beach trip, there was an awesome blogger event for Tech and Travel DC at The Willard Intercontinental Hotel in DC. I didn't want to miss out on all the fun, so I sent my super cute boyfriend downtown in a Reston Limo to go hang with my blogger girlfriends (and Phil!) for the afternoon. Not a bad gig to fill in for me!
How gorgeous in the grand entrance to the hotel? Lovely setting for a luncheon! The Willard Intercontinental Hotel has been a national treasure for almost 200 years as it has been the focal point for many historic events and has hosted almost every US President since Franklin Pierce in 1853. I'm hoping to return to check it out for a family staycation as The Willard has recently launched a children's program for this summer.
So while he ate "quakers" with Kim and enjoyed his grilled shrimp, I asked him to take some notes on the hottest gadgets for the summer.
Looking to add the best Tech Accessories for your Travel Checklist this summer? Here's a quick rundown of the products you should check check out:
HButler ORBIT - Bluetooth device, with an easy-to- -use app that finds everyday items in seconds - like your keys, glasses, wallet.
Knomo Elektronista - an soft full-grain leather bag with a unique, stylish design, crafted around the technology that we use every day, and even includes a 3000mAh battery to keep devices charged on the go.
JVC Tinyphones - an on-the-ear design, sized for kids, featuring a volume limiter to prevent hearing damage.
Waka Waka Power+ and Base 10 - The WakaWaka Base 10 is the next step in the evolution of portable solar: the ultimate all-in-one compact solar power bank for anyone on the go who can't be left without power. Base 10 will charge up to 3 devices at once or provide up to 240 hours of LED light.
Olloclip - Take pictures worth 1,000 likes with the perfect social media accessory!
Ricoh Theta - no ordinary camera; it is the first consumer camera that captures fully spherical still photos and videos of the space around you, all 360° of it, at the touch of a button.
Urgent.ly - America's Leading On-Demand Roadside Assistance Service. With thousands of trusted service providers nationwide, Uber-like visibility and flat-rate, pay-per-use pricing, we are the better alternative to traditional roadside assistance clubs.
Eggcyte The Egg - a smart storage device, personal web server and portable media streamer in a sleek form-factor that you can carry in your pocket.
Adobe Spark - is an integrated web and mobile solution for creating and sharing stunning visual stories for users of all skill levels.
Shutterfly Photo Books - one-of-a-kind, high-quality custom photo books are a great way to keep your favorite memories close. If you're in a rush, Smart Autofill will create your book for you.
You can see the full rundown of the event and live tweets by checking out #TNTDC on Twitter!
Hi! my name is Andrea and I'm a not-so-average Northern Virginia blogger, mom, and transplant from the Midwest. I host Girls Night Out events, meet ups, and write about events and my adventures in the DC area. I love to travel, brunch, and drink wine with my neighbors! I'm known to live on the wild side and order Venti iced double shots at 5pm.
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