Why You Should Learn the Language Wherever You Go

In many tourist destinations, they anticipate English as the de facto language of most of their travellers and do their best to accommodate. This may not always be the case, however, and it then becomes important that you know at least a few important phrases in the local language. No matter where you’re headed and what […]

Unique Hotels You Need To Visit At Least Once

Booking a hotel is probably the most important part of any trip, and choosing from the multitude of places can sometimes be overwhelming. Some go for luxury amenities like ensuite jacuzzis while others focus on practical features like proximity to city centres and public transit. But what about a bit of a twist? Staying in an […]

Staying Connected While You Travel

Unplugging from your daily routine is one of the best things about travelling. This includes the mobile apps and social media sites that keep us all connected; maybe a little too connected. Taking a bit of a break from these constant forms of communication and truly enjoying your surroundings is, for most people, the goal of their […]

How to Fight Boredom on a Long Flight

There’s an anticipation that builds while en route to a far-flung destination that usually makes flyers forget the more stressful parts of travel. That sense of relief when you finally board your flight and settle into your seat usually comes with excitement as you mentally plan your first steps upon arrival at your destination. But […]

Introducing: Rise Cat!

At Rise Gear we know innovation is key. Products and industries are constantly evolving. While some companies have the honor of revolutionizing an industry once, Rise has the unique privilege of revolutionizing the travel industry once again with our newest line of bags, Rise Cat! While your cat waits for their bag to arrive… for today only, […]