How many times have you flipped through a copy of Sky Mall or browsed through a gift shop at the airport and thought, "I could use one of those." Well for every travel product that flies off the shelves, there's surely one that fails to make the mark. This is not an article about the countless gadgets created to make our travels more smooth and enjoyable. This is dedicated to some of our favorite failed attemps to capture the tourism dollar. Check out some of the most bizarre and down right ridiculous travel accessories found by GayTravel.com.
Fan Jackets and Trousers
Landing in much warmer climates can be quite a shock to many of us and the Kuchofuku Air-Conditioned Cooling shirts and trousers are designed to keep you cool wherever you go, indoor or outdoors. They have small battery-powered fans built into their pockets which keep you cool by circulating air into the garment. Its creator Hiroshi Ichigaya, a former Sony technician, admits his garment isn't fashion-friendly and also tends to make you look rather inflated from all of the extra air flow.
So you might feel breezy and cool..but also bloated and ridiculous not to mention everyone will probably notice the humming sound of the fans coming from you...awkward!
Jetlag Cure Glasses
Ok let's face it, jetlag is a total bummer. Jumping around different time zones can leave us haggard and downright out of it. The Retimer glasses are designed to help your body adjust to a new time zone more quicky and eliminate the symptoms of jet lag by gradually changing the time of day your eyes are exposed to light. The lightweight glasses are large enough to fit over your reading glasses and have a rechargeable battery within the frame. It can also be charged via its USB port. With that said....could you bring yourself to wear these in public? Please say no...ugh. No thank you.
No this is not a creepy sex fetish toy, it's a portable travel facelift mask. Be afraid, be very afraid.
We're on a roll here. Always at the forefront pf sun protection, the people of China enjoying fun in the sun on coastline have begun wearing these "Face-Kinis." A garment offering UV sun protection to the face. While people wearing this face mask might be happy they are saving their face from harnful sun rays and preserving their youthful looking face, people watching are most likely thinking they are hiding a hideious face under that mask...I would be.View More Top 10s, Rates and Reviews Articles