Travel necessities and luxuries dispensed by a friendly staff eager to share insider tips.. In Short Located in the Gaslamp Quarter across from Horton Plaza and six blocks from the Convention Center, this specialty shop has been outfitting locals and visitors with travel gear since 1976. The present location in one of the city's historic buildings offers a large selection of luggage from Eagle Creek, Swiss Army and Rick Steves. Backpacks, toiletry kits and compressors are hot sellers, along with language translators, currency converters, travel clocks and portable appliances. You'll also find women's and men's wrinkle-resistant clothing and a great selection of camping supplies.