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Columbia Sportswear Ex Eco rain jacket

My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Columbia Sportswear

Some travel gear brands appeal to those with plenty of money to burn, people who won’t flinch at paying $700 for a jacket. When you buy something from Columbia Sportswear though, you can usually be sure you’re getting a great value.
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My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Tilley Hats

I’ve been challenged in the hair department for quite a while and spend a lot of time in sunny places, so I rarely go on a trip without packing a Tilley sun hat. I’ve tried a lot of brands over the
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Greek Mysteries, French Beauty, and a Voodoo Priest in Benin

It’s time for the new issue of Perceptive Travel, the best online travel magazine for 10 years running. We’ve got some more great stories from book authors on the move. Award-winning regular contributor James Dorsey goes in search of a famed
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Where Travel Gear is Always on Sale

I’ve talked many times in the past about how going to the right retailer at the right time can save you a small fortune on quality travel gear. Unless you have to have the absolute latest, hot off the assembly line
Craghoppers Compresslite women

My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Craghoppers

Who makes the toughest and most useful travel clothing on the other side of the Atlantic? That would be Craghoppers, a brand that is a household name in the UK but keeps gaining traction in the USA too. Some have called