travel packing Archive

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The Best Travel Underwear for Light Packers

It’s exciting to talk about travel gadgets, apps, and cool clothing, but one item that’s on you almost constantly doesn’t get much attention: your travel underwear. Except when you’re in a bathing suit, you’ll probably have underwear on when you’re traveling. Which means if you’re on a round-the-world trip lasting a year,

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Luggage Restrictions, Bag Sizes, and Overpacking

Carry-on bags have been in the news a lot lately. It started with United cracking down and making passengers fit their suitcases into those little bag sizers at the gate. Then the San Francisco Chronicle’s travel editor started a #CarryOnShame campaign to embarrass people who try to roll half their belongings onto

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The Travel Gear I Couldn’t Kill

  Wouldn’t it be nice if you bought something for your travels and no matter how hard you tried, you couldn’t wear it out? I’ve reviewed hundreds of items over at Practical Travel Gear, last decade on a Blogger site I was doing by myself, then from 2009 on with a team

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What I Pack in my Carry-on

When I travel these days, I’m doing it one of two ways: with my family for up to three weeks, or on a writing trip for a week to 10 days. I sometimes check a bag for the former (especially if I need to backpack with a real backpack), but usually get

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Good and Bad Travel Gear Trends for 2012

I just spent three solid days checking out the new travel gear that will be hitting the shelves later this year, at a trade show where all the buyers come in and figure out what’s going to be hot and should be in stock. You can catch individual reviews on Practical Travel