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10 Gear Gifts Under $20 for the Traveler on Your List

Want to know what gift to get a frequent traveler that will be appreciated? But you don’t want to spend a fortune or take a chance they’ve already got it? These practical travel gear gifts and gadgets will come in handy
Using a water purifier for sustainable travel

What Does It Take to Be an Eco-Friendly Traveler?

I have been writing about eco-friendly travel since back when I was doing magazine stories pre-internet. All along on this blog I’ve done regular rants on the evils of single-use plastic water bottles that mostly end up in our waterways. So
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5 Gear Ideas for Packing Better and Lighter

I go on the road with a lot of different kinds of bags. Sometimes I know I can check one so I’m not all that careful about it, but on any trip I can travel with just a carry-on if I
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Why I Travel With a Superzoom Camera

You can travel with a big DSLR kit that requires its own backpack of equipment and get professional level photographs if you know what you’re doing. Or you can travel with nothing but your smart phone and get a lot of
trekking in Kyrgyzstan

Gearing Up for Hiking the Mountains of Kyrgyzstan

Do you have what it takes to go trekking in Kyrgyzstan? The rewards you get in terms of scenery, solitude, and physical strength building are huge, but hiking there takes some preparation and attitude adjustment. If you search online for information