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No sidewalks for a wheelie suitcase

Why You Don’t “Backpack” With a Wheelie Suitcase

  She looked like she was about to cry as she scraped her shiny four-wheel suitcase over the broken pavement and up another set of stairs. Since there was nobody else around and I was going to have to walk past
The travel gear I couldn't kill

The Travel Gear I Couldn’t Kill

  Wouldn’t it be nice if you bought a travel gear item for your adventures and no matter how hard you tried, you couldn’t wear it out? Well, that photo above is from a trip to Oaxaca in 2014 and I
travel and hiking gear on sale

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
the best times of the year to buy travel gear like at Backcountry

Know the Best Times to Buy Travel Gear

Yes you can afford quality travel gear and clothing for your journeys. The secret is buying it when the timing is right, not two days before your vacation. I see a lot of people traveling around with unreliable luggage, bulky jackets
Yellowstone travel story

Yellowstone by Air, Naked Marrakech, and the Great Barrier Reef in Trouble

The July 2016 issue of Perceptive Travel online magazine is out now, with another batch of great narrative stories and media reviews from wandering book authors. Garrett Fisher has a series of books out with stunning photos taken from the cockpit