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No sidewalks for a wheelie suitcase

Why You Don’t “Backpack” With a Wheeled 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 her,
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 Items Are Always on Sale: Luggage, Gear, and Accessories

Want to find travel items for half the list price? Want to pick up new travel gear, luggage, or gadgets at a deep discount? It’s not difficult if you’re not super-picky. You just need to know where to look. I’ve talked
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