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The Solar-Powered Adventure Traveler

A reader asked me back in 2008 if there was a way to travel around the world without ever plugging into a wall socket. The answer was “sort of” and it has not gotten much better since then, unfortunately. If you
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The Travel Gear That Hasn’t Let Me Down

When I went on my Nepal trek last year, there was a lot of travel gear carnage on the trail. Someone’s backpack strap broke. My hiking boots literally fell apart and had to be super-glued to make it through until the
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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
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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
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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