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My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Eagle Creek

My relationship with Eagle Creek goes back almost as far as my relationship with my wife—who started as my companion on a year-long journey circling the globe back in the early ’90s. I actually went to Eagle Creek’s 40th anniversary party
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
Allegiant Air no baggage fees

Flying on Allegiant Air Without Baggage Fees, Take 2

I just took a flight for a long weekend on Allegiant Air and managed to do it without paying any baggage fees. Anyone who has flown this bare-bones airline knows that is not an easy task. The only luggage you can
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