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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 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