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Craghoppers Tristan shirt for packing light

What’s in my Travel Bag When Packing Light

What should you put into your travel bag if there’s a need for packing light? Almost 11 years ago, I did a guest post for the once-mighty Gadling blog called What’s in your pack Tim Leffel? At the time I had
pickpocket proof business travel pants and shirt

My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Clothing Arts

If you’re worrying about losing your valuables to a pickpocket when you travel to Athens, Paris, or Rome—as you probably should—then you may want to invest in some pickpocket proof clothing. It’s like regular travel clothing, but with secret stash spots
Prana travel clothing reviews

My Favorite Travel Gear Brands – Prana

There are a few travel and outdoor gear brands out there that skew heavily to women because they make yoga wear, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have plenty to offer both sexes. That’s especially true for Prana (or as they
Favorite travel gear brands Adidas Outdoor

My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Adidas Outdoor

When you hear the brand Adidas you may think of cleats worn by injury-faking soccer players or perhaps the shoes on the feet of tennis stars, but the Adidas Outdoor division puts out plenty of great gear for travel and the
Oboz hiking boots in Kyrgyzstan

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