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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
travel wicking shirts

5 Gear Ideas for Packing Better and Lighter

I go on the road with a lot of different kinds of bags. Sometimes I know I can check one so I’m not all that careful about it, but on any trip I can travel with just a carry-on if I
Oboz Bridger Mid waterproof

My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Oboz

Most of the travel gear brands I’ve written about on here before are familiar ones, but when I’m around a bunch of other frequent travelers and wearing my Oboz shoes, I get some curious questions. This company has been around for
Tilley mash-up travel hat

My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Tilley Hats

I’ve been challenged in the hair department for quite a while and spend a lot of time in sunny places, so I rarely go on a trip without packing a Tilley sun hat. I’ve tried a lot of brands over the