Pack it all in the Cotopaxi Allpa 35L Travel Pack

It may be easy for some, but I always have difficulty choosing which bags to take on each trip. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not an indecisive person usually, however depending on where I’m going and what I’m doing, the selection of checked or carry-on bags is an important factor. But Cotopaxi has made it much easier with the introduction of the Allpa 35L Travel…

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Toad & Co Breckenridge Parka: hybrid winter jacket option

If you’re not familiar with Toad & Co, formally Horny Toad, this brand has been making quality outdoor women’s wear for years. The company makes effort to be sustainable and many pieces are organic. I’ve yet to try anything from Toad & Co that’s not fun, stylish, and practical for adventure travel. The women’s Breckenridge Parka is such a fun jacket. I’ve never seen anything…

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The Phoozy- Out of This World Phone Protection 2017

The Phoozy A phone protection device designed by a race car driver and modeled after astronaut space wear? Yes, please! Shiny, simple, compact and well branded, The Phoozy is a great accessory to your travel bag. The Phoozy protects not only your phone against the extreme cold or heat but your sunscreen, lip balm, BB cream, extra battery stick (check out MyCharge) and dare I…

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Pack Small Items In Eagle Creek Pack-It Original Quilted Mini Cubes – A Quick Review

When you think of packing cubes, do you only think of your clothes? If you’re truly dedicated to organization, you might rethink that limitation. Far too much travel time is spent looking for that thing… you know that one. Where did it go? Eagle Creek’s Pack-It Original Quilted Mini Cubes are the solution for small items that you don’t want to lose track of while…

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2017 Best Trail Running Socks- A Quick Overview

I was excited to get my feet into some great new running socks from a variety of companies for this review. I tested them out so you don’t have to! Grit From Zensah- BEST Never mind the harsh name, these socks are as soft as a baby’s… well, you know. Made with merino wool, these socks fit snuggly over your feet without slipping and allowing…

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Duluth Trading Company Oil Cloth Day Tote Bag

I am forever on the lookout for the perfect travel tote, which truly is an elusive search. For me, different types of travel require different bags: when I travel with my kids, the situation is different than when I travel solo for work, and traveling by plane requires a different tote than when I travel by car. The Duluth Trading Company Oil Cloth Day Tote…

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Packing convenience with Vibram Furoshiki Shoes

Fall and winter travel often consists of packing for destinations where the weather is cold and conditions can be rainy or even snowy. In those cases, travelers often wear sturdy shoes, leaving the summer sandals at home. But sturdy shoes can make less-than-optimal travel shoes—at least, where transportation comes into play. How many times do you find yourself balancing on one foot to untie a…

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Craghoppers Appleby Half Zip For Fall And Winter Travel – A Quick Review

Have you checked out Craghoppers yet? This outdoor brand is quietly but steadily winning a place in my heart. Their clothing is consistently practical, affordable, comfortable, and stylish, and they have an especially nice selection of kids’ outdoor wear, which can be hard to find. The Craghoppers Appleby Half Zip is my kid’s current favorite pull-over for fall, but he actually wore it most of the…

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Carry Your Gear In The Black Diamond Creek Transit 22 Pack – A Quick Review

Great travel packs are like gold. They’re the ones you’ll take on every trip, whether you’re headed to the city or an outdoors adventure. They seem to have all the right compartments to carry your gear. They fit just as easily into the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you. Add the Black Diamond Creek Transit 22 Pack to that list of…

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