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Timbuk2 Lightweight Flight Messenger Bag

Pack Light with Timbuk2 Lightweight Flight Messenger Bag

By Jill | December 3, 2021

I have fond memories of my first Timbuk2 messenger bag. It was 1994, 5 years after the company was founded, and I worked for HotWired—the first commercial online magazine, and sister to Wired. Employees all had Timbuk2’s Classic Messenger Bag in black, with either Wired or HotWired emblazoned on the front. I don’t remember when…

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Able Carry Daily Backpack

By Leah Guill | November 26, 2021

Sleek? Check. Modern? Check. Comfortable? Double Check. The backpack for everyday carry at home and abroad is the new 20L Daily Backpack from Able Carry. The Daily Backpack from Able Carry presents with a sturdy, modern exterior that is literally covered in a branded Cordura Nylon specifically picked for its strength and colorfastedness. Able Carry…

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CamelBak Eddy +

Drink Safely with CamelBak Eddy+ Filtered by LifeStraw

By Jill | November 26, 2021

Being confident about the safety of your drinking water while on the road often results in people buying water bottled in single-use plastic containers. To keep from adding to landfills and landscapes in countries that don’t have robust recycling programs, as well as minimize our reliance on plastic, it’s far better to pick up a…

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Gregory Border Traveler 30L

By Christian Parrott | November 5, 2021

The Gregory Border Traveler 30L backpack is simply the best backpack I have ever owned. The quality of this backpack is unmatchable compared to the backpacks I have laying around my house. There are so many compartments to store away your goods and keep them fresh. I love all the compartments so you can divide all…

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Mustang Survival Bluewater Roll Top Dry Bag

By Christian Parrott | November 2, 2021

The Mustang Survival Bluewater Roll Top Dry Bag is an incredible product that is built to last. I can tell by the quality of construction that this bag will last through anything. I’ve always been in the search for a dry bag that would withstand the beating of traveling through harsh conditions. I know for…

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Zenbivy Light Quilt 10* Degree

By Christian Parrott | October 24, 2021

Zenbivy Light Quilt 10* Degree   As I first placed my hands on the Zenbivy Light Quilt 10 degree, I was astonished at how incredible the quality of this product is. It has the softest touch and feel which gives you the comfort you need in cold temperatures. I’ve never had a sleeping bag or…

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Practical Travel Gear started in 2009, focuses on testing and reviewing affordable travel gears. The blog is run by Chris and Leah Guill.

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