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Amy Whitley is a freelance creative and travel writer and founding editor of the family travel website Pit Stops for Kids. An avid lover of the outdoors, Amy makes her home in Southern Oregon, where she, her husband, and three school-aged children spend much of their time backpacking, camping, skiing, and hiking. When not exploring her own backyard, Amy and her family hit the road for travel reviews of resorts, tour operations, and hotels across the country and abroad. Follow Amy Whitley on Twitter and Facebook.
Selkirk

Camping stove for 2020: GSI Outdoors Selkirk 540

Lowa Walker

Women’s boots and shoes for winter weather travel

Gregory

Gregory Tribute backpack for international travel

icebreaker jacket

Icebreaker women’s wear for fall and winter travel

torrin

Two Aventura Clothing fall jackets for women

Adept sweater

Title Nine travel-ready pieces for fall

Glerups

Glerups boots and slippers for cozy fall fashion

Filson tote

Filson rugged tote bag for fall travel

Toad & Co fall wardrobe picks

Toad & Co fall favorites for travel

Chaco wayfarer

The Chaco sandal that transitions to fall

Selkirk

Camping stove for 2020: GSI Outdoors Selkirk 540

By Amy / November 19, 2019 /

‘Tis the season to buy that camper in your life the new gear he or she is fawning over (or maybe that camper is you, and you’re ready to treat yourself this holiday season…that’s just fine, too!). If you have an RV, camper van, or tent camper in your life, I can guarantee that person…

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Women’s boots and shoes for winter weather travel

By Amy / November 12, 2019 /

Muck Liberty: I’m headed to Germany in winter. Christmas markets and city streets are not guaranteed to be snow-free, but I don’t want to bring a bulky winter boot in my luggage. What to do? Muck, one of my favorite brands for work and chore boots back at home, offers up the Liberty waterproof ankle…

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Gregory

Gregory Tribute backpack for international travel

By Amy / November 5, 2019 /

Sometimes, you simply need to be hands-free when you travel, and you can’t have a roller bag slowing you down. This is especially true when traveling through less developed countries with fewer escalators and elevators, and destinations with cobbled streets, train travel, or bus travel. When I want to leave my roller bag behind, I…

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icebreaker jacket

Icebreaker women’s wear for fall and winter travel

By Amy / October 29, 2019 /

Icebreaker is a trusted brand that delivers time and again on travel wear for my outdoorsy self. Every time I review an Icebreaker product, I can feel sure it will be high quality, live up the hype, and be both stylish and performance-savvy. Icebreakers base, mid and outwear layers are made with merino, which is…

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Two Aventura Clothing fall jackets for women

By Amy / October 22, 2019 /

Fall travel means layering, and layering means packing more stuff in carry-on and checked luggage. Bringing a jacket or two is unavoidable when visiting cold-weather destinations, so pick outerwear that will go with multiple outfits and can versatile for your travels. This week, I’m reviewing two new light jacket layering options from Aventura Clothing. Torrin…

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Title Nine travel-ready pieces for fall

By Amy / October 15, 2019 /

When I travel, I’m always on the move. Sometimes that means I’m hiking or biking, other times it just means I’m running to catch the next train. But my travel-ready clothes have to be flexible, breathable, wick away unwanted moisture, and go with just about everything. I’m excited to showcase three Title Nine options this…

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Glerups boots and slippers for cozy fall fashion

By Amy / October 8, 2019 /

If you haven’t heard of Glerups, you’re in for a treat. This company’s roots began in 1993, when a grandmother felted a pair of boots from wool from her own Gotland sheep. Demand instantly grew, and today, Glerups produces a line of shoes, slides and boots for men, women and babies. Where to wear Glerups: …

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Filson rugged tote bag for fall travel

By Amy / October 1, 2019 /

I’m kind of a nut for tote bags. I love the versatility of a quality tote, as one is always along for the ride when I travel either by car or plane. For a tote bag to pass muster, it must be able to take a beating, has to zip up to keep my gear…

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Toad & Co fall favorites for travel

By Amy / September 24, 2019 /

Toad & Co is ready for fall with some closet staples that will be perfect for any fall-weather trip you might have planned. Lightweight enough to be packable yet warm enough to keep you comfortable indoors and out, these two pieces will be coming along on all my autumn trips. Earthworks Wide Leg Pant: Oh.…

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The Chaco sandal that transitions to fall

By Amy / September 17, 2019 /

I live in my Chaco sandals all summer, and am always bummed to stash them away once autumn hits and my travel schedule demands a more refined wardrobe. But my troubles are over, because the Chaco Wayfarer has the elegant look of a dressier travel sandal while ensuring the comfort and versatility Chaco is known…

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