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The Traveler’s Guide to Darn Tough Socks

By Chris Guill | May 19, 2016

With a name like Darn Tough, it is difficult to take this company seriously but the socks made by this brand are the real deal. These socks really do justice to its brand name. They are specifically designed to last you a life-time. They sell a wide variety of socks from biking, hiking. running, skiing/riding,…


Slicks Travel System Review: All Purpose Travel Backpack

By Chris Guill | January 17, 2016

The Slicks Travel System claims to be the one bag for all occasions.  We have been testing the Slicks for a few weeks in a wide variety of situations and it is proving to be one of the most versatile travel backpacks we have ever used. About the Slicks Travel System The Slicks backpack is…


The Powerfilm Solar LightSaver USB Roll-up Solar Charger and Battery Bank

By Chris Guill | January 15, 2016

If you travel a lot and have been looking for an easy to carry, lightweight, and extremely effective way to charge your cell phone or other mobile electronic devices while on the go, then your search is over. The Powerfilm Solar LightSaver USB Roll-up Solar Charger and Battery Bank is the perfect solution. I am…

Arc'teryx Blade 20 Backpack | Practical Travel Gear 1

Arc’teryx Blade 20 Backpack

By Chris Guill | October 3, 2015

I have been in the market for a new laptop backpack for quite a while. I have tested The Arc’teryx Blade 20 for the past month and can say that, although it has a few issues, it is simply the best laptop bag I have ever used. The Arc’teryx Blade has a unique look, similar…