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Patagonia Women's Organic Cotton Roaming Joggers

Casual Comfort: Patagonia Women’s Organic Cotton Roaming Joggers

By Jill | November 25, 2022

We all want to be comfortable when traveling, whether it’s a road trip in our own vehicle or a long flight crammed into increasingly shrinking airplane seats. It’s a bonus when we can wear clothing that isn’t restrictive and can be worn for other purposes on our travels.   I’m always in search of the…

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Arc'teryx Women's Atom Hoody

Arc’teryx Women’s Atom Hoody Performs Well as Midlayer or Standalone Jacket

By Jill | November 18, 2022

It’s not quite the “one ring to rule them all” approach, but packing only one jacket is the smart traveler’s way to rule the carry-on vs. checked-bag conflict. In winter, that means excellent performance across a range of weather conditions and output levels—whether you’re out skiing the backcountry or exploring a new-to-you city.   The…

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Mountain Hardwear HiCamp Shell Jacket

Stay Warm and Dry with Mountain Hardwear HiCamp Shell Jacket

By Jill | November 11, 2022

When the weather’s cooler, we’re usually in search of two types of jackets: those that keep you warm, and those that keep you dry. At home, we may have space to store both, but when we’re traveling, it’s ideal to have those attributes in one jacket.   The Mountain Hardwear HiCamp Shell Jacket is a…

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Roark Passage Primo Boardshorts

Embrace Warmer Temperatures with Roark Men’s Shorts

By Jill | November 4, 2022

As we slide into fall and winter, we’re tempted to follow retail focus on cold-weather clothing. But many of us live in climates that are still warm enough this time of year, or we’re planning trips to escape to some of those places. It’s totally legit to be thinking about shorts right now.   I’ve…

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Costa Reefton Pro Sunglasses

See Clearly on the Water with Costa Reefton Pro Sunglasses

By Jill | October 28, 2022

I like my eyes, so I like to keep them protected. That’s why I wear sunglasses when I’m outside (I’ve got a pair in my bag, in my car, and on the entryway table). But not just any sunglasses. Because I’m on the water a lot, I prefer sunglasses with polarized lenses.   The classic…

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Govino stemless wine glass

Drink Wine Safely with Govino Stemless Wine Glasses

By Jill | October 21, 2022

Drinking wine, beer, and cocktails while traveling often results in using glasses you ordinarily wouldn’t at home. Whether you swig out of the bottle on the trail, out of a red plastic cup at the campsite, or out of a can in the parking lot—presentation takes a few steps backwards when you don’t want to…

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BioLite BaseCharge 600

Power Your Life with BioLite BaseCharge 600 Power Station

By Jill | October 14, 2022

It’s always a refreshing change to spend time off the grid—where the temptations of digital life can be left behind and you can reconnect with real life. But there’s no shame when you just can’t do it. There are valid needs for having access to a power source, whether for safety or comfort.   The…

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Wild Rye Ingrid Technical Workshirt

Wild Rye Cozy Chic Lifestyle Clothing

By Jill | October 7, 2022

I’m constantly in search of great travel clothing items that are comfortable and also look good. And I’m especially excited when I find a piece that can dress up or dress down my outfit, depending on what I’m wearing with it.   The Wild Rye Ingrid Technical Work Shirt is made from 95 percent recycled…

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Gregory Rhune 22 Pack

Pack Your Gear Responsibly in Gregory Rhune 22 Pack

By Jill | September 30, 2022

There are backpacks that you use only in certain circumstances or for specific sports, and there are backpacks you use every day. The Gregory Rhune 22 pack is designed for active users in everyday circumstances. Even better, it’s made from recycled materials.   All fabrics in the pack are made from GRS-certified recycled polyester materials,…

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Snow Peak Tobachi 2

Pack Your Meals in Snow Peak Tobachi 2

By Jill | September 23, 2022

It’s a never-ending challenge to avoid single-use, disposable food packaging when camping or generally enjoying yourself in the outdoors. When you’re grabbing food from stores on the go, much of it already comes in packaging, so you either have to be diligent about shopping in places where you can use your own containers, or disposing…

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