Layer it up with Duckworth Women’s Vapor Relaxed Tank and Tunnel Hood

Wool isn’t only for winter. Known for keeping humans warm during cold-weather activities like skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, climbing, and merely existing outdoors, wool also has other properties that make for great travel clothing. Two pieces that I’ve been using in winter and now, in warmer months, are Duckworth Women’s Vapor Relaxed Tank and Vapor Relaxed Tunnel Hood. The natural fibers …

On-road comfort with Hoka One One Hupana shoes

Hoka One One Hupana

It’s rare that I get enough free time when traveling to schedule reasonable time for working out, but I do bring running shoes along, nonetheless. If I can get out of bed before all my work begins, it becomes run time. I prefer packing running shoes that can be worn for other purposes, too—either on the plane or on the …

Hike all day in La Sportiva Women’s Synthesis Mid Shoes

La Sportiva Synthesis Mid Shoes

Waterproof hiking shoes have come a long way from cumbersome, heavy boots to shoes that are actually comfortable. And that makes a difference when you’re packing and want to bring along versatile hikers that you can wear not only on the trail, but also after the long hiking day. While I was in Ladakh, my regular daily hikers were the …

Smartwool Women’s Merino 150 Pattern Hoody

Smartwool Women's Merino 150 Patterned Hoody

I’ve always got an eye out for clothing that’ll combine into the most comfortable outfit to wear on long flights. The whole pajamas-in-public craze doesn’t do it for me, so I have to find clothes that work on a few levels. Comfort is most important, but I don’t want to look like a slob, in case I need to appeal …