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Fend Antibacterial Hand Wipe Mitts

Sanitize Your Surroundings with Fend Antibacterial Hand Wipe Mitts

By Jill | January 21, 2022

A few weeks before Covid shut the world down in 2020, a fellow airplane passenger snarked at me for wiping down my immediate surroundings with an antibacterial wipe. While I’ve never really had a consistent practice of avoiding germs and bacteria (opening doors with my elbow, but also sharing drinks with friends), there are times…

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Ruffwear Stumptown Quilted Dog Coat

Keep Your Best Friend Warm with Ruffwear Stumptown Quilted Dog Coat

By Jill | January 14, 2022

Unless you live in a place where snow is a regular winter visitor, it can be easy to forget that our beloved pup pals can need extra insulation beyond their fur when it gets cold. Certainly, some breeds like huskies already have all that insulation at birth, but other breeds may not be entirely comfortable…

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Bucky Compact Wrap

Soothing Relief with Bucky Compact Wrap

By Jill | January 7, 2022

It’s a new year, and whether you make resolutions or not, we all need to take care of ourselves a little more. Sure, travelers can power through long flights, uncomfortable seats and beds, and adventures both good and bad, but our muscles remember it all. Why not be good to ourselves and let our bodies…

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Buzzbox Premium Cocktails

Tuck a Buzzbox into Your Pack for a Cocktail on the Go

By Jill | December 24, 2021

Whether you’re on a road trip, hitting the trail, or camping, those who love cocktails often find that carrying along all their favorite fixings is too much. Glass bottles are heavy, pouring ready-made drinks into zip-lock bags can be challenging, and buying an overpriced yet forgettable cocktail at that bar isn’t always the best move.…

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Marmot Men's Ridgefield Sherpa-Lined Flannel Hoody

Stay Warm with Marmot Men’s Ridgefield Sherpa-Lined Flannel Hoody

By Jill | December 17, 2021

Now that we’re edging into the winter season, staying warm is top of mind. But part of staying warm is wearing clothing that also dries quickly and wicks moisture away when you’re active. Brave the cold weather with the Marmot Men’s Ridgefield Sherpa-Lined Flannel Hoody. It’s the ideal jacket for après-ski, hanging out with friends,…

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OtterBox USB-C Fast Charge Wall Charger

Charge it Quickly with OtterBox USB-C Fast Charge Wall Charger

By Jill | December 10, 2021

It happens more than I’d like to admit: Boarding a plane when I haven’t had enough time to fully charge my phone or tablet. Especially now, when more airlines are relying on customer devices to deliver entertainment, having a full charge is key to getting through a flight. More importantly, when you’re headed out on…

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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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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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Cuyana Tech Carryall

Keep Your Laptop Safe in Style

By Jill | November 19, 2021

For many years, I used a padded, neoprene case to add additional protection for my laptop when I traveled. When the zipper finally gave up, I had to shop around for a new case. I’d already become familiar with Cuyana and the brand’s philosophy of “fewer, better”—and the concept especially appeals to me as I…

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OluKai Kuʻi Slippers

Keep Your Feet Warm with OluKai Women’s Slippers

By Jill | November 12, 2021

Travel and adventure are important. But it’s also important to have some down time at the end of the day. And when you’re traveling (or living) in cold climates, cozy slippers are excellent essentials to have.   I was a huge fan of last winter’s OluKai Kuʻuna slippers. But Iʻm also a fan of two…

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