Clothing

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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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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Sanuk Cosmic Calypso Sandals

Sanuk Cosmic Calypso Sandals Bring Comfortable Style to Your Feet

By Jill | September 16, 2022

Flip-flops and slippas aren’t for everyone. To some of us, the sandals are a staple of our wardrobe—whether we choose the casual models for every-day wear or the leather versions for “dress up.” To others, they can cause challenges with foot comfort, especially with excessive toe-gripping.   But that doesn’t mean you have to walk…

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Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Snap Jacket

With Mountain Hardwear’s Ghost Whisperer Snap Jacket, Warmth Doesn’t Have to Be Heavy

By Jill | September 9, 2022

Zippers are awesome. But sometimes zippers are a pain when you don’t have two hands free to tend to them, like when you’re climbing or sipping a beverage. That’s when snaps are better.   The Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Snap Jacket offers an alternative to the beloved Ghost Whisperer Jacket by replacing the zipper with…

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Swiftwick Vision Six Impression National Park Socks

Wear Your Favorite Park with Swiftwick Vision Six Impression National Park Socks

By Jill | September 2, 2022

National parks have been called “America’s best idea,” and every year, the most well-known of U.S. National Parks see record visitation numbers. While it’s indeed true that we should care for our parks and consider lesser-visited sites as a way to spread our love around, keeping those parks on our minds is often what gets…

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Patagonia Dirt Roamer Bike Shorts

Upgrade Your Mountain Biking Gear with Patagonia Dirt Roamer Series

By Jill | August 26, 2022

Gravity geeks enjoy dirt trails—from wide-open flow to hardcore single-track. And while one might imagine that any clothing item that can get dirty will do, performance pieces are ideal for wicking sweat, keeping chafing at bay, and staying comfortable. The Patagonia Dirt Roamer Series includes items that any MTB enthusiast can love, whether you dedicate…

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Vim Vigr Compression Socks

Vim & Vigr Compression Legwear Is Like a Hug Around Your Legs

By Jill | August 19, 2022

The days are long past when we thought compression legwear was for athletes or health concerns like lymphedema, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), or pre- and post-surgical applications. And compression socks have grown up, too, with a variety of support levels, from everyday wear to medical grade. There are also a wide variety of colors, designs,…

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