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Top women's travel clothing accessory: Kavu Pretty Poncho | Practical Travel Gear

Top women’s travel clothing accessory: Kavu Pretty Poncho

By Amy | September 22, 2015

For every woman who has endured chilly airplane cabins, the Kavu Pretty Poncho is for you. This light, stylish poncho has become my go-to travel clothing accessory: it starts every journey with me on the plane, keeping me warm when the tiny overhead air conditioner blasts me unconditionally, then stows nicely in a handbag or backpack to…

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Craghoppers Hassan Short-Sleeved Shirt | Practical Travel Gear

Craghoppers Hassan Short-Sleeved Shirt

By Ramsey | September 21, 2015

Craghoppers Hassan Short-Sleeved shirt comes in a stylish plaid pattern in a variety of colors, but for those that make a point to stock up on Vitamin D, this shirt adds an impressive built-in UV protection

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Bonobo Highland: Comfortable Travel Pants | Practical Travel Gear 8

Bonobo Highland: Comfortable Travel Pants

By Tim Guill | September 10, 2015

Comfortable pants are an essential part of traveling. Sometimes good ol’ fashioned sweatpants can do the job but ideally you want to have a pair of pants that are both comfortable AND fashionable. We have reviewed a vast array of travel pants. These pants range from anti-pickpocketing to hiking, but one type of pant we…

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ExOfficio Kukura Pant for Women | Practical Travel Gear

ExOfficio Kukura Pant for Women

By Amy | September 8, 2015

An all-round, versatile travel pant is crucial for my lifestyle. If you–like me–go from hiking and trekking to airport lounges and city tours, you need a pant you can pack and know it will be there for all situations. Enter the ExOfficio Kukura Pant. This pant is flattering, comfortable, durable, and stylish. Honestly, I love…

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Lowa Boots / Shoes: The Bandon | Practical Travel Gear 2

Lowa Boots / Shoes: The Bandon

By Tim Guill | September 2, 2015

During the period between the First World War and the Second a small boot manufacture sprung up in the tiny town of Jetzendorf, Germany. Never heard of Jetzendorf? Don’t worry, you are not alone. With a population of less than 3,000 this tiny Bavarian town is way off most people’s radar, but it is home…

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White Sierra fall travel clothing | Practical Travel Gear 1

White Sierra fall travel clothing

By Amy | August 25, 2015

It can be hard to find travel clothing that transitions well from summer to fall, and who wants to buy a new wardrobe for every season? White Sierra, a brand I’ve always appreciated for their affordability, has done a good job with their skirts and pants this year, with two offerings in particular that I’ve…

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Darn Tough Socks: The Sock for Smart Travelers! | Practical Travel Gear 3

Darn Tough Socks: The Sock for Smart Travelers!

By Tim Guill | August 19, 2015

There is nothing quite like having good socks, I mean REALLY good socks, especially when traveling. What is one thing most people do a lot of when they travel? They walk… they walk A LOT. Having a pair or two of really good shoes is an obvious must for travel. Shoes need to be comfortable, durable,…

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Outdoor Research Aspire Pant and Kayak Gear Accessories | Practical Travel Gear 3

Outdoor Research Aspire Pant and Kayak Gear Accessories

By Amy | August 18, 2015

A few weeks ago, I wrote about three products that helped us out while backpacking the Pacific Crest Trail. This week, I’m back with some products that we loved using during a multi-day sea kayaking trip in Washington state. Like with backpacking, there’s not a lot of extra room for luxuries while kayaking, but a…

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ExOfficio Kukura Skort | Practical Travel Gear

ExOfficio Kukura Skort

By Jill | July 31, 2015

Here’s the thing about skorts: They’re the perfect blend of skirt and short that allow you to go about your big, crazy adventures. Skirts may be good for some things, but unless you’re into exhibitionism, they’re not optimal gear for many sports. So, add shorts, and you’re good. And over the years, the construction of…

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Hi-tec Altitude Lite 1 Waterproof Hiking Boots | Practical Travel Gear 1

Hi-tec Altitude Lite 1 Waterproof Hiking Boots

By Tim Leffel | July 8, 2015

In the title I call these “boots,” but that word certainly doesn’t conjure up an accurate image of the lightweight Altitude Lite Waterproof footwear from Hi-Tec. These may be the lightest over-the-ankle shoes/boots I’ve ever strapped on for a hike: they weigh in at just a shade more than a pound each, which is in…

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