Travel Shoes & Boots

Keen Elena

Keen Elena Boot for winter style

Kizik Alpine Shoes

No Hands Necessary with Kizik Alpine Shoes

Danner Trail 2650

Danner Trail 2650 GTX for your 2020 hiking adventures

Forsake Range High Boots

From Trail to Tavern with Forsake Range High Boots

Barina II GTX

LOWA Barina II GTX for Women

OluKai Hawaiiloa Manu Hope

Stride Into Winter with OluKai Hawaiʻiloa Manu Hope Boot

Lowa Walker

Women’s boots and shoes for winter weather travel

LaCrosse Grange Chelsea

Keep Your Feet Dry With LaCrosse Grange Chelsea Boots

Glerups

Glerups boots and slippers for cozy fall fashion

Chaco wayfarer

The Chaco sandal that transitions to fall

Keen Elena Boot for winter style

By Amy / January 28, 2020 /

The challenge of winter destination travel is in the packing! How to travel light while still bringing all the winter-weather gear you need? Choose your winter footwear carefully. Nothing takes up more room in your duffel or suitcase than your shoes. This winter, I’ve been trying out Keen’s Elena boot, which comes in a mid-boot…

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Kizik Alpine Shoes

No Hands Necessary with Kizik Alpine Shoes

By Jill / January 17, 2020 /

Unless you are a regular wearer of slippas (AKA flip-flops), you know the feeling of having to bend down to put your shoes on—whether you are seated or standing while doing it. But when you struggle to get your shoes on, especially after walking through the security section of an airport, you might wish for…

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Danner Trail 2650 GTX for your 2020 hiking adventures

By Amy / January 7, 2020 /

Danner has been making hiking shoes since 1932, so they’re retro without even trying. Their women’s Trail 2650 GTX  is a nod to the length of the Pacific Crest Trail, and this shoe is up to the task, whether you’re hiking from Mexico to Canada or just out for the weekend. I love that this…

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Forsake Range High Boots

From Trail to Tavern with Forsake Range High Boots

By Jill / December 13, 2019 /

If there’s anything we talk about over and over at Practical Travel Gear, it’s the need for versatility in gear so that you don’t have to cram your suitcase with a bunch of single-use items that are awesome for one thing, but not so great for many others. When your itinerary includes outdoor adventures, you…

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LOWA Barina II GTX for Women

By Leah Guill / November 24, 2019 /

Straight out of Slovakia comes my new favorite winter boots, the LOWA Barina II GTX. It is the newest to the LOWA women’s cold weather line and don’t be too jealous because you can grab yourself a pair, too. At first glance, these shoes are adorable! Well styled with the grey leather paired with tweed-like…

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OluKai Hawaiiloa Manu Hope

Stride Into Winter with OluKai Hawaiʻiloa Manu Hope Boot

By Jill / November 15, 2019 /

I suppose it depends on where you live. When the air turns crisp and it’s no longer sandal weather, changing to closed-toe shoes can be a challenge—whether you’re on vacation or at home. It definitely helps when those fall/winter/spring shoes look good. With the OluKai Hawai‘iloa Manu Hope women’s boot, I don’t mind the cooler…

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Women’s boots and shoes for winter weather travel

By Amy / November 12, 2019 /

Muck Liberty: I’m headed to Germany in winter. Christmas markets and city streets are not guaranteed to be snow-free, but I don’t want to bring a bulky winter boot in my luggage. What to do? Muck, one of my favorite brands for work and chore boots back at home, offers up the Liberty waterproof ankle…

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LaCrosse Grange Chelsea

Keep Your Feet Dry With LaCrosse Grange Chelsea Boots

By Jill / October 18, 2019 /

Classic rubber boots don’t have to look like big, sloppy galoshes. When it’s raining outside but you don’t want to dress down because you have a combination of sightseeing and cool meet-ups in cafes or bars, you don’t really need to compromise and risk looking way too casual or get your feet wet. Just wear…

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Glerups boots and slippers for cozy fall fashion

By Amy / October 8, 2019 /

If you haven’t heard of Glerups, you’re in for a treat. This company’s roots began in 1993, when a grandmother felted a pair of boots from wool from her own Gotland sheep. Demand instantly grew, and today, Glerups produces a line of shoes, slides and boots for men, women and babies. Where to wear Glerups: …

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The Chaco sandal that transitions to fall

By Amy / September 17, 2019 /

I live in my Chaco sandals all summer, and am always bummed to stash them away once autumn hits and my travel schedule demands a more refined wardrobe. But my troubles are over, because the Chaco Wayfarer has the elegant look of a dressier travel sandal while ensuring the comfort and versatility Chaco is known…

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