Travel Shoes & Boots

Versatile Ecco Terra Cruise Shoes for Men | Practical Travel Gear 1

Versatile Ecco Terra Cruise Shoes for Men

By Tim Leffel | March 5, 2014

We’re liable to like any pair of travel shoes that has “wildly versatile” in its marketing description. Coming from Ecco, we’re liable to believe it too. After a string of thumbs’ up from me on past models I’ve tried, I had a pretty secure feeling these Terra Cruise Speed shoes would be winners. After all,…

Vibram FiveFingers Signa and Maiori Shoes | Practical Travel Gear 1

Vibram FiveFingers Signa and Maiori Shoes

By Jill | February 14, 2014

When it comes to athletic water shoes, it’s hard to get things right. Depending on what you need them for, water socks don’t have enough traction, but serious soles can be too heavy. With the Vibram FiveFingers Signa and Maiori shoes, you can have both warm-water and cold-water versions of truly versatile water shoes. They…

3 Great Ventilated Shoes for Summer | Practical Travel Gear 1

3 Great Ventilated Shoes for Summer

By Tim Leffel | July 4, 2013

If you’ll be in the water these first two travel shoe styles are great for keeping some traction while getting wet. On land, all three will keep your feet ventilated in between. We’re digging three new styles from Timberland, Ecco, and Wolverine. Each year some type of shoe seems to be the new hot thing.…


Timberland Radler Trail Camp Shoes – Awesome [ness] Included

By Tim Leffel | December 20, 2012

Rarely have we seen shoes so squarely aimed at light-packing travelers as these Radler Trail Camping shoes from Timberland. They actually zip up smaller to go into a corner of your bag when it’s time to hit the road or trail. We’ve been happy to see this whole minimalist shoe trend take off, not because…

Keen Voyageur Hikers | Practical Travel Gear

Keen Voyageur Hikers

By Pam | June 10, 2011

I’ve said it before, I really do test out all the gear I get for review. That’s why during the last window of sunshine, I was stomping around in a muddy creek not far from my house. That day I walked five miles in a pair of Keen Voyageur Hikers. My hope was that they’d…

Kuru Footwear Kruzr Shoes for Women | Practical Travel Gear 1

Kuru Footwear Kruzr Shoes for Women

By Kara | October 1, 2009

I really wanted to love these shoes. After all, Kuru Footwear has garnered loads of rave reviews from bloggers galore. This company is not shy about giving away pairs of its hiking and walking shoes to everyone from Workout Mommy to MomTrend to The Pensive Blog (a dude, not a mom). Loads of online testimonials …