Mens Travel Clothing

Thwart Pickpockets with P-Cubed Pants | Practical Travel Gear 1

Thwart Pickpockets with P-Cubed Pants

By Tim Leffel | November 10, 2011

Valid or not, many travelers worry far more about their valuables when they travel than they do in their home town, packing all sorts of special gadgets and bags designed to keep thieves away from their belongings. Some places are really safer than home in this respect, while others (hello Rome!) are known for separating…

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Mountain Khakis Travel Belt - and Beer Bottle Opener! | Practical Travel Gear 1

Mountain Khakis Travel Belt – and Beer Bottle Opener!

By Tim Leffel | September 29, 2011

We’re on a double-duty travel gear roll this week and we’ve got another item that earns its keep in your suitcase or backpack. It’s a rugged belt from Mountain Khakis that also will pop open a bottle of beer. This is a nylon webbing belt, which has long been a kind of belt popular with…

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Thermo Soles for Warm Feet | Practical Travel Gear

Thermo Soles for Warm Feet

By Pam | March 11, 2011

I’d picked up a package of those stick on throw away air activated foot warmers for a recent trip to a Very Cold Place, but I’m not crazy about disposable goods for the outdoors — I like products that generate less trash rather than more. I do suffer from cold feet, even in fairly mild…

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ExOfficio Women's Vent'r Pants | Practical Travel Gear

ExOfficio Women’s Vent’r Pants

By Kara | September 14, 2010

I wore the ExOfficio Women’s Vent’r Pants during my shore excursions on an Alaska cruise last month, and I couldn’t have been more pleased with the performance. Granted, I had a pair of leggings on under the pants in both instances — ziplining through the Alaska rainforest and trekking on a glacier — so I…

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Travel Underwear by Tilley | Practical Travel Gear 1

Travel Underwear by Tilley

By Kara | January 21, 2010

The challenge: Pack only two pairs of Tilley “fast drying, sweat defying” underwear on my week-long road trip from Colorado to California. The reasoning: The undies are made with 100% polyester CoolMax Extreme Mesh fabric, so I could wash them by hand in hotel sinks (or my mom’s bathroom), and they’d dry by morning. My…

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8 Wonderful Things You Should Know About Gore-Tex

By Tim Leffel | November 5, 2009

I spent a couple days at the GORE-TEX headquarters last week for a blogger’s summit with people who cover gear for traveling, snowboarding, rock climbing, camping, mountain biking, hiking, and more. It was the company’s plan to teach us how their stuff works, tell us about a new Experience More social network they’re launching, and…

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5 Things I Always Pack - JohnnyJet | Practical Travel Gear 1

5 Things I Always Pack – JohnnyJet

By Tim Leffel | October 8, 2009

This month’s guest post of “5 things I always pack” is from John E. DiScala, otherwise known as Johnny Jet. His site has been one of my go-to travel resource sites for close to a decade now. Johnny travels around 150,000 miles and visits over 20 countries each year. He and his website JohnnyJet.com have…

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Lucy Activewear: Comfortable, Stylish Travel Clothes for Women

By Kara | May 29, 2009

Are you a PracticalTravelGear.com reader who Tweets? That is, you’re active on the social-networking site Twitter? I sure am (follow me at @karasw), and earlier this month, one of the travel folks I follow on Twitter wrote: “If you love comfortable, flattering active/travel clothes… I love Lucy. Check em’ out at @lucyactivewear.” Of course, I’m…

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