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Innergie PocketCell Travel Gadget Charger | Practical Travel Gear 1

Innergie PocketCell Travel Gadget Charger

TravelLite Seat Cushion by Lifeform  | Practical Travel Gear

TravelLite Seat Cushion by Lifeform

Mini GO Styling Iron from FHI Heat | Practical Travel Gear

Mini GO Styling Iron from FHI Heat

Serengeti Sunglasses with Polar PhD Lenses | Practical Travel Gear 1

Serengeti Sunglasses with Polar PhD Lenses

Mountain Hardwear’s Women’s Exposure/2™ Gore-Tex Paclite® Plus Jacket

By Leah Guill / May 20, 2020 /

As April showers bring May flowers and May finds us still close to home, we have been enjoying the opportunities to be outside more than ever. Between biking, hiking, walks to the river and paddle boarding, the one jacket I have brought with me over the last 3 weeks is the Women’s Exposure/2™ Gore-Tex Paclite®…

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Cotopaxi Gives Us all the Feels in the Retro Bandera Crew

By Leah Guill / April 30, 2020 /

Are you ready to learn about your new favorite sweatshirt? Good. I’m glad you’re here because Cotopaxi has nailed the fashionable comfort factor with the Bandera Crew. If you’re new to the Cotopaxi line of clothing, you’ll notice the clothes are constructed with the same bright, happy and playful colors you can find in their…

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Re:store Tote: Solo New York Gives Plastics an Urban Makeover

By Leah Guill / April 24, 2020 /

Solo New York has created a line of beautiful bags that are good for the environment and easy on the wallet. Re:store bags are made from recycled plastic bottles and the whole line comes in a unisexy gray that will please even the pickiest of shoppers in your house. We are testing out the Re:store…

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Look to Gearo for Quality Gear on Your Next Adventure

By Leah Guill / April 22, 2020 /

While we are working from home during the COVID stay at home order, we are planning out our family’s “Travel Bucketlist”. As you might assume, there’s a long list of trips outside and in nature. We want to try new things and don’t want to buy the gear unless we really fall in love with…

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Patagonia Provisions Supports Farmers and Fills Your Pantry

By Leah Guill / April 15, 2020 /

We are in it. It is here and we are working together to make it out of the COVID 2020 international pandemic. How are you? Are you working from home? Homeschooling over Google calls? Making Zoom Happy Hour dates? It has been a change for us all at Practical Travel Gear. I feel you and…

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Serengeti Eyewear- Mara Frames and Driver’s Lens

By Leah Guill / February 5, 2020 /

Ring in 2020 with a pair of Mara frames from Serengeti Eyewear. With technology that dates back to 1877, Serengeti Eyewear, more specifically the Photochromic and Spectral Control lens, has risen to be the most advanced eyewear on the market. For the year 2020, Practical Travel Gear is looking forward to the new year with…

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Keep Yourself Visible with Proviz Nightrider Cycling Rucksack

By Leah Guill / December 1, 2019 /

Proviz has always created highly visible products for cyclists and the Nightrider Cycling Rucksack is a great large capacity backpack. We live in a very active community and with two small children you can usually find us out and about. One of our favorite modes of transportation is our bikes. For our family, being visible…

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ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger: Ready for Adventure

By Leah Guill / November 29, 2019 /

Annnnd in this corner of the World, weighing in at just under a pound, is the ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger! Not only is this charger waterproof, it is also solar and wireless. It is the size of a smartphone in a rugged case. Let’s get into the details about the ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger. As…

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McCall’s Shore Lodge- A Girl’s Midweek Getaway

By Leah Guill / November 15, 2019 /

In celebration of a dear friend’s pregnancy, myself and 5 friends embarked on a midweek getaway to the Shore Lodge and their private spa, The Cove. Nestled just outside of the resort town of McCall, Idaho, Shore Lodge was built in 1948 and boasts newly renovated guest rooms and a restaurant and bar space. The…

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Designed for Good: The Toad&Co Flextime Moto Crop and Windmere ll Dress

By Leah Guill / November 13, 2019 /

Practical Travel Gear has been field testing Toad&Co clothing for years now. Toad&Co has proven itself not only as a quality clothing company but as a friend to our Mother Earth. The Flextime Moto Crops and Windmere II dress are the perfect earth friendly additions to your closet this year. Flextime Moto Crops If you…

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