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OluKai Kuuna slipper

Treat Your Feet with OluKai Ku’una Slippers

By Jill | December 18, 2020

Slippers tend to be the seasonal footwear that gets pulled out of the closet around October (in the Northern Hemisphere, certainly), and becomes the go-to house attire until spring. But slippers aren’t only for wearing around home. When you bring them along on a trip—whether it’s a road trip or something farther afield—it feels as…

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Jung Tee from Jungmaven

By Leah Guill | December 12, 2020

Looking for the perfect tee? One that wears well, gets better with time and always looks great whether it is with jeans or pajama bottoms? Jungmaven has created the Jung Tee and it checks all the boxes. Feel good and look good in the 55% Hemp and 45% Organic Cotton blend of the Jung Tee.…

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Boundary Creates Hemp Packing Cubes

By Leah Guill | December 10, 2020

Boundary has a beautiful line of travel gear ranging from backpacks, to carry cases for your laptops and now a hemp line of packing cubes that will let your clothes and gear breathe while you to stay organized. Boundary’s Hemp Cubes are created from Hempwick- a Bluesign Approved fabric that uses hemp’s natural moisture wicking…

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BTR Stool for Every Outdoor Activity

By Leah Guill | December 7, 2020

Oh boys and girls do we have the travel stool for you! Hillsound is breaking into the compact stool world like Beyonce at the Grammys so make sure you pay attention. The incredibly lightweight 7001 aluminum tripod stool is masterfully crafted to ensure it has a permanent place in your travel gear. The 17″ BTR…

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20 Picks by Practical Travel Gear for the 2020 Holidays

By Leah Guill | November 27, 2020

2020 is coming close to a close and we are ready for some skiing, fireworks and kissing this year goodbye at the strike of midnight. But first, we need to rock this holiday season. For the Secret Santa, Family, Boss and house warming gifts, we have 20 options to make gift giving easier. For Under…

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Zenbivy Dry Sack and Compression Cap

By Leah Guill | November 23, 2020

Zenbivy has added to its arsenal of great products with the Zenbivy Dry Sack and Compression Caps. Both made from the same quality materials and construction we have come to expect from Zenbivy, we are excited to push them to their limits for this review. Dry Sack Zenbivy Dry Sacks come in three sizes and…

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Sierra Design Adventure Out Double Hammock

By Leah Guill | November 2, 2020

Sierra Designs is Practical Travel Gear’s go-to for quality products at a family friendly price. The new Adventure Out Double Hammock is the perfect addition to any COVID sanctuary or to throw in your car or backpack for day adventures. We took ours on a trip to Sayulita, Mexico. The Sierra Designs Adventure Out Double…

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The Unstoppable Lily Trotters Compression Socks

By Leah Guill | October 28, 2020

While 2020 seems to have stopped so many of us in our tracks, changed and cancelled plans, I have been able to find freedom and comfort in my Lily Trotter Signature Compression Socks. Yes, you read that right. Lily Trotter socks have put the pep back in my step and have made the long days…

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Decathalon Freeride 3-in-1 Ski Pants

By Chris Guill | October 20, 2020

While this year has been a bit of a disappointment with the ski resorts shutting down early due to the Corona Virus I was able to get a day in with the new Decathalon Freeride 3-in-1 Ski Pants.  I picked these out to test as I have struggled for years finding a pair of Ski…

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Craving a Maven from Gregory Backpacks

By Leah Guill | October 12, 2020

Dearest Quarantine, we are over you and ready to responsibly take our children to a land where nature is our screen. Zion has been on our bucket list for a while and now it’s time to see it. For this backpacking trip, the Maven from Gregory Backpacks will be my go-to pack. This will be…

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