Lander TIMP 20 Liter Backpack

Lander TIMP 20 Liter Backpack – A Quick Review

By Britney Smith | December 31, 2016

Finding the right backpack to fit my needs can be a daunting task. I am constantly on the go, running from meeting to meeting and traveling for business. When I am in the market for a new backpack, I am on the hunt for a few things: functionality, practicality, and comfort. It needs to be…

Bogs Women's Carrie Slip-On Boot

Waterproof Style With Bogs Carrie Slip On Boot – A Quick Review

By Jill | December 16, 2016

How often do you pack rain boots for a trip? They’re awesome to have when it’s pouring, but specialized footwear is a pain to bring along, because it takes up extra room when you’re trying to pack light. But what if your rain boots look (and act) like real leather boots? The Bogs Carrie Slip…

Cotopaxi Insulated Water Resistant Mens Kusa Bomber Jacket

Cotopaxi Men’s Kusa Bomber Jacket Uses Llama-Fleece Insulation – A Quick Review

By Jill | December 9, 2016

A lot of outdoorsy jackets look just like outdoorsy jackets. Sure, truth in advertising and all that, but sometimes you want an outdoorsy jacket that performs just like one, but perhaps looks a little cooler—like you could wear it out to the bar at night and not look like you just rolled in from a…

Lowa Women's Palermo WS Casual Shoe

Lowa Palermo – Comfortable And Stylish Casual Sneaker – A Quick Review

By Chris Guill | November 26, 2016

Lowa, a brand you normally think about as high end, technical hiking shoes, has started putting out some of the most innovative casual shoes on the market.  I have nearly worn out the running shoes Lowa sent me a year ago and was hoping for another pair this year. This year Lowa sent me and my wife their…

Helinox - Chair Zero Camping Chair, Black

Comfortable and Lightweight Helinox Chair Zero – A Quick Review

By Jill | November 25, 2016

Sure, camp chairs make camp life nice and comfortable, but they’re not only for the campground. Festival goers tote them around, hikers sometimes bring them along even on a day hike, beach bonfires are better with them, and they’re even great in your own backyard. But if you’re going to carry one around between all…


Great Looking, Value-priced Armitron Watches

By Tim Leffel | February 14, 2013

Want to travel with a stylish, attractive watch that looks far more expensive than it really is? Armitron watches perform at a high level without costing you your arm and a leg. Part of the reason I started Practical Travel Gear many years ago was to supply an antidote to the gear reviews you typically…