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Pacsafe Camsafe Z16 | Practical Travel Gear

Pacsafe Camsafe Z16

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Best Laptop Backpack: TLS Professional Slim Review

Best Laptop Backpack: TLS Professional Slim Review

Gregory Compass 30 Pack | Practical Travel Gear

Gregory Compass 30 Pack

Helly Hansen 50L Duffel | Practical Travel Gear

Helly Hansen 50L Duffel

NorChill Soft-Sided Cooler for Road Trips -- or Plane Travel | Practical Travel Gear 1

NorChill Soft-Sided Cooler for Road Trips — or Plane Travel

Gregory Juno backpack for day hikes in the outdoors

By Amy / April 7, 2020 /

Now is the time for exercise near home, and when you set out on your local trails (practicing social distancing measures, of course), you need a day pack that can go all day long, carrying everything you need. The Gregory Juno pack fits the bill with all the bells and whistles you could need in…

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Mammut Seon Transporter 26 L

Combine Work and Play with Mammut Seon Transporter 26 L

By Jill / February 21, 2020 /

I’m forever looking for the perfect carry-on pack that’s the ideal blend between my work and sporty life. One that easily carries my laptop and writing gear, but that I can also drop in a change of clothes for the gym or trail. Carrying two bags is too much. This week, I’m traveling with the…

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Camelbak Octane 25

Stay Hydrated on the Run with Camelbak Octane 25 70-ounce Hydration Pack

By Jill / February 7, 2020 /

When your trail time requires that you move fast and light, you don’t need to bring a lot of gear, and what you do decide to bring needs to perform well. Whether you’re a trail runner, fast hiker, or just like to get where you’re going without bringing a lot of stuff along, a good…

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Pacsafe Vibe

Pack Lightly with Pacsafe Vibe 325 Econyl Anti-Theft Recycled Sling Pack

By Jill / December 20, 2019 /

When it comes to the essentials, you don’t always need a backpack to tote your stuff around. It might make sense to have one bag that’s flexible enough to fit a little or a lot, but if you don’t like carrying a big pack when you only have a few items, consider sizing down. I…

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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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Tortuga Women's Setout Backpack

Tortuga Setout Backpack for Women

By Jill / November 29, 2019 /

Roll-aboard carry-on bags are extremely convenient. You can get them with soft sides or hard sides, you can get them the perfect size to be a legal carry-on, you don’t have to carry them but roll them alongside as you walk. And yet, I’ve recently grown weary of mine. That’s not to say it’s not…

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Gregory

Gregory Tribute backpack for international travel

By Amy / November 5, 2019 /

Sometimes, you simply need to be hands-free when you travel, and you can’t have a roller bag slowing you down. This is especially true when traveling through less developed countries with fewer escalators and elevators, and destinations with cobbled streets, train travel, or bus travel. When I want to leave my roller bag behind, I…

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Filson rugged tote bag for fall travel

By Amy / October 1, 2019 /

I’m kind of a nut for tote bags. I love the versatility of a quality tote, as one is always along for the ride when I travel either by car or plane. For a tote bag to pass muster, it must be able to take a beating, has to zip up to keep my gear…

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Gregory Quadro Pro Hardcase 22”

By Leah Guill / September 22, 2019 /

New to the Gregory line is the Quadro Pro Hardcase with four, count them F-O-U-R wheels for a smooth ride. I am testing out the 22” Hardcase carry on for this review. The Quadro Pro Hardcase also comes in a 30” version for additional storage. The Outside Available in an anthracite black or steel grey,…

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Eco-conscious travel: Camelbak Pivot tote bag and Pivot sling

By Amy / September 10, 2019 /

Yes, you know Camelbak for its hydration systems and water bottles, but this is just why their line of Repurposed bags and totes perfectly fits in with the brand message. Both the Pivot sling bag and Pivot tote are made with 70 percent recycled materials, or the equivalent of 25 plastic water bottles. You can…

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