Articles Tagged ‘backpack’

Gear for the Adventurous Traveler – Osprey’s Shuttle 32 and Stratos 24 Pack

Gear for the Adventurous Traveler – Osprey’s Shuttle 32 and Stratos 24 Pack February 15, 2012 | Active/Outdoors, Gear Guide | Read More
There’s a classic gear problem for the adventurous traveler: You’re an active type who relishes the opportunity to hike, trail run, scramble, mountain bike and generally play hard on your upcoming trip. But, you’ve also got camera equipment, your iPad/iPhone, a neck pillow, a giant bag of peanut...

Trechies of the World, Unite!

Trechies of the World, Unite! August 20, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Before we begin, please see the simple equation below: Travel + Tech = Trech Trech + Gear-addicted-travelers = Trechies Trechies = A NileGuide-coined term referring to people who talk about, use, drool over, NEED the latest technical travel equipment the world has to offer. Read on for three of the slickest,...

Talk Like a Local: Mountain Man Edition

Talk Like a Local: Mountain Man Edition July 15, 2009 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
National Parks draw the most rugged of tourists: the hardcore backpackers, climbers, hikers and extreme outdoor enthusiasts. They show up with plans to not just see Half Dome, but to get to the top. Not to take a picture of the Papagayp River Canyon, but to raft that sucker. These are people who know...

Three Essential Pieces: Travel Gear Both Sexes Can Enjoy

Three Essential Pieces: Travel Gear Both Sexes Can Enjoy June 25, 2009 | Gear Guide, Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
When it comes down to it, your travel needs are pretty basic. You need your stuff. You need something in which to carry your stuff. And you need someone to tell you the best kind of stuff to buy. (Okay, maybe you don’t need that last one, but we’ll happily give you our opinions anyway). Read...