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MTV Launches Adventure Gear for Youth in India

MTV Launches Adventure Gear for Youth in India August 24, 2010 | Gear Guide, Travel News | Read More
MTV and Wildcraft have teamed up together to bring funky, fresh travel gear to the youth of India. Their new collection of duffel bags, adventure luggage, laptop-carrying cases and totes come in a wide variety of crazy designs and vibrant colors. There is also a collection called “Roadies”...

A Veggie Lover in Portland, Oregon

A Veggie Lover in Portland, Oregon May 21, 2009 | Gear Guide, Portland | Read More
Meet Jane. Jane loves vegetables (or, if she’s pretending to be a classy broad from the UK, “veg”). A seasoned traveler, Jane has learned over the years how to incorporate her love of leafy greens, fruits and root vegetables into her trips as well as her daily life. See how a veggie...

Meat Lover on a Business Trip…Well Done

Meat Lover on a Business Trip…Well Done May 14, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Meet Bob.  Bob loves bacon.  Heck, Bob loves all meat.  In fact, there are few parts of Bob’s day that don’t involve something fried, meaty and delicious.  Recently, Bob had to travel to Paris for an important business meeting. 6:00am – Bob wakes to the sound, and smell, of his...

Your First Time (in a new destination): A Packing List from Someone with Experience

Your First Time (in a new destination): A Packing List from Someone with Experience May 7, 2009 | Gear Guide, Travel Tips | Read More
Lots of people are nervous about their first time *ahem* traveling to a new destination – especially when it comes to packing. They get worried that they won’t be prepared, that they’ll arrive and their trip will be crippled by what they did or didn’t remember to put in their...

Travel Gear Essentials: Top 20 under $20

Travel Gear Essentials: Top 20 under $20 April 30, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Just because we’re in the biggest recession since…well, ever, doesn’t mean you have to forgo your travel plans this summer just because you can’t afford the gear. I’ve put together a list of 20 essential traveling gizmos, gadgets, and gear all under $20.00! Who says you...

Green Gear Guide: Outfit Your Trip in an Eco-Friendly-Fashion

Green Gear Guide: Outfit Your Trip in an Eco-Friendly-Fashion April 23, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Someone knows how to reuse and reduce. As you can tell from this post’s title, I like alliteration.  I also like the outdoors, an area that is rapidly diminishing and changing because of the huge strain we humans put on it. But I don’t want to lecture you about how much you drive your car,...

SPOT Personal Tracker…Don’t leave home without it!

SPOT Personal Tracker…Don’t leave home without it! April 16, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
If outdoor adventure is your bag, then you need the SPOT Satellite Messenger.  Whether you’re climbing mountains, canyoneering, extreme skiing, single-track mountain bike riding, adventure racing, back-country skiing, or have a tendency to get lost while walking around a new city…you should...

How to “win” Easter: And you thought all you needed was a basket…

How to “win” Easter: And you thought all you needed was a basket… April 9, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Welcome to the greatest candy-holiday of the year. Not everyone thinks so. “What about Halloween?” my little sister says. “That candy is free.” Nay. That candy comes at a price (a cold night on your feet, hauling a heavy pillowcase around, wearing synthetic fabrics that do NOT...

So Darn Ugly, So Darn Functional: Travel Sandals

So Darn Ugly, So Darn Functional: Travel Sandals March 12, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
The following list of sandals will probably never be featured in a fashion magazine. They will not show off your pedicure, they will not “elongate your legs” and they will not “go” with your Gucci handbag. They will, however, let your feet breathe as you walk through crowded Indian...

“I never thought of that…” – New ideas for old gear

“I never thought of that…” – New ideas for old gear March 5, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
If you’re a true gear-aficionado, you’ve probably accumulated a lot of awesome (and maybe some not-so-awesome) travel products over time. As we travel, we learn what we truly need and use; some purchases are put to use while others collect dust in the back of the closet. Below is a list of...
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