Travel Gear

Tested and recommended by travel veterans

We know travel gear. Our stories below feature product tips from choosing the best travel luggage or apparel, to selecting the travel security gear and small items we won’t travel without. If we recommend it, we have used it, and likely still do. Look for our product recommendations for the best travel gifts for people who love to travel too.

Flying in comfort: What to pack and wear

Flying in comfort: What to pack and wear

Your ticket is booked, your seat is selected, and you’re packing your bags for upcoming travels. But will you be flying in comfort? And we’re not talking getting an upgrade to premium class. Here are a few things we do and pack to help make flying and arriving more comfortable no matter what class you are flying.

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Travel Packs: A perfect choice for adventure travel

Travel Packs: A perfect choice for adventure travel

If you are off to New Zealand, the Ardennes Mountains or South America and you’re going to be gone for a while hopping on and off planes, trains, automobiles, donkeys and boats, chances are you might want to look at buying into the category of travel packs, rather than schlepping wheeled luggage or a duffel with straps.

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Travel fitness advice: Packing, clothes and gear

Travel fitness advice: Packing, clothes and gear

What you pack along will have a huge impact on whether you workout or how comfortable you are when you do. A friend of mine used to always have a just-in-case workout bag in his trunk “just in case a workout broke out,” he’d say. And that’s our travel fitness advice too. If you aren’t prepared, you won’t get your healthy fix in.

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