The Cutest and Coziest Compression Socks for Travel are by Vim & Vigr
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The Cutest and Coziest Compression Socks for Travel are by Vim & Vigr

I have several friends who swear by compression socks on long haul flights. They’re supposed to improve circulation I’m a compression socks newbie. My recent international flight from Denver to Germany gave me a great chance to try ones from Vim & Vigr. I have two pairs. One pair is red and white pinstripe with … Continue reading

How to Pack for 9 Days in Italy in a Carry-on and Backpack
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How to Pack for 9 Days in Italy in a Carry-on and Backpack

I’m a carry-on traveler. Rarely do I check luggage. On my recent 9-day trip to Italy I traveled with carry-on roller bag and backpack. That’s my usual travel gear for a weekend up to a two week trip. Admittedly, it’s easier to travel in a carry-on in summer since you don’t need jackets and sweaters. … Continue reading

Seeing Green This Summer – Why I Love United By Blue EcoKnit Tee
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Seeing Green This Summer – Why I Love United By Blue EcoKnit Tee

I’m seeing green this summer and not just in lush valleys filled with wildflowers. It’s a green t-shirt. The EcoKnit Tee by United by Blue. It’s “green” in several ways. The obvious is the color. The tri-blend knit is made of sustainable materials – 42% recycled polyester, 30% organic cotton and 28% hemp. United by … Continue reading

Procrastinator Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Moms Who Love Traveling and the Outdoors
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Procrastinator Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Moms Who Love Traveling and the Outdoors

Procrastinators I feel your pain right now.  I’ve been meaning to get this post up for over a week.  Oh well, better late than never….right?  These make great gifts for moms who love to travel or be in the outdoors.  These are also great for birthday gifts, just because gifts or gifts to yourself.  These … Continue reading

Adventurer’s Stay at Home 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
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Adventurer’s Stay at Home 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

My holiday gift guide usually focuses on travel and outdoor gear.  I search all year long for interesting and useful items, especially for ones that are multi-functional and from companies following sustainability practices.  I road test every item.  Like everything else, COVID-19 caused me to pivot for this guide.  I’m sharing some of the favorite … Continue reading