2022 Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler, Hiker, or Adventurer
Outdoor Gear / Travel Gear

2022 Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler, Hiker, or Adventurer

Finding the perfect gift for a traveler or outdoorsy person can be tough, especially since plane tickets and high-end outdoor gear can be pricey. Most of my picks are under $200, including some great finds under $50. I’ve gear tested all of these and use them during my travels. Happy shopping and adventuring! Be a … Continue reading

Fun Summer Finds – 12 Things for Travel and Outdoors
Outdoor Gear / Travel Gear

Fun Summer Finds – 12 Things for Travel and Outdoors

I’m always on the search for innovative products for the outdoors and travel that are multi-functional and packable. These are some fun summer finds I’ve recently discovered. Be a Bandit with a Better Bandana I instantly fell in love with Bandits Bandanas when I found them on Instagram. Each bandana features designs created by artists … Continue reading

A Day at Summer Outdoor Retailer 2022
Outdoor Gear

A Day at Summer Outdoor Retailer 2022

A day at Outdoor Retailer means back-to-back meetings with brands for me as I search for innovative outdoor and travel gear. Priorities for me are multi-functional, sustainability, durability, compactability, and price. I also like to find fun products that would make great selections for my Holiday Gift Guide, which I road test every item. Acteev … Continue reading

2021 Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler, Road Tripper, or Outdoor Adventurer
Outdoor Gear / Travel Gear

2021 Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler, Road Tripper, or Outdoor Adventurer

If you’re searching for a gift for the traveler, road tripper, or outdoor adventurer I have some great suggestions. Every year I gear test products that hopefully make life easier while traveling and in the outdoors. If I don’t test it, it doesn’t appear in my holiday gift guide list. Most items are less than … Continue reading

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