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GEAR REPORT: OWEN & FRED’S VOYAGER WAXED WEEKENDER BAG

Sometimes, you just need to get out of town. While that’s true no matter where you live, I think it’s especially true when you call a big city home. For me, that’s Los Angeles. Luckily, there are endless driving-distance adventures worthy of weekend trips near LA. Seriously, with the time, some spare cash and a little effort planning, you can erase boredom in Southern California. But then life gets in the

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FUND THIS NOW: IT’S A TENT. IT’S A HAMMOCK. IT’S BOTH. MEET THE SUNDA FROM KAMMOK

Each installment of Fund This Now highlights one awesome travel-related product currently on Kickstarter. If you like what you see, show your support! — Quality outdoor products can be expensive. And even though owning great gear should be seen as an investment, and at times, products that serve a single purpose may be the way to go, saving money by finding smart, versatile products that serve more than one function is always

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7 THINGS TO DO THIS FALL IN & AROUND GREENPORT, NEW YORK

Things To Do In Greenport | Things To Do On The North Fork | Things To Do In Greenport NY

This post was written in partnership with Rockport You’ve heard of The Hamptons. And you’ve most likely heard of Montauk. Both are world renowned summertime destinations along the Atlantic coast of Long Island, known for their rich and famous visitors. But what if you’re looking for a weekend retreat from New York City or the surrounding area and don’t care to “see and be seen?” What if you’re looking for

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FUND THIS NOW: NEW NORTH’S DUAL-COMPARTMENT CLASSIC DUFFLE

Each installment of Fund This Now highlights one awesome travel-related product currently on Kickstarter. If you like what you see, show your support! — When it comes to duffle bags, looks vary drastically. But on the functionality front, most duffle bags are essentialy the same — they offer one large central compartment, and sometimes, a few small interior and exterior pockets. With that setup, things can get messy. Luckily, New North is here

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CAR CAMPING ESSENTIALS (THE BEST CAR CAMPING GEAR FOR SUMMER AND FALL)

Best Car Camping Gear

Car camping, noun – ”a type of camping which involves driving to rather than walking to a campsite.” In other words, it’s the opposite of backpacking, where creature comforts get the boot in favor of a lighter and more streamlined pack. Not true with car camping, where the only thing that limits what you can bring is how much you can stuff in you car. And while you might have the space, you

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GEAR REPORT: ENERPLEX SURFR AMP & JUMPR SLATE 5K (HOW TO STAY CHARGED WHILE TRAVELING)

My iPhone is constantly dying. Really, it blows my mind that we can send robots to Mars but no one has figured out a way to make an iPhone battery last an entire day. This is especially true, and frustrating, when I’m traveling — becasue when I’m traveling I’m constantly taking photos and video on my phone, using Google Maps and multiple other apps, like Snapchat, which is an absolute battery obliterator. 

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EVERY TRAVELER NEEDS A PASSPORT HOLDER. HERE ARE THE BEST

Best Passport Holder For Men

As soon as your get a passport, you should get a passport holder. First and foremost, a passport holder (or passport case or passport wallet, whichever you prefer to call it) will protect and preserve your most important travel document from drops, rips, spills and being stuffed in your suitcase. And not only is it nice to have a crisp and clean passport while on the road, years later, when

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GEAR SPOTLIGHT: FJALLRAVEN’S POLAR GUIDE PARKA

Fjallraven Polar Guide Parka

Winter is winding down. And its been a good one. Although I live in LA where it’s never cold enough to wear a parka, I did make it to colder temperatures in Amsterdam, New York and Central California this winter. With me on those trips: the Fjallraven Polar Guide Parka. Since I won’t be taking any more cold weather trips for awhile (although I’m dreaming of a ski trip in New

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