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Eagle Creek Expanse: Underseat Rolling Luggage Review

For the past two years Michael has been traveling with an Eagle Creek Expanse underseat rolling luggage bag, also known as a rolling tote bag or wheeled tote. It's his go-to bag for a long weekend or his second (i.e. carryon) bag for a…
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Unique Travel Gifts: Our 2018 Holiday Picks

It's always a challenge to find good gifts for travelers. Those unique travel gifts–the ones that are really useful, or evocative of a journey, or just plain fun—can be tricky to get just right. Even though we're nomads ourselves with few…
Travelpro maxlite suitcase review

Luggage tips: Travelpro Maxlite Spinner review

After 5 years of full-time travel, it was time for a suitcase upgrade. After an exhaustive search with specific criteria, we both chose the same model (which is a first!). Following is our Travelpro Maxlite Spinner review. Because we are…
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12 Holiday Gifts for Travel Lovers: our 2017 list

Every year readers ask our suggestions for gifts for travel lovers. Whether it's luggage, gadgets, clothing items, or even nifty travel-themed doodads to have at home, we travelers have our favorites. When compiling a list of Christmas and holiday…

Holiday 2016: 14 Perfect Travel Gifts

After five years on the road we’ve developed a list of items that will make perfect travel gift for the voyager in your life (or even yourself!). All of them are products we use ourselves, so we can attest that they do the job. They’re things…
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Product review: The best men's travel shoes

The Best Men's Travel Shoes Larissa has written about the best travel shoes for women, but now it's my turn to talk about the best mens travel shoes. I have only two pairs of shoes with me, both by Ecco. I've worn Eccos almost exclusively for…
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The Perfect Wheeling Tote Bag

Four years of constant travel have made me a stickler for luggage. During this entire time I’ve been on the search for the perfect wheeling tote bag, one that could hold my computer and a few other assorted accessories. I wanted something…
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Review of women's travel shoes

Before we left last August I wrote a post about what I’d be packing for a year. I made some good choices, but there’s nothing like experience to tell the tale. Now, after over nine months of travel, here is a status report on that most…
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A woman's guide to cosmetics while traveling

I had one concern about what to pack for a trip that would be a year long, (no, not getting along with Michael), I was worried about having enough stuff.  I wasn’t too concerned about clothing---that could be washed…

What to pack for a year

One of the questions we often get is: how do you pack for a year? Packing for long-term travel is actually not as daunting as it sounds. We basically packed for a week-long vacation that will happen to be repeated many times.…

Last minute gifts for the world traveler

Some people are difficult to shop for; you know the type, the proverbial man or woman who already has everything. However, if you are shopping for a traveler the job just got easier. There are many nifty travel gifts and thought-provoking books…

Our favorite travel accessories and gadgets

Travel Tips: Since we'll be in the road for a year choosing our travel accessories is important. To make it into our suitcase the top gadgets have to be light, functional and add to the enjoyment of the trip. Here are some tips for…

Packing for a year: A woman's perspective

Michael has already written a few posts about getting rid of our stuff and how we are going to pack for this year-long trip.  Based on our prior travels I’m a pretty efficient packer.  (Truth be told, this all started when we…
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Packing for a year on the road

One of the frequent questions we get is, "How do you pack for a year?" The short answer is that you don't. It would be pretty burdensome to carry every item we are going to use or wear for twelve months. The last thing we want to do is travel…