Gear is expensive, and travel documents are difficult to replace. Here’s how to keep it all secure.
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They’re the best of all worlds, with the straps of a backpack, the capacity of a duffel, and the features of a suitcase
The new collection is durable and ready to haul, with an emphasis on comfort and easy access
The final word on what to pack it into for your summer getaway
Everything you need for 24 hours on the road
The Seattle company's gear lasts approximately forever. But when the stuff is ready to retire, it ends up on this duo’s table and turns into something brand new.
Crying babies, endless delays, and that one aggressive seat-kicker are almost inevitable travel companions. Doesn't mean you can't have a nice journey: savvy packing will keep you collected and calm. We can't promise the same for the new parents across the aisle.
A celebrated backpack maker gets into the travel game
Why It’s CoolThe roof-rack lashing system is integral: Strong shock cords run along both sides of the bag. Wrap ’em around the rack and fasten them to the bag. Also with roof racking in mind, Kiva supplies a rain cover. » Big Mouth takes its name from the thin aluminum…
Leave it to messenger monarch Timbuk2 to devise an ingenious shoulder-bag-cum-suitcase. I toted this 1,521-cube carry-on for a month in the Philippines, where it functioned as my ad hoc office while holding backup clothing in case my checked luggage went missing. Three organizational compartments have various zippered sleeves,…
Here’s a cleanly designed multitasker with the right goods for road tripping, globe-trotting, or anything in between. Trundle this 2005 Gear of the Year fave up to the reception desk at the W Hotel without looking like you’re fresh off the mountain, then zip off the bomber backpack to launch…