Packing Tips

Our Best Gear for Cycling – Retirement Travel Article

Our Best Gear for Cycling If you’re going to do some long distance cycling like we’ve done, pick the right gear to make it as comfortable as possible.This post was updated in May 2020, from an article originally published in 2018. While air travel is largely suspended and we continue to stay close to home, taking walks and riding bikes allow us to get out of the house and into a traveler’s state of mind. Even a short outing can…

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11 Things I Never Travel Without – Mark’s Travel Journal – Business Travel Article

11 Things I Never Travel Without – Mark’s Travel Journal This Post Was Originally Published on the TuGo Travel Blog on July 19, 2019 by Mark Crone Whether travelling for work or on vacation, you want your trip to be smooth and easy. To do that, you need to pack a few things to make your trip as easy and comfortable as possible. Here’s my list of things I always travel with (and never travel without): 1. Money/Credit Cards Credit…

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Why Allbirds Wool Runners Are My New Favourite Travel Shoes – Couples Travel Article

Why Allbirds Wool Runners Are My New Favourite Travel Shoes I don’t like wearing shoes. Where possible, I go barefoot or wear the minimal footwear possible—usually sandals or ballet flats. But Allbirds are the least shoe-like shoes I’ve ever worn. They are soft and snuggly, more like slippers than running shoes, but they look good enough for city exploring. Allbirds is a New Zealand company and what makes their eco-friendly shoes stand out is their use of merino wool. I…

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The Four Best Travel Shoes for Women – Retirement Travel Article

The Four Best Travel Shoes for Women For traipsing across airports or hiking mountain trails, these are my go-to shoes of the moment.This is a December 2019 update of a post originally published in 2016. My outlook on the best travel shoes for women was defined early on. My mother regularly reminded my sister and me not to skimp on shoes; cheap shoes would hurt and not last, she warned us. She also told us that shoes would last longer…

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The Camino de Santiago: The Backpack – Retirement Travel Article

The Camino de Santiago: The Backpack The best part of a Camino de Santiago backpack is taking it off at the end of a long day’s walk. To see all of our posts on tips for the Camino de Santiago, click here: Camino de Santiago. There will be three things that will be with you for the length of the Camino de Santiago, none of which you will be without for long. They are, in order of annoyance, snorers in…

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