National Park Checklist: What to Pack & How to Prepare

National Park Checklist: What to Pack & How to Prepare

If you’re gearing up for a national park trip, it's imperative to come prepared. National Parks are busier than ever, making preparation & planning much more difficult than just a few years ago...
The Best Alternatives to Jeans: A Guide For Men

The Best Alternatives to Jeans: A Guide For Men

Jeans are a staple in most wardrobes. But they have downsides—wearing jeans can be uncomfortable, especially in hot or wet conditions. And sometimes you just want options! Luckily, there are a lot ...
The Best Wrinkle Free Travel Clothes

The Best Wrinkle Free Travel Clothes

When traveling, you don’t always have the time to iron or hang your clothes to keep them wrinkle free. If you’re anything like us, you probably end up shoving clothing in a backpack or suitcase as ...
Bamboo vs Merino Wool: Which is Best?

Bamboo vs Merino Wool: Which is Best?

Bamboo & Merino wool are both excellent options for a base layer of clothing. But if you’re trying to decide between which fabric to buy (and can’t get both), you might be wondering which one i...
Durable Water Repellency -What Is It & How Does it Work?

Durable Water Repellency -What Is It & How Does it Work?

What is Durable Water Repellency and How Does it Work? Durable Water Repellency (DWR) is exactly what its name sounds like: a feature to repel water well and hold up to whatever you throw at it. On...
The Ultimate Guide to One Bag travel

The Ultimate Guide to One Bag travel

Not to brag, but back in my college days I backpacked Europe for two months with just one singular backpack and arguably way too much confidence.  My aching back and bulging backpack zippers qui...
outdoor pants with bug repellent

Bye Bye Bug Bites - Your Guide to a Bite Free Outside

Warning!!! Scary statistics ahead… #1 - Vector borne illnesses account for about 17% of all infectious diseases! - WHAT…#2 - 80% of the world’s population (pretty good chance that’s you and me in t...
5 Tips For Minimalist Travel
Minimalist

5 Tips For Minimalist Travel

By Nick Rader After traveling to 66 countries, including North Korea and riding a motorcycle across Africa for 6 months, I’ve learned a few things regarding packing light. One thing I've lea...