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Gear to Go: A Few of My Favorite Things in 2013

Posted on 10 December 2013

By Everett Potter eBags eTech 2.0 21″ Mini Wheeled Duffel In the carry-on luggage wars, smart travelers are always looking for a bag that a) truly fits overhead; b) doesn’t… Continue reading »

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Smart Gear: ShaveTech USB Travel Shaver

Posted on 25 March 2013

  For anyone who depends upon an electric shaver, the downside to traveling with one starts with the cord and charger. Then add in the correct adaptor plug when you’re… Continue reading »

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Smart Gear: STM Grip

Posted on 12 March 2013

I’ve been a fan of STM products for a while — they make rugged, hard shell cases to protect iPads of all iterations. But I recently came across their Grip… Continue reading »


Travel Gear: A Few of My Favorite Things

Posted on 29 November 2011

Everett Potter It’s gift season – and list season — so here are a few gift ideas for those who love to hit the road. 1. This Briggs & Riley… Continue reading »

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A Few of My Favorite Gifts for Travelers …

Posted on 08 December 2010

LERO-LERO  Luisa Maita I’m a longstanding fan of Brazilian music and the young Luisa Maita hits most of the right notes – samba, bossa nova, and even Middle Eastern infused… Continue reading »

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The Carry-On Skier: The 9-Point Packing Plan

Posted on 07 December 2009

You came for the powder, not the luggage carousel. Courtesy Park City Mountain Resort. The clock is ticking, the snow is falling, and you're standing there, wondering if your bag… Continue reading »

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The Interview: Ken Grunski and Telestial Satellite Phones

Posted on 16 September 2009

Ken Grunski, Telestial A few months ago, I rented a satellite phone from Telestial, the leading provider of SIM cards, satellite phones and GSM phones, to bring on a trip… Continue reading »

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Word of Mouth: Music, Words, Gear

Posted on 29 July 2009

A few of my favorite things for summer …. I’ve been listening to Brazilian Café, the latest release by Putumayo. It's a compilation of samba, jazz and bossa nova by… Continue reading »

Word of Mouth

Posted on 19 May 2008

Why a Woman-Specific Bike? By Dalma Heyn Twenty-three years ago, Georgena Terry, a mechanical engineer and passionate cyclist, noticed something: bicycles were built for men. Too many women, who usually… Continue reading »

Word of Mouth

Posted on 18 May 2008

As someone who looks longingly at rivers wherever I travel, the idea of carrying a small fly rod is very appealing. That’s "small" as in something I can stuff into… Continue reading »