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Gear: Thule Sonic Alpine

Posted on 03 March 2015

By Everett Potter The surest sign that someone in my town embraces winter (rather than hibernates with the third series of House of Cards) is a Thule cargo box perched… Continue reading »

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Clothing Arts: Pickpocket Protection at Home and Overseas

Posted on 09 February 2015

By Bobbie Leigh This is a true story.  The scene is  New York City.  The  time is evening rush hour.  On the downtown  E subway, a well-dressed man  gets on… Continue reading »

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Gear Gifts for Travelers

Posted on 01 December 2014

Bluesmiths Kanaha Hydrophobic Shirt Being largely Irish, with a fair share of English blood, I haven’t always gotten along with the sun. That’s especially true at the beach and so… Continue reading »

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DeLorme inReach Satellite Communicators

Posted on 23 November 2014

by Everett Potter For anyone who travels off the grid to places where a cellphone won’t work but a satellite phone seems like costly overkill, Maine-based DeLorme may have the… Continue reading »

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Road Tested: Smith ChromaPop Sunglasses

Posted on 02 November 2014

  Everett Potter I’m as particular as the next guy about my sunglasses but never more so when I’m fly fishing, a sport that demands a good pair of polarized… Continue reading »

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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 »

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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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