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Osprey Daylite Review - Our Favorite Pack for Airplane Flights and Mountain Hikes

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Finding a backpack that's good for travel and for hiking is hard. You want it to be light but also supportive. You want an accessible pocket to stash your camera but you also need it to be able to fit your wallet, keys, and tablet. It seemed we were doomed to a life of having 2 separate backpacks until Osprey came out with the Daylite . This pack i...
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Travel towels: why you need one and which are the best

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Whether you're trekking in the wilderness or you're going to vacation on a beach, a travel towel is essential! Even if your staying in a hotel, you never know when you might come across a lagoon to swim in or when you'll need something clean to sit on.  Travel towels have always been great because of their size and weight b...
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What luggage to bring for your Southern Africa Safari

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In Southern Africa (Botswana, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe) many of our itineraries include this note:  ​ Baggage in charter aircraft is restricted to 20kg (44lbs) per person in a soft bag ,  including camera equipment and carry-on baggage. Only soft bags   such as a duffle bag will be accepted - n o wh eels, frames or rig...
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6 Must-have Items for 6 of South America’s Ultimate Adventures

6 Must-have Items for 6 of South America’s Ultimate Adventures
Finding the right clothes and gear for the modern adventurer, who climbs jagged peaks, kayaks down rapids and zip-lines through cloud forests by day and wines and dines in hip, local hot spots by night, can be difficult: versatility is critical. This is especially true, when completing a multi-day or multi-week adventure in several climates, environments and countries. With airline restrictions becoming ever more rigid, being able to pack light and compact is also necessary. Outlined below are six adventure trips in South America and six items that I highly recommend to maximize your travel experiences in each destination. 1) Brazilian Amazon : ExOfficio’s Bugs Away Marigold Shirt This past year I spent almost a collective month in the heart of Brazil’s Amazon. While hosting our travelers, working with local communities, tree climbing, caiman spotting and hiking I quickly became a fan of ExOfficio’s Bugs Away garments . Not only was the built-in Insect...
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Camera Gear For Adventure Photography

Camera Gear For Adventure Photography
Probably the coolest aspect of my job, aside from traveling the world, is the opportunity to document my trips with photos and video. Luckily for me, I’m really into photography. When I was in college, I got started taking photos of skiing and snowboarding. Then I began packing my DSLR on all of my trips and I’m absolutely sure that submitting photos from my adventures helped me land my current job. Now photography and videography are a large part of what I do and magazines like AFAR have featured my work. This year I've been on two work trips and I've decided to share a bit about my gear for the budding photographers out there. My first trip was 3 weeks of  adventures in Southeast Asia and the most recent trip was a 3 week trip to Chile  to attend the Adventure Travel World Summit. The following photo won the adventure...
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