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Are These the Best Urban Travel Boots for Men?

My life in boots can be summed up as limited: a pair of black dress boots and an urban workwear pair are all I have to show. With that in mind, I recently decided that I needed a footwear upgrade for a series of trips over the next few months. My itineraries are mostly urban,…

6 Easy-to-Pack Boots That Fold Up to Nothing

When it comes to holiday travel — and other fall and winter getaways — nobody wants to schlep, pay for, and wait on a checked bag. Carry-ons are the name of the game. Unfortunately, that usually means leaving your favorite cool-weather footwear, including boots, behind. But we’re here to prove that you can wear weather-appropriate…

8 of the Best Walking Shoes for Men

Paris, France/Oyster On vacation, taking a walk is one of the best ways to get acclimated to the new surroundings. A stroll gives you the chance to scope out the scene, window-shop, peruse posted restaurant menus, and people-watch. But if you’re walking in uncomfortable shoes, you’re likely going to be miserable. Good, sturdy walking shoes…

What to Pack for Thailand (and What to Buy There)

Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort, Thailand/Oyster I made so many packing mistakes on a recent trip to Thailand. I schlepped at least a dozen items 9,000 miles, give or take, only to find them readily available and for cheap all over the country. On the flip side, there were things that would have made a…

The Best Packing List for a Babymoon

For those unfamiliar with the term, a babymoon is the last vacation a couple takes together before their baby arrives. It’s a time for connection, pampering, and romance. Many new parents-to-be have made lasting memories on their babymoon before their little bundle of joy arrives. But traveling while pregnant can add a few complications, so…

The Best Dopp Kits and Toiletry Bags for Travelers

A dopp kit, which keeps toiletries, shower essentials, and makeup separate from clothing, is a necessity for any well-packed traveler. However, choosing one can be confusing, as there are so many variations on the market. To save you time, we sorted through hundreds of options to find the very best dopp kits and toiletry bags…

The Best (and Best-Looking) Compression Socks on the Market

You know that point on long-distance flights when your sacrum is screaming, your knees are stiff, and your calves seem to be puffing up into two little hot-air balloons? Smart air travel habits, like drinking lots of water (and skipping free alcohol on international flights — sorry), avoiding salt, and frequently walking the aisle, all…

The Best Travel Backpacks for Every Adventure

Like a tortoise and its shell, the backpack is an intrinsic part of any traveler’s armor. It ensures all the essentials are within arm’s reach. But with so many brands and models out there, choosing the right product can be a difficult task. From lightweight daypacks that you can sling over one shoulder to jumbo…

The Best One-Piece Swimsuits for Travel

One-piece swimsuits are great for travel. First of all, they’re easy to keep track of (imagine arriving at your beach paradise and realizing you only packed half of your bikini). They’re oftentimes a bit more conservative than bikinis, making them ideal for wearing in countries where too much midriff could be frowned upon. They’re also…

The One Item of Clothing We Can’t Travel Without

As travel editors, we are packing our bags and hitting the road all the time. But whether we’re heading to France or Finland, Morocco or the Maldives, there’s always one piece of clothing that makes its way into our suitcases each and every time. Below are the bare necessities — the items we carry on…