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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…

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,…

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…

Our 9 Favorite Cross-Body Bags for Travel

A cross-body bag ranks just as high on the necessary-travel-items scale as comfy walking shoes, a scarf or sarong, and a portable phone charger. Actually, cross-body bags aren’t so much travel essentials as they are life essentials. Meant to be worn on one side of the body, they feature long (usually adjustable) straps that stretch…

5 of the Best Weekender Bags

For your next 48-hour adventure, ditch the full-size, half-empty rolling suitcase for a versatile weekender bag. Typically made from canvas or nylon, spacious weekenders are meant to contain two or three days’ worth of clothes, accessories, shoes, and toiletries in a top-zip main compartment with double handles. They’re perfect for overnights and road trips; if…

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 14 Best Slip-On Shoes for Easy Travel

Once you find a good pair of travel shoes, it’s worth sticking with them. For us, slip-on shoes are a must because of their convenience factor. They’re perfect for TSA lines, great for beach days, and keep you moving in countries where it’s custom to remove your shoes when entering a sacred site or someone’s…

5 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…

10 Gorgeous Travel Scarves and Wraps That Double as Airplane Blankets

Why oh why is the temperature of every airplane cabin set somewhere between meat locker and Arctic Circle? The scientific answer: fuselage + altitude = brrr! Luckily, there’s an easy way to combat the airplane’s built-in chill factor. Just wrap up in one of the ridiculously warm scarves or wraps below. They’re big enough that…