Tortuga Setout vs Osprey Farpoint: A Hands-on Review

Side-by-side front view of black Tortuga Setout vs Osprey Farpoint backpacks on grass.

In the world of carry-on travelers, a debate rages: Tortuga Setout vs Osprey Farpoint. Which of these bags comes out on top–or should I say “on back”? Let’s take a closer look at these popular front loading travel backpacks.

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How to Survive Long Flights in Economy: 6 Easy Steps

How to survive long flights in economy - girl walking down airplane aisle pulling suitcase

If you have limited vacation time, learning how to survive long flights in economy is essential. Arriving in a new country feeling sore, hungry, and jet-lagged is no way to start a trip! Fortunately, I’ve learned a few tricks that make long flights comfortable, and even enjoyable.

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The Best Gifts for Hikers Under $100

Best gifts for hikers - backpacking man standing on cliff with mountain view

If you aren’t an outdoor adventurer, the best gifts for hikers may seem a bit strange. Wool socks and water filters aren’t at the top of everyone’s wishlist! But when you’re buying hiking gifts, it’s the practical thought that counts.

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The Best Minimalist Travel Backpack for Carry On

The Best Minimalist Travel Backpack for Carry On

In the past two years of traveling the globe, I haven’t checked a single bag. When it comes to vacation time and money, I don’t want to waste any of it. And with the perfect minimalist travel backpack, you won’t have to either.

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