The smells and sights of spring have arrived, and now's the perfect time to go exploring — but not without the proper gear and provisions. Read our checklist for finding the best hiking equipment for day-long trips, including boots, navigation tools, emergency kits, and more.
If you travel, you've seen the sad result of inadequate luggage, with clothes and other personal items strewn on the baggage carousel. You can avoid such embarrassment and inconvenience by getting the right bag, but sometimes it can be hard to tell what's a good value and what's just cheap. We've got a run-down of how to get the most value for your investment in a travel bag.