Ivar Revel G2 Daybag: WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (March 16th, 2011)

Last week while in Kauai, I brought along a new (to me) daybag to test out. This is the Revel G2 from Ivar. The Ivar Revel G2 daybag utilizes an interior shelf system so that items don’t all fall to the bottom of your pack which can create an uneven weight distribution and, ultimately, make […]

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Ellington Annie Crossbody Purse – WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (November 3rd, 2010)

When I head out the door for a walk (which I do almost daily), I don’t like to weigh down my pockets with the few items I take with me. Instead, I usually carry a small shoulder bag to hold my wallet, iPhone and keys. I have been in the habit of stuffing these items […]

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Wandergear Wednesday: Overland Equipment Daybag

by Beth Whitman (March 3rd, 2010)

The folks at Overland Equipment have been very supportive of Wanderlust and Lipstick. They were the folks who provided prizes to the category winners of the WanderWomen Write Contest. (Thank you!) When I stopped by their booth at the Outdoor Retailer show, I was given their Acadia daybag to test out. Having it here with me in Vietnam, I’ve found it […]

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WanderGear Wednesday: Ameribag Carry-All Review

by Beth Whitman (December 16th, 2009)

I was planning on writing a roundup of several bags for this week’s post but I so fell in love with the Ameribag Carry-All daybag that I had to give it its own space. First, let me start by saying that though I liked the smaller bag that I previously reviewed, this one I love. […]

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WanderGear Wednesday: Donner Bag

by Beth Whitman (August 26th, 2009)

If you’re tired of your backpack and need something just a bit smaller to carry a day’s worth of stuff, including a water bottle, you might check out the Donner bag from Overland Equipment. This lies somewhere between a purse (it’s more versatile) and a backpack (it’s smaller). I tested it out recently on a […]

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WanderGear Wednesday: Ameribag

by Beth Whitman (April 22nd, 2009)

I’m not the kind of gal who has to have a bag for every occassion. I like to keep my clothes and accessories to a minimum and keep the cash for my travels. I did, however, recently add the Ameribag to my collection, and am glad to have it as an option for when I […]

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WanderGear Wednesday: Carry-on Bag Roundup

by Beth Whitman (April 8th, 2009)

There are a lot of options out there in terms of carry-on bags. I’m talking the 22″ or less pieces of luggage that’ll hold most of what you need on a trip, not your daybag. I’ve tested out a number of these over the last two years+ and share my thoughts on a few bags […]

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WanderGear Wednesday: Timbuk2 Hidden Backpack

by Beth Whitman (March 25th, 2009)

The Hidden Backpack from Timbuk2 is meant to be a grocery bag. Skip the plastic or paper and, instead, reuse this for all your shopping needs. Big deal, right? We all have a dozen canvas bags that we already use to replace the store bags. The Hidden Backpack is a little different, however, and far […]

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