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Karen's Blog: Gettin' Ready, Gettin' Packed (1/4)

We asked our good friend and lifestyle media expert, Karen Firsel, to share her family travel experiences in Colorado with us. Enjoy! It was such an honor to be asked by the Uncle Dan’s team to be their “Guest Blogger”…

The Bare Bones of Any Travel Gear List

When you travel, you can travel ultralight, lightweight, medium weight, or heavy weight. Below, I have put a list together compiling the basics of what a person will need. These items are the bones to the body of travel. You…

Patagonia Baggies Review - A Pair of Shorts our Ancestors would Love

Shorts are an essential part of most people's summer wardrobe. Since the humble beginnings of our prehistoric ancestors and their first prototypes of the simple loincloth, humans have spent ages developing, fashioning, and perfecting the art of protecting the loins….

Questions to Ask When Preparing for Any Trip

I am visited by customers everyday who are embarking on new adventures. Whether they are going to the Baja Peninsula for a sneaky one week getaway or setting off to Europe for an exciting semester abroad, many times people are…

MSR Whisperlite Portable Outdoor Stove Gear Review

The Mountain Safety Research (MSR) Whisperlite has been my main stove for all of my outdoor pursuits. I have used the MSR Whisperlite for extended periods of time in remote areas of the United States and Australia, with little opportunity…

Insider Tips for Traveling Light

I’ve traveled in many ways to many places. I’ve taken trains, airplanes, motorcycles, and cars. Traveled through the outback with strangers for a couple of months or more. Walked a lot. I’ve slept outdoors for three months at a time….

What Kind of Backpacker are You?

© Maridav – Fotolia.com How Will You Travel? Uncle Dan's Staff Blogger: Matt Cronin When first approached with the idea of traveling, people become confused as what to pack and how much to pack. In my experience, how and where…

Dog-Friendly Outdoor Adventure Travel

There’s little that’s better than setting off on adventure travel for the weekend. But dog owners often can’t help but feel bad that they’re leaving pooch at home, especially if they’ve been gone at work all week. Now you don’t…