I Took Away’s Debut Outdoor Bags To The Blue Ridge

We know — everyone and their cousin seems to be in Europe this summer. But that doesn’t mean you can’t go on a sneaky little rendezvous yourself to bookend the dog days of summer. If not overseas on the Med sipping aperol spritzes, then why not an outdoorsy adventure in the backcountry or exploring a National Park?

Luggage purveyor Away

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The best laptop backpacks for 2022

The best laptop backpacks can be more than a way to lug your laptop from A to B. Long gone are the days when your only option for transporting your tech was a drab, black shoulder bag that left you looking like you were delivering pamphlets for the Latter Day Saints. Nowadays, there’s a laptop bag to suit just about

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The Ultimate Western National Parks Road Trip


Route: Bryce, Utah, to Joshua Tree, California

364 miles

Park: Bryce Canyon

Bryce is known for its high-desert landscape, with towering hoodoos that rise like exclamation points from the amphitheater-like canyon. The park is blessed with a relative abundance of water and a rain-catchment system, which yields an interior full of fir, spruce, and aspen forests. Backpack the 23-mile

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These three NYC cats travel the world with their owners

Never mind nine lives. These three globetrotting Manhattan cats are enjoying the high life.

Felines Sponge Cake — a Scottish Fold — and British shorthairs Mocha and Donut have traveled to France and Italy with their owner Dan Nguyen and his wife, Olivia.

But they’re not just hanging out in hotel rooms, or even in carriers. The trio — all

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Iconic Ski Shop Enters ‘Affordable’ Summer Gear Rentals

Christy Sports, which started as a single-location ski shop in Lakewood, Colo., has grown to a network of over 60 stores in 5 states. For 64 years, it has only offered ski, snowboard, and winter boot rentals. Not anymore.

Christy Sports has hit the ground running this July

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Best backpacks for back to school for kids and adults

Athleta Kinetic Backpack


The new school year is about a month away, which means it’s the right time to get a new backpack. Whether your child is going back to school or you’re going back to school yourself, we’ve found the best backpacks for carrying laptops, books and more.

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State Kane kids travel backpack, $95


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