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    Waterproof socks...?

    ...anyone have any experience with these? Fast drying, warm weather, cold weather, breathability, etc....trying to get around lugging waterproof shoes 'just in case" it rains.
  2. Smartphone with a quality camera, Moment snap-on...

    Smartphone with a quality camera, Moment snap-on lenses and filter kits, Joby MPod mini tripod. I get about 90% of the shots I'd want from a real camera+tripod, and fits in a jacket pocket.

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    Air-miles are another option; You don't have a...

    Air-miles are another option; You don't have a whole lot of time, but you can often find a credit card with a big mileage bonus for the airline you're looking at for your transatlantic legs, and put...
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    He should also report the theft to the...

    He should also report the theft to the manufacture. The watches that are worth thieves' efforts are almost all mechanical, and will eventually stop running without servicing. Many of those high-end...
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    I suggest doing some basic planning, but don't...

    I suggest doing some basic planning, but don't get into too many details. Usually I just plan to the point of how many days and when I'll be in a particular place. Nothing like showing up for some...
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    Yes - A PCBP in the rear pocket (used for...

    Yes - A PCBP in the rear pocket (used for pool/beach bag,) where all the real clothes went, folded; and 2 medium packing cubes in the front pocket, where shoes, underwear, socks and accessories were...
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    8 days in Costa Rica in a WF

    Another summertime one-bag trip to the tropics; 9 days and 8 nights with family, and a little 3-day trip to the beach in the middle. Packed for beach, pool, nice-casual for evenings, walking around...
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    Sticky: Poolside at the beach

    Lounging with the family at the pool in Jaco, Costa Rica

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    I keep my Arc Touch mouse in a 3DOC, along with...

    I keep my Arc Touch mouse in a 3DOC, along with headphones, charge cables, and battery pack when travelling. It gets clipped to the seatback pocket with carabiner clips inflight so I can reach...
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    I wear a North Face Venture...

    I wear a North Face Venture for Florida rain. It isn't full length (I think they make a longer version) but the material is definitely waterproof and has a hood. It has no padding on the interior,...
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    Good call. I ditched the SLR and haven't looked...

    Good call. I ditched the SLR and haven't looked back.



    If you don't actually need "dress" shoes, there are plenty of office casual shoes with sneaker-like comfort on the market today. Then...
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    The "fine print" on the backside of the adapter...

    The "fine print" on the backside of the adapter will tell you the operating voltage range and frequency. The USB wall plugs usually look like this:

    Input: 110-220 VAC 50-60 Hz
    Output 5V, 2.1A
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  13. After my camera was stolen in a home burglary, I...

    After my camera was stolen in a home burglary, I just got so overwhelmed with indecisiveness on which platform to go with that I just gave up altogether and got into phone photography. Since I...
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    The panic over an impending ice age and glaciers...

    The panic over an impending ice age and glaciers advancing across North America back in the '70s is the most memorable, but moral panics over video games, saturated fat, etc. are almost innumerable. ...
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    Any CO2 produced by cattle is ultimately derived...

    Any CO2 produced by cattle is ultimately derived from new growth grasses and grains, so it is ultimately net zero. The core of the argument is Methane, which has higher greenhouse potential, but is...
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    Have at it, I love empty seats next to me! ...

    Have at it, I love empty seats next to me! Thirty years form now, this doomsayers' moral panic will be forgotten like all the others.
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    I stumbled upon Airwander.com while trying to add...

    I stumbled upon Airwander.com while trying to add some continental stopovers for a trip to Israel in November. It might be a little adventurous for my trip that has a group portion that is pretty...
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    I'd suggest screw-top contact lens cases. They...

    I'd suggest screw-top contact lens cases. They can hold anything. I cut them in half so they fill voids between larger items more efficiently (recall the parable of the jar "full" of golf balls). ...
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    I rarely cook meat, but have been doing so more...

    I rarely cook meat, but have been doing so more recently. I have not found a plant-based diet that isn't very carbohydrate-heavy, and there is mounting evidence that dietary ills plaguing people have...
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    Though I have a few improvements since, I posted...

    Though I have a few improvements since, I posted some in my last WF review . For things like toothpaste, a contact case will last about 4 days, while aftershave or Vaseline can last a few weeks.
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    I used to split the toiletries as well, until I...

    I used to split the toiletries as well, until I learned the wonders of contact lens cases; now I can fit the 20 different SKUs I travel with, including electric razor, in my 3DOC with room to spare. ...
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    I had their wireless earbuds that were c....

    I had their wireless earbuds that were c. 2011-2012, and I recall building a USB connector for them. It wasn't even the proprietary connector that was the problem, but that it was attached straight...
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    Drives me nuts that Sony still does this kind of...

    Drives me nuts that Sony still does this kind of thing this day in age, with USB so ubiquitous.
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    I wanted to do this, but my lappy draws over 100W...

    I wanted to do this, but my lappy draws over 100W on it's own, so I was going to have trouble with all devices charging. At least I get 3 USBs to charge from on the proprietary adapter, it's really...
  25. I've used a RingPop on the back of my phone,...

    I've used a RingPop on the back of my phone, clipped into the seatback table latch. Not ideal viewing angle, but no additional equipment necessary. On some airlines (Southwest) the tray table latch...
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