Why Cycling is the Best Way to Explore the World

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There are plenty of ways to explore the world, but not all of them give you the sense of freedom and the strong thighs you get from seeing the sights from your bike. The first thing I ever fell in love with about cycling was actually a bicycle bell that I was given for my 13th birthday; it had the classic ting ting! sound that I’d heard in countless movies during my childhood, and I spent the rest of that birthday ringing it in my family’s ears over and over again.

I’d had a bike for years, but it was that bell that motivated me to get out and start riding every day - and I never looked back. But you don’t have to have the best bike bell in the world to fall in love with cycling, and especially not when your bike is the vehicle that takes you to the places you’ve always dreamed of going.

 So, why do I always tell people that the best way to explore the world is by bicycle?


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Finding The Most Incredible Places To Explore In Sweden

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Sweden is a land of dazzling architecture and grand cityscapes. It has beautiful coastlines, numerous rocky islands, cozy cottages and mouthwatering cuisine. You have probably heard of the Viking legends, the Nobel Prizes, Volvo, IKEA, reindeer herders and the wildly popular musical group ABBA. The country that recently gave us Candy Crush has many spots you can explore. It is not all about brands, and there are numerous attractions and activities for the adventure lover.

The tourism industry is well developed. Most of the visitors are from the neighboring countries in Europe including Finland, Germany, and Denmark. How can you find the most amazing sites to explore? Here are a few places that I, D Scott Carruthers try when looking to visit Sweden.

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How to Earn Money Easily While You Are Travelling

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Many of us adore the idea of travelling. Whether you’re planning to visit the legendary Eiffel Tower in Paris, skydive in the south of New Zealand or explore the vast cityscapes of the United States, there’s so much to see and do in this world and so many people to meet, why would you not want to?

However, many of us plan to leave on months of savings we’ve collected which can leave our budgets feeling very limited. But, why not take advantage of the way the world works and earn money while you travel? This can open up a whole new world of opportunities where the world really is your oyster!

Today, we’ll explore some of the best ways to earn money easily while you’re travelling.

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Best Packing Cubes 2017

Best Packing Cubes 2017

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This summer I went on a wonderful trip with my 15-year old daughter. We were away for two weeks. The first week we stayed in the same place, a small property in California where we took care of two horses and three dogs. We enjoyed every minute! But wait a minute, what does this wonderful experience have to do with any kind of best packing cubes? 

During the last week we stayed in three different places, and that’s when it became apparent that my suitcase organization was not, shall we say, optimized? I grew so tired of searching for clean underwear (and not getting hold of the dirty instead), socks, T-shirts and toiletries not to mention how crumpled up everything got.

The truth of it all is that I only had myself to blame. I did know about packing organizers of course, but somehow didn’t think it was something that I would actually need. I mean, how hard can it be to keep your suitcase tidy and your belongings organized? Well, as it turned out, very hard! Even the best luggage has its limits when it comes keeping tiny socks and charger cables in place.

Once home and summer gone I decided that it was time for Travel Gear Depot to take a step out of the carry-ons and suitcases. So without further ado, let us present a buying guide and our reviews of the Best Packing Cubes for 2017!

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7 Awesome Tips for Bike Touring on a Budget

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Are you totally in love with bike tours? Me too! However, one thing that lets us down when we want to go for long tours with our faithful companions is the expense. Already the process of getting the bike ready can be so expensive. It can even make you think of just letting go off the trip.

But the good news are that you can actually go bike touring on a budget! Initially, I thought the only time to go for a long journey with my bike was when I had huge chunks of money in my savings account. But I have come to realize it doesn’t have to be expensive, and I have learned several tips that I am going to share with you so you can travel on a budget to wherever you want and at any time.

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Best Leather Weekend Bag and Overnight Bag 2017

Now why would you want an overnight bag, when you already have nice suitcase in the wardrobe? Well, we think everyone should have one. If you're only going away for a night or two, you don't want to bring a proper suitcase. Too big, too bulky. A weekend bag is perfect, preferably made with good quality leather that will hold up and look good for years to come. We have dug out the best ones for you!

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Leather Duffel Bags – Best In 2017

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Why A Leather Duffel Bag?

If we had to choose one single bag that would be the only one we could ever own, it would definitely be a duffel bag. A duffel can be used as an overnight bag, a weekend bag, a travel bag or even as both men's and women's gym bag.

If it stays inside the cabin luggage size restrictions of the airline in question it will be a stylish carry-on or even a personal item if it's really small. Considering it would have to last a lifetime, the given choice of material would definitely be leather. Let us show you why!

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Leather Backpacks – Best Picks 2017

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Why Buy a Leather Backpack?

Do you like products that last for a long time, perhaps even for life? If not, then these reviews are perhaps not for you. Good quality leather is an outstanding material when it comes to longevity in bags and other products.

We have choosen to only review backpacks of high quality here. This is partly because we think that choosing to buy stuff that will  serve you for a long time is good for maintaining the resources of the planet, but also because they are classy and beautiful.

We hope you will find a backpack that suits your needs and wishes here. If there is a bag you think we should take a closer look at and perhaps include, please leave a comment below. Thank you!

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Best Leather Briefcase – Top Choices 2017

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Who needs a briefcase?

A briefcase is primarly designed for being carried short distances, for example between your car or commuter bus or train and the office. Or perhaps as your carry on personal item when flying, the piece of luggage that fits under the seat in front of you. But you may be surprised to find that some of them also has the ability to convert to a backpack!

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Best Luggage Sets Of 2017? Our Research Reveals!

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You know the concept many stores use, buy more and pay less? That’s exactly what luggage sets are all about.Instead of buying all the bags you need one at a time, you buy them all at once. As this means manufacturers then have managed to sell you all your bags from their own brand, they are happy to make buying the luggage set a good deal for you.Read more

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