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Different Types Of Leather – The Ultimate Guide To The Best Leather

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Why buy leather luggage when there are so many new materials seeing the light of day? Isn’t leather old fashioned and out of date?


If you think that, we strongly advise you to think again. There are several reasons that leather is an outstanding choice of material when you’re looking for a new bag or luggage. Or why not a tablet case or a wallet?


We here at Travel Gear have to admit that we have lived in leather-related ignorance. There is so much to know about this material that we didn’t have a clue about. Now we do, and we want to share this knowledge with you. Let’s go!

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Hardside vs Softside Luggage – What’s Your Best Choice?

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While backpacking becomes a more and more common type of travelling, most of us need more than just a backpack to contain all of our travelling needs. Or, we don’t care to carry all of our stuff on our backs. A good travel luggage is a must to get the best travelling experience. But the current traveller’s tribe is divided into two factions: the softsiders and the hardsiders (Okay, I made the terms up!). Nevertheless, choosing between softside and hardside travel luggage is a never ending dilemma among travellers. Both have upsides and downsides, and it’s up to you to choose which one fits your needs best.

If you’re torn between the two sides, you need to know them well before you can choose one of the two. While the name seems to tell you all, they have deeper personalities behind those pretty cases. Let’s have a look!Read more

Best Carry-On Luggage – The Ultimate Review Guide


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Black Friday is coming up! We will do as we always do, keep track on the best deals on luggage for you. So keep in touch!

So you’re going on a trip, how fun! May it be for leisure or work, a nice, functional piece of luggage to bring onboard will help to make your journey smooth and comfortable.

How then would you know which is the carry-on luggage that will best fit your needs? Is a backpack, a duffel bag or a suitcase what you want with you onboard? Wheels or no wheels? And even more important, how will you know which size is allowed for the luggage you want to take with you in the cabin?

Let’s sort all this out one step at a time, and at the same time have a first glimpse at some of the brands and products available. Right at top you’ll find links to the full carry-on luggage reviews of the best available products. Ready? Ok then, let’s go!Read more