Category: Travel

Travel is a lot of things to a lot of people. It can include things like local travel, cross-country travel, foreign travel, adventure travel, overlanding, thru-hiking, backpacking, and everything in-between. Join us as we cover it all through trip reviews, adventure ideas, tips, techniques and more.

tacmed soft t tourniquet and phlster flatpack tourniquet carrier

How to carry a tourniquet

This week we are going to highlight one of the most overlooked pieces of an Intentional EDC … Medical. Actually, we are going to focus in even more and look at carrying a tourniquet and how to incorporate one into your Primary EDC.

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travel utensils

5 best eating utensils for travel

Having the ability to eat food with a utensil quickly becomes important the moment you don’t have one available. Whether you’re at work or school, driving to another city, spending time outdoors, or flying out of the country, with an Intentional EDC, an eating utensil can be with you at all times. Inexpensive, small and lightweight, let’s look at the 5 best eating utensils for travel.

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flashlight in the dark

How to use a flashlight for self-defense

A self-defense flashlight is a light specifically chosen and carried to be used as a less-than-lethal defense tool. We want to talk about why a flashlight is a vital part of an Intentional EDC, how to use your light as a force option as well as some considerations when buying a flashlight.

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gray man gear and clothing

Being a gray man: Clothing and gear

A gray man blends in with his surroundings, becoming forgettable—another face in the crowd. Clothing can either help you disappear, or make you stand out. Let’s take a look at why clothing is so important, how to determine the right clothing to wear, and how to be intentional about the gear you carry.

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watch, phone, and clock

7 Reasons why being on time can improve your life

The knowledge, skills and abilities you carry with you can never be taken away. No matter where you are in life, taking the initiative to be a better person to those around you will always be worth it. Let’s take a look at how making changes to be on time can positively impact this critical component to your life.

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TSA compliant EDC kit

Flying: How to build a TSA-Friendly EDC Kit

We wanted to put together a TSA-Friendly EDC Kit that you could take with you in a backpack, purse or brief case so you have it on your person and accessible, even when traveling via airplane. You’ll need to modify this based on the duration of your trip, time of year, weather, who you are traveling with and your destination, but we hope it gives you guidance on the type of gear you should consider packing.

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EDC kit for travel

Flying: Plan for your travel EDC Kit

The first of our two-part series on traveling domestically via air, we take a look at why it’s important to plan ahead for the unexpected. The goal of everyday carry is to be prepared, aware and intentional. Let’s look at how to apply your mental EDC by planning ahead of time for the restrictive environment of airplane travel.

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EDC scissors

EDC Scissors – 6 reasons to carry scissors every day

Scissors. They may remind you of kindergarten art projects, but should be given consideration for your everyday carry. Whether you’re wanting to save your knife blade or have a public-friendly cutting option, we look at six reasons why you should have scissors with you.

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