The Medium Cafe Bag is now available in Navy/Cayenne, Plum/Olive, Storm/Cayenne, and Steel/Olive, among other colors.
“One of the readers of the hobotraveler.com blog researched international carry-on regulations to find the lowest common denominator for bag dimensions and weights.”
“The TB Western Flyer at 18 x 12 x 7” is one of the few bags I know that fits comfortably under the size limits.”
Read: Lowest common (carry-on) denominator @ One Bag, One World While you’re there, help OBOW pick its new domain name.
Above: the Tom Bihn Western Flyer.
TOM BIHN Forum user ledrock asks in the TOM BIHN Forum thread “If you could take ONE pair of men’s shoes…”:
“I know that some of this comes down to physical differences, but I’m wondering if people have a strong preference for a single pair of shoes while traveling (let’s assume city travel and not mountain climbing).”
Tom Bihn replied…
“I too have quested after the Holy Grail of one-shoe-does-it-all, but alas I pretty much always carry a pair of dressier shoes and wear something like the above Lowa shoes (or Chaco sandals in the summer) for everything else.”
“I travel wearing Holey Prolines in black or Ecco Seawalkers , top-notch walking shoe.”
And falconea posted…
“I have a slightly different approach – I pack a pair of plain black ballet slippers to do service as spare shoes and dressy, covered toe shoes.”
What about you? What is your shoe strategy when travelling? Share your tips, tricks, and advice.
Many of you — the readers of this blog — are also readers of One Bag, One World (for those of you who don’t: OBOW is a blog featuring news, reviews, tips and tricks for light travelers.) Our Aeronaut and Western Flyer bags have been reviewed at One Bag, One World, in addition to being widely discussed in the OBOW forums.
TravelSmith recently interviewed Brad Isbell, founder of OBOW. In the interview, Isbell tells of learning how to travel light and gives advice to fellow travelers. It’s a good interview and will definitely be of interest to those of you who travel light. Click here to read the interview.
This past month, we were fortunate enough to have Amy Singer (THE Amy Singer of Knitty Magazine) and her husband Phil visit us on their way to the ’08 Sea Socks Cruise & Yarn Expedition. As those of you who own our Swift knitting bag know, Amy, the gang at Knitty, and Knitty readers were instrumental in the design of our Swift knitting bag: we couldn’t have done it without them. Amy and Phil were a lot of fun (everyone here hopes they come back and visit again soon!) and Amy took many amazing photographs of our Seattle factory where the Swift and the Yarn Stuff Sack are made. Below are a few of our favorites — click here for the whole set. Visit Amy’s Knitty blog for her the full details of her trip.
We recommend reading this Colorado Springs Gazette interview with GottaBeMobile.com editor-in-chief Rob Bushway. It’s an interesting interview with Mr. Bushway that provides some of the history behind GottaBeMobile.com (which we know many of you read.) Scroll down to the bottom of the article for a list of what Mr. Bushway carries with him at all times — in his TOM BIHN Buzz sling bag.
The Utility Tote is now available for pre-order (with a shipping date of late June) in the following new color combinations: Steel/Navy, Plum/Storm, Storm/Sapphire, Cocoa/Olive, Olive/Plum, Navy/Kelly, and Black/Black.