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Adventure Journals

What not to do in Taiwan Restrooms.

Sky Train Packs like a Mule in Taiwan

February 26, 2013Minister of Information
Good Design, Wrong Use, and How to Set Things Right. Sarah Kissel took her beloved Sky Train to visit her family in Taiwan and discovered there are a few kinds of trips perhaps a backpack style carry on bag might not be suitable for. This was one of those trips. Being experienced travelers, we offer
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Marvin Dunbar and Don Keeling pose with their trusty Air Boss Bags

Air Boss Provides for Medical Mission to Peru

February 26, 2013Minister of Information
Air Boss as Medical Bag? Why not! Marvin Dunbar and son in law set off on a medical mission to the jungles of Peru. This was strictly a "carry on only" mission of good will. How did these two honorable men, each armed with only their own Air Boss Bags, manage such a feat? My
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Hiking the trails in the Shenandoah Valley.

Dual Purpose Rucksack: Hiking Backpack and Carry-on

February 26, 2013Minister of Information
The Do-it-all Do-it-anywhere Bag On location from Virginia Beach, Virginia, this anonymous traveler raves about his Red Oxx Roadster Rucksack. Favored as the traditional backpack for his hiking trips, he also finds it to be an ideal carry-on bag while flying around the world. In this story, we take a stroll around national landmark “Camp
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Mini Cooper + Mini Ruck = Major Magic

Magic Mini Match: Mini Ruck Fits MINI Cooper

February 26, 2013Minister of Information
What’s the Best Luggage for Touring with Minimal Space in a Mini Cooper? Shiva was a tough sell for a choice of a backpack. Shiva read all the reviews one could find on our Roadster Mini RuckSack. With funds in hand, Shiva stepped up and bought a Mini Ruck (you can read her review here).
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These Zebras have no fear.

Standing Up to the Elements: a South African Safari

May 28, 2012Minister of Information
Zebras are among the most fascinating African wildlife; Nature’s camouflage works in mysterious ways. What a sight they make up close! Extra points for also sporting our Red Oxx t-shirt in the photo. It’s clear your sense of style extends from your carry-on luggage to your wardrobe. Dear Red Oxx, We bought your luggage at
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A pile of PR-6s does the travel trick

Duffel Bags Make Travel to Cloud Forest a Breeze

May 28, 2012Minister of Information
“Everywhere We Went, People Wanted to Know how they Could Get a Bag Like Ours” Red Oxx co-owner Jim Markel apparently isn’t the first to take Red Oxx’s adventure travel luggage into Costa Rican jungles. Adventurer Denise Kampf and her family beat us to it. Here’s their story. Dear Red Oxx, Here are 3 photos
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Gathered round the bronze catcher outside the Major Leage Baseball Hall of Fame

Right-size Bag for a Summertime Baseball Adventure

May 28, 2012Minister of Information
It’s Summer Time, and We’re Thinking About Baseball and Great Moments Shared Between Dads and Sons. Adventure Journalists have posed in a great many exotic settings over the years. But there’ll be no Dutch cobblestone lanes or Kenyan camels or Siberian choppers this time around. And no Mexican pyramids, either. Heading into the 4th of
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Gator carry-on bag rides tough on camel caravan Camel caravan in Northern Frontier District of Kenya.

Gator Carry-on Bag Rides Tough on Camel Caravan

May 28, 2012Minister of Information
Adventure travel consultant Farley Taylor took this photo of her camel caravan at rest in the remote Northern Frontier District (NFD) of Kenya. Hi Jim, I had a group of seven clients and we walked along luggas, (dry riverbeds) for 12 + miles a day accompanied by Samburu warriors and a camel caravan. The land
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Red Oxx Ruck Sacks Rock on Safari

Rucksack Games Safari in Namibia

May 28, 2012Minister of Information
Kyler Hamann gave his Red Oxx bags a beating in Namibia, and they’re still holding strong. Here’s what Kyler wrote us: Dear Friends, We just returned from a safari in Namibia for plains game with Hunters Namibia Safaris. We took a total of 3 Red Oxx bags and they performed flawlessly. Thanks for the great
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Gator lounging in Montego Bay

Gator Lounging in Montego Bay

May 28, 2012Minister of Information
Joshoa sent us this photo of his Red Oxx gear at Sandals Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Dear Jim & Perry, Thanks for making such great stuff. Sand, snow, mud – it doesn’t seem to matter, my Gator Bag is the best carry-on personal item I’ve ever had. Keep the good work! Joshoa Gardner Congratulations,
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