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Luggage Lad Leads the Way

Roaming Reporter Rates Air Boss as “Tough”

March 29, 2009Minister of Information
Australian Travel Blogger Buys Into One Bag Travel Simon Westcott of the The Age Blogs – the Roaming Reporter, was talking to a friend of his who purchased an Air Boss Carry-on Bag under the guise of "Ned." Now Ned tends to be accustomed to "very particular shopping quests." He’s also pushing the travel light
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Will this Marlin fit in an Air Boss?

Air Boss and Market Tote – Perfect Carry-on Luggage Pair

March 20, 2009Minister of Information
Discovering the Value of Quality Luggage. Like many consumers, Cindy and her husband are price sensitive shoppers. But as we all know, a cheap price can come with cheap construction which leads to a cheapened "experience." Nobody wants the embarrassment of their underwear spilling out of their "cheap luggage" during an airport rush to the
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Golfing in Spring Lake, Scotland

Air Boss Proves Par for the Course in Scotland

January 27, 2009Minister of Information
Braving Winter Weather While Golfing This anonymous traveler waited a lifetime to tour Scotland’s golf courses. The Air Boss proved worthy while packed to the brim, fitting perfectly in the airplane overheads. Let’s find out where to go golfing in Scotland with our winter weather traveler. I took a 15 day trip to Scotland for
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A Carry-on Luggage Demonstration to D.C.

December 23, 2008Jim Markel
Red Oxx co-owner Jim Markel’s adventures have taken him from Zambian safari to the shark-filled waters of Cocos Island. On his latest adventure, he blows the political winds in Washington. Travel guru Doug Dyment’s dictum about modern air travel: with the right bag, "carry-on only" is the only way to go. This installment includes his
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Nevada Mountains

How to Shoot Straight at Front Sight: Part 1

December 23, 2008Jim Markel
Jim Puts the Bead on Target. Red Oxx co-owner Jim Markel’s background includes tours as a U.S. Marine, where he learned the rugged, precise art of parachute rigging and unknowingly was launched down the path of designing premium travel bags. But he also learned a thing or two about shooting, so when a friend invited
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Travel fast, travel light, skip the lines

Carry-on Luggage – Planning Your Clothing Options

December 22, 2008Jim Markel
The Philosophy of the Carry-on Traveler In our first 2 articles about carry-on travel, we delved into the how and what works best for your particular style of travel. But the real issue may be why do you want to travel strictly with a carry-on bag? CARRY-ON LUGGAGE – MY MANIFESTO Experience is what commonly
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A Gator...and some curious Penguins at Fortuna.

Three Carry-on Bags Beats a Big Backpack

December 19, 2008Minister of Information
How Could Three Carry-on Bags be Better? Say hello to Tak. Tak is the winner for 2008’s best Adventure Journal. Tak enjoys traveling the world photographing wildlife and remote scenery. Tak now gets to show his enthusiasm for the Oxx with his best Adventure Journal of the year prize of a Smoking Man Gliclee Fine
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As featured in the St. Petersburg News

Why a Rectangular Bag Will Pack More Stuff

July 30, 2008Minister of Information
Scripps News Service Highlights the Air Boss How can a rectangular carry-on bag pack more items than a curvy bag? Nicole Hutcheson of the St. Petersburg Times asked Doug Dyment of what his recommendations were for a carry-on bag and why. Recently, Dyment traveled for two weeks in Moscow and Delhi. It’s no secret
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He made her a one bag believer!

A Pilgrimage to Rome Using One Bag

June 30, 2008Minister of Information
She Said He Was Crazy But He’s Just a One Bag Zealot. Ray Mechler’s wife said he was crazy to travel Europe for 18 days with just one carry-on bag. After the trip was over, she’s now convinced it IS possible. Proof is in the pudding, (er, packing rather). Let’s hear tell how he managed
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Two Guys and Two Bags.

Two Weeks. Two Countries. Two Flights. Two Guys – All Using Two Bags.

June 30, 2008Minister of Information
How Did These Guys Make Their Trip With Just Two Simple Carry-on Bags? "Two weeks. Two countries. Two flights. Six trains. Some taxis. A subway. A mountain. Countless streets and shops. Innumerable restaurants and pubs. And just One Air Boss and One Gator. No problem." That’s how William Lamb summed up his trip to Europe
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