Wherever you go, whatever you’re doing, shoes are always coming with you. No matter where you go, you’ll always need a reliable pair or possibly two. Here are the best athletic shoes for travelers.
Keep it Light and Comfy
While style shouldn’t be at the top of your list of important factors when buying travel shoes, it’s still an important factor to consider. Even on solo trips, you’re bound to be in pictures, so you might as well try to look your best.
Right Out the Door
Traveling alone, there’s no one to help carry your luggage or belongings. That’s why it’s important to be as efficient and optimal with your packing as possible and bringing a pair of lightweight shoes is one way to achieve that.
Comfort and Style are Equal
The road can be an arduous place to be alone. Bringing along a pair of durable shoes is paramount because that could be the only pair available to you unless you stop by a shoe store on your journeys.
Who’s Afraid of a Little Dirt?
Being in the great outdoors and in nature, your shoes are bound to get damaged and dirtied. But that doesn’t mean your feet have to, as well. Make sure your pair of shoes are protective and will keep you safe from the elements.
Never Mind the Elements
Sometimes, it’s not just protection that you need; it’s also support. The last thing you want to be is uncomfortable when on a journey away from home. Bring along a pair of shoes that’ll keep you supported and ready for more action day after day.
Victor Tan is a contributing writer to Islands, an award-winning brand founded in 1980 that speaks to international travelers who have an affinity for the Caribbean and beyond. The website showcases destinations, resorts, cruises, and recommendations by the Islands’ staff. Victor has a focus on the Caribbean, Mexico, and cruises. As a solo traveler, he’s always looking for the best luggage and bags to make the trip easier. He’s also serious about keeping up with fitness away from home, so there’s no gadget he isn’t willing to try.