Shoes Travel Pros Swear By


We talked to some experts for answers to the ever-elusive question—what shoes are best for travel? Hint: They’re not packing gym sneakers.

The most popular shoes among tour guides, travel writers, backpackers, and business travelers vary, but a few brands stand out above the rest, and some recommendations are unusual enough to inspire us to try something new. From yoga mat-lined oxfords to foldable flats and classic snow boots, here are the shoes that travel experts pack.

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