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Ex-Officio Quick Dry Travel Underwear

exofficiobriefsEx-Officio Quick Dry Underwear—super quick drying undies for adventurers who want to take a spontaneous dip in their skivvies or wash their unmentionables in the sink on the road.

Most people don’t expect their underwear to reflect modern fashion trends. The cut and styles may differ, perhaps, but outside of those factors, our unmentionables haven’t seen many changes worth mentioning in many years.

However, Ex Officio stands to change all of that, particularly for those who seek adventure and a life on the road. Those who have abstained from taking a quick dip in a secluded pond due to fears of soggy skivvies or who have been forced to pack damp undies after a sink wash will be glad to see these high-tech, quick-drying drawers.

These quick-dry underwear are also incredibly light. While it’s not likely that too many travelers are held back by suitcases full of hefty underwear, a few ounces spared here and there certainly couldn’t hurt—especially when you are carrying you suitcase around on your back.

Because they dry so fast, they also allow you to pack fewer pairs and wash them more frequently on the go. Fellow travel gear reviewer (and budget man) Tim Leffel from Practical Travel Gear, said while he was skeptical about shelling out the $20 for a single pair of underwear, the investment was well worth it.

The Quick & Dirty:
Where you can get ‘em:
ExOfficio Men’s Give-N-Go Boxer Brief $24

Why they Rock:

    • A basic travel necessity! The ExOfficio men’s briefs dry fast, so you can pack less–hand wash them, hang them up and they dry overnight.
    • Nylon/spandex fabric with an Export™ finish disburses moisture over a large surface area for quick drying
    • Terry back elastic waistband for comfort; functional fly

Seat-of-the-pants rating: 9 out of 10

These undies seem to set the standard for long term and extended travel. This review on Amazon says it all: “The ExOfficio Boxer Brief is the best underwear out there. Period. Get over the price-scare – yes, $25 is a lot of money for underwear, but they’re well worth it. Fits well, reduces chafing, wicks sweat, fights odor. You can live on two pairs of these – wash one at night, wear the other. Wrap it in a towel, stomp dry – should be ready in a few hours.”

Looking to buy? Here’s where you can get ‘em:
ExOfficio Men’s Give-N-Go Boxer Brief $24