I have a lot of years of full-time travel under my belt now, and I’ve made a lot of mistakeslearned a lot of lessons about what makes for the perfect travel sandal. Here is a summary of some of the best, worst, and ongoing sandal debacles I’ve had.

Dear reader, I write this so you may read and glean from my experience so that your next pair of travel sandals are the ones that get you through thick and thin.

Attempt #1: Crocs


Crocs were my go-to for many years – specifically the Cleo style, which is both fashionable and functional.

The Good

Because Crocs are waterproof, they survived dodgy hostel showers and muddy walks, and the arch support meant they made it through many a long walk without causing me pain.

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