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Old 04-27-14, 05:00 PM  
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Danger, Will Robinson!!!

I've personally found Born and Clarks to be good travel options, but will also be checking out these new recommendations. Shhhhh....don't tell DH!
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Old 04-27-14, 05:04 PM  
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Other good comfy brands are Helle Comfort, Onex, Merrell, and Taryn Rose.
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Old 04-27-14, 05:33 PM  
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Clarks are very comfy. Most shoes are uncomfortable for me but Clarks has very decent offers and reasonable prices.
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Old 04-27-14, 05:39 PM  
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I brought a pair of these Puma ballet flats when we went to Spain a couple years ago -- very comfortable and they looked fine for going out. I even wear them to work. Just bought another pair to replace the ones I had!

http://www.amazon.com/PUMA-Womens-Za...8638243&sr=8-2
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Old 04-27-14, 05:49 PM  
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If you like Dansko, there are some nice options. Reiker has some very pretty sandals and shoes.for serious sight seeing I would go with good walking shoes and just pack 2 pairs.
I love the look of the orthaheel sandals but ordered a pair from QVC- it was a TSV- and they are too narrow for me. and I do not ever need a wide. I don't think they come in wide actually. I was disappointed. they were the Dr. Weil brand of orthaheel.
I just discovered Reiker this morning as I was searching around. And I agree they have some nice looking shoes.

Thanks for all the recommendations ladies...feel free to keep them coming.
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Old 04-27-14, 05:57 PM  
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I love Klogs. They look good and are so very comfortable. They are particularly good for people like me with wide feet. I have a co-worker who tried them and her foot is too narrow for them.
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Old 04-27-14, 06:44 PM  
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Another vote for Clarks! I wore a pair of Clarks to the state fair last summer where I pretty much walked or stood for 8 hours straight, and my feet were not killing me at the end of the day! These are my favorites, but I would recommend any of the Ashland footbed for cute shoes that are suitable for a lot of walking.
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Old 04-27-14, 07:02 PM  
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I'm not sure these will be quite pretty enough, but I spent last summer in them - one three week trip to the west coast and a 2 1/2 week trip to the UK. They were at least feminine enough to wear with a skirt or casual sundress, and sturdy enough to walk up and down cobbled streets, groomed hiking trails, and all about town, carrying a travel backpack. I was really impressed with their performance.

http://www.mec.ca/product/5029-508/a...-shoes-womens/

That said I agree with having a second pair to give the feet a break and just for a different feel. I brought along the Merrell pace glove, partly because it's so light and packs easily.
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Old 04-27-14, 07:07 PM  
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I like Orthaheel (now Vionic) and Dansko a lot. I also like Clarks though I can't wear them everyday because the arch support isn't quite enough but they make a really good comfortable quality shoe.

I also like Chaco but those are for more active times, probably not what you are looking for.
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Old 04-27-14, 07:26 PM  
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I Easy Spirit's Gessica ballet flats: http://www.easyspirit.com/Gessica-Ca...spirit-catalog
Seriously comfortable - I walk around all day in them - and pretty enough to wear out at night, as long as you're okay with flats. They also come in lots of colors, sizes and widths (the latter important for wide-footed individuals like me).
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