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Katadyn portable water filter

Katadyn water filterIf you’re travels ever take you places where pure water might not be easy to come by, you might want to consider the handy Katadyn portable water filter. This microfilter pumps water through a porous ceramic filter and will not let anything bigger than 0.2 microns pass through, eliminating bacteria, viruses, cysts, protozoa, algae, spores and sediment. Each cartridge can filter up to 13,000 gallons and, at 10″ high, it’s not exactly pocket-sized, but it’s certainly portable. Available for purchase on Amazon.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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