Cowboy Studios has some nice tripods to fit you need. I have had mine for a while and use both tripod and monopod features. Weight is good for traveling and they come with cases. Extra quick release plates are also available.
+ 100 for me, Dear Mr. Projectmansd
I buy this awesome Chines made, = 120 US Dollars 2.5 years ago, and I love to bring her with me around the world, Because the light weight and can carry the Load =10 Kilos or 20 Pounds. Please see the Photo below.
PS. Yes, I have more than 10 Tripods , Monopod with Cheap Heads to Top of the Line Heads= The Cost from $ 30 US Dollars to $ 1500 US Dollars ( that Tripods + RRS BH-55).