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Travel Tip: How to Listen to Books When You Travel
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Travel Tip: How to Listen to Books When You Travel

If you’re like me, you love the experience of reading real books that you can hold in your hand. But, if you are like me, lugging around all that paper… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Smart Wristbands are Changing Travel
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Travel Tip: How Smart Wristbands are Changing Travel

You’ve heard of smartphones—and now even smartwatches—but have you ever encountered a smart wristband? Well, you just might soon. Disney World has something called the MagicBand. It’s an RFID-equipped wristband… Read More…

Use These Gadgets to Keep Your Devices Charged Before Flying
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Use These Gadgets to Keep Your Devices Charged Before Flying

We’ve all been there, and many of us more than once: you’re rushing to change planes when you notice that your phone battery is officially in the red zone. You don’t have time… Read More…

Beyond Back to School: The Best Backpacks for Fall 2014
Luggage & Packing / Travel Gear

Beyond Back to School: The Best Backpacks for Fall 2014

We’re now full speed ahead to back to school season, and not surprisingly you’ll be seeing sales for school supplies…and backpacks for students. But school and students notwithstanding, backpacks have become… Read More…

What to Consider Before Buying Soft or Hard Shell Luggage
Luggage & Packing

What to Consider Before Buying Soft or Hard Shell Luggage

Can’t decide between soft and hard shell luggage? There are a lot of options out there, and making the right choice can seem tricky. Price points for both soft and… Read More…

Travel Gear: When Two Items Are Better Than One
Luggage & Packing / Travel Gear

Travel Gear: When Two Items Are Better Than One

If you aren’t sure how much of something to pack for a trip, you’re not alone. There are always certain things you know you’ll need, but sometimes bringing two of… Read More…

Road Tested Travel Gear Must Haves for Summer
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Road Tested Travel Gear Must Haves for Summer

Before going on a hiking trip through the Czech Republic, Hungary, and the Balkans with her husband, contributing writer Margaret Magnus made a list of 15 must-have travel gear items for summer…. Read More…

5 Gadgets You Need for the Fourth of July
Family/Kids Travel / Travel Gear

5 Gadgets You Need for the Fourth of July

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, now is the time to prepare for the holiday, ensuring that your long weekend is as perfect as possible. Whether you’re… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Regulations About Drones
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Travel Tip: New Regulations About Drones

Are drones really the next big thing in travel tech? No, I’m not talking about anti-terrorist airstrikes. I’m talking about flying devices that people are using for fun. Drones are… Read More…

11 Best Travel Pillows: Traveler Tested & Approved
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11 Best Travel Pillows: Traveler Tested & Approved

Flying can be difficult at times, especially if you want to rest and avoid jet lag. If you’re the kind of person who needs a pillow to sleep, you’re in… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Protect Your Digital Privacy
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Travel Tip: How to Protect Your Digital Privacy

There’s a lot of talk about our digital privacy, and who’s watching what we do online. It all starts with what’s literally visible on your screen. 3M has privacy screen… Read More…