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Worried About the Winter Forecast? Keep Warm with Travel Gear
Travel Gear

Worried About the Winter Forecast? Keep Warm with Travel Gear

Winter is apparently arriving early this year, and a number of weather and climate experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and national weather resource center AccuWeather are saying that this winter season could… Read More…

Travel Tip: Ways to Protect Yourself from Luggage Theft
Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Ways to Protect Yourself from Luggage Theft

Your luggage is always at risk when you’re in a crowded airport, hotel, or other high-traffic area. Here’s how you can protect your belongings from luggage theft, or find them… Read More…

How to Fit it All in One Bag: Carry On Packing Tips
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing

How to Fit it All in One Bag: Carry On Packing Tips

Now that most airlines charge for a checked bag, we have all been forced to get creative when packing our free, carry-on bags (be careful, though, because some airlines like… Read More…

Travel Tip: Life Saving Devices You Can Use on the Road
Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Life Saving Devices You Can Use on the Road

Travel is stressful enough, but the fear of getting sick or injured away from home can really add to the concern. Fortunately, there are now some life saving devices you… Read More…

Travel Tip: Donate Your Old Luggage to a Good Cause
Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Donate Your Old Luggage to a Good Cause

Most frequent travelers are also luggage junkies. Meaning we have our old favorites, but also love to try out new stuff. But what do you do when your suitcase has… Read More…

10 Ways to Personalize Your Luggage
Luggage & Packing

10 Ways to Personalize Your Luggage

Have you been traveling by air lately? Planes are more full, security lines are longer, and let’s not forget the constant struggle with…baggage. Well, get ready, because the busiest travel… Read More…

Waterproof Luggage to Keep Your Belongings Dry
Luggage & Packing

Waterproof Luggage to Keep Your Belongings Dry

If you’re planning to travel over the next few months—especially for business—it’s important to have a suitcase that can stand up to the elements. Whether you’re caught in rain, snow,… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Listen to Books When You Travel
Apps & Technology / Travel Gear / Travel Tips

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
Apps & Technology / Travel Gadgets / Travel Tips

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
Apps & Technology / Travel Gadgets

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…