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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 on the road 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…

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
Travel Gear

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…