Family Travel, Luggage, Travel Tips

Keeping Clean: Ways to Separate Shoes From the Rest of Your Luggage

Packing is an art form. With luggage restrictions tightening by the day, it is important to be efficient and flexible when it comes to your travel wardrobe. Maybe you bring some double-duty items – like a reversible coat or a shawl that can be worn as a scarf or used as a blanket. Or maybe you invest in thin and …


Camping, Family Travel, Luggage, Road Trip Gear

The Best Weekender Bags For Overnight Trips

You don’t need to schedule a long, luxurious vacation away in order to reap the benefits of travel. Sometimes, just a quick road trip or flight to a new destination is all you need to rest, recharge, and inspire yourself. Waking up in an unfamiliar location and exploring unfamiliar streets is a great way to shake off the drudgery of …


Air Porter Carry-On Bag Review

One of the biggest concerns while traveling is figuring out what to pack and how to pack within the allowed baggage dimensions. Having a reliable carry-on bag that fits comfortably underneath the airplane seat is my goal every time I pack; I don’t like bothering with overhead bins and fussing with bulky roller-bags if I can avoid it. Thankfully, there …

The Best Collapsible Bag For Those Extra Souvenirs

Have you ever packed perfectly for a trip? There is something magical about remembering every pair of socks, toothpaste, undershirts, and your phone charger! But what happens when you go to pack for your journey back and realize that somehow, you have accumulated more than you left with? Whether it is souvenirs and gifts for everyone you know, an amazing …

Eco-Friendly Travel Ideas For Summer 2018

World travel is a fantastic hobby, but the associated waste can make the environmentally conscious among us crazy. Whether it is the disposable cutlery, water bottle purchases following TSA screenings, or disposable shopping bags, a lot of garbage can be generated from just a few days away from home. If you want to keep your exploratory habits, but also want …

Finding the Best Travel Garment Bag For Your Business Travels

Garment bags are a fantastic way to keep your nicer clothes organized, flat, and wrinkle-free. Transporting your professional or evening garments in a garment bag instead of folding or rolling them into an over-stuffed suitcase ensures that your pieces will arrive at your destination looking sharp. So if looking your best at your destination is a must, make sure you …

The Best Under Seat Luggage You Can Buy

Have you tried Allegiant? Spirit? Frontier? Ryanair? Certain United flights? If you have, I am sure your mind is already adding up the cost of every additional charge. Sure, the ticket itself is cheap, but with a la carte charges for seat assignments, carryon luggage, checked luggage, and on-air beverage services, the cost can quickly add up. The one service …

The 8 Best Waterproof Backpacks

Have you ever been caught in a rainstorm? Gotten splashed by a passing car? I am going to guess that yes, you have. Sometimes getting drenched is inevitable. Nothing is worse than going about your day with soggy shoes, wet hair, and damp belongings. Fortunately, getting wet unintentionally is universally hated, so we have galoshes for our feet, umbrellas and …

Which Tote Bag Will You Bring On Your Expeditions?

A tote bag is an incredibly versatile piece of luggage. It can be your every-day bag for when you are out and about exploring a new culture, your entire luggage collection for a weekend away, or an airline personal item for longer trips. In our experience, a tote bag can be used as a stand-alone piece of luggage or as …