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Travel Tech Essentials To Upgrade Your Trip

Have you ever sat back and thought about just how much technology improves travel? Online bookings have made it easier than ever to design our own trips, mobile check-ins save you from lines at the airport, and smartphones and laptops function as either work or entertainment systems, even from 13,000 feet. Technology undoubtedly makes travel easier, more efficient, and a …


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Home Away From Home Traveler Emergency Preparedness

Home safety is no joke. It may seem easy enough to keep the walk shoveled in winter and the gutters clear in fall, but what happens during an emergency? Extreme weather, grease fires, and accidental injury can all wreak havoc and cause mayhem, so why not be prepared? With just a few simple tools and supplies, your household can be …


Game Ready Tailgating Gear for Fall 2018

Autumn is just around the corner, and for a lot of us, that means one thing and one thing only – tailgate season is back! The American tradition of setting up informal barbeques, games, and hang-outs in the parking lot before a sporting event is a fantastic way to bond a sporting community, discuss the game, and spend some time …

Mini Accessories For Your Mini Vacation

Airline prices are cheaper than ever, in no small part to the expansion of budget airlines. If you are willing to forgo seating assignments, priority boarding, or even luggage, you can fly on the cheap! Most budget airlines like Allegiant, Frontier, and Spirit, only allow you to bring a small personal item onboard for free. This personal item absolutely must …

Accessories Every Traveler Should Have Regardless of Experience

Whether you are traveling by car or by plane, domestically or internationally, for a few days or for weeks at a time, there are a few accessories every traveler should have at the ready. These items will help make your life easier during transport, and at your final destination. Store them in your suitcase when they are not in use, and …

Culinary Travel: Bringing The Taste of North America To Your Kitchen

North America is geographically enormous, yet unique in the fact that it only contains three nations (excluding Central America, of course). Canada, The United States of America, and Mexico are the three sovereign nations ruling over this large, western continent. Fortunately, the culinary traditions from each nation are unique and celebrated. I don’t think there is a town in the …

Culinary Travels: Bringing the Taste of Europe To Your Kitchen

European vacations are a fantastic tour of stunning architecture, historically significant locations, and absolutely fantastic food. As Anthony Bourdain so wisely stated in Kitchen Confidential, “As soon as you pick up a chef’s knife and approach food, you’re already in debt to the French.” But along with fabulous French cooking, come traditional Spanish tapas, incredible German sausage, and the most …

Gear To Prevent Heatstroke This Summer

In case you hadn’t noticed, there is a pretty significant heat wave plaguing the United States right now. It almost reached 100 degrees in New York City at the beginning of July. Los Angeles had power outages due to the high temperatures. But while a heat wave may sound like a great excuse to run through the sprinkler and consume …

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 …

The Best Binoculars On the Market

A pair of binoculars is a vital outdoor tool. Whether you are bird watching, stargazing, hunting, or enjoying a Broadway show or even a close up of a magnificent sunset, it’s wise to keep a pair on hand. Below are the four best binoculars for adults, and the four best binoculars for children – so that you can make your …