Family Travel, Travel Wear

The Best Travel Umbrella For You

Whenever I imagine myself in a new location, I imagine it with perfect weather. Maybe 70 degrees, sunny, a slight breeze. I never imagine trudging through rain and snow, my socks wet and clothes damp. But any travelers among us know that perfect weather is no guarantee. Just because you have taken the time to get to a new location …


Family Travel, Travel Wear

The Best Rain Jackets

Have you ever been caught in the rain? It’s always worse than you think it is. Your clothes get damp and heavy, it takes hours to dry, and you are pretty much destined to be uncomfortable until you find the opportunity to change. Whether you are facing freezing rain in London or a summer thunderstorm in Miami, having a good …


Convertible Travel Pieces: How To Get The Most Out of Your Items When Space is Limited

I love to travel, but I hate to lug around a lot of gear. I am notorious among friends and family for long trips with nothing but a carry-on. Following the advent of budget airlines (which only allow one personal item per ticket), I’ve gotten used to nothing but a backpack. I can be gone for two weeks with just …