Travel Hosting, Travel Tips

Turning Your Home Into a Short-Term Rental: Furniture

Airbnb and VRBO have totally changed the travel game. Now, instead of choosing between an expensive hotel or a youth hostel, travelers have the option to stay in a short-term rental property like a home or apartment. This is helping travelers to save money, stay comfortably, and have a more authentic experience wherever they are visiting. Of course, the advent …


Camping, Home Gear, Road Trip Gear

Solar Powered Gadgets for Eco-Friendly Travels

Electrical and battery-powered gadgets are great, but if you live in a sunny place, why not harness that energy and put it to use? Solar technology is improving, and now there are several gadgets available commercially that don’t need an outlet or battery – just a few hours outside soaking up the sun. Solar energy is sustainable, inexpensive, and a …


Travel Essentials We Always Pack in Our Carry-On

There is something decadent about dropping your suitcase off at a ticket counter, and walking away unencumbered by luggage. No stuck or broken wheels to wrangle with, no struggling up and down the escalator, and no lifting something heavy. But even if you do abandon your largest pieces of luggage with airline personnel, there are a few items you should …

Infinity Scarves for the Fall and Winter Seasons

Infinity scarves are different from standard scarves because they have no beginning and no end. They consist of one large loop that wraps around your neck once, twice or three times in order to create a warm and cozy looking wrap that doesn’t run the risk of unraveling. They are stylish and easy to manage accessory that works well on …

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 …

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 …

Transition Your Wardrobe to Fall Travel Wear For Women

Fall is right around the corner, and that means a few things. First, pumpkin spice is going to start creeping its way back onto menus everywhere. Second, back-to-school blues are striking students across the nation. Third, a cool breeze is beginning to become present during the day and is definitely sneaking its way into our nights. Overall, the temperature is …