packing

The History of Luggage – How Travel Gear Has Evolved Overtime

Everyone loves to travel, which is why we often spend our time fantasizing about our next great adventure. In these daydreams of exploring an exotic and unique location, it’s rare that we focus our attention on the luggage that we will bring along for the ride. While luggage may not be the most exciting part…

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7 Cool Travel Gifts for Your Wanderlust Dad

With Father’s Day around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how to make your dad feel extra loved. What better way to recognize the special man in your life than with a fun-filled day, followed by a thoughtful gift that reflects his personality and passions? There are all types of dads out there,…

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7 Must-Have Travel Gifts for Moms Who Love to Explore

Everyone loves their mom but let’s face it, it can be hard to find that perfect gift. Some moms love traveling and exploring, even more than their kids do. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, there are plenty of gifts you can get for the special (and adventurous woman) in your life. Don’t settle…

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A List of Travel Accessories That Are Actually Worth Investing In

When most people think about travel, they focus on the destination. Whether it’s a tropical setting with white sandy beaches or a charming chateau in the mountains, it’s easy to get lost in the promise of an upcoming trip. We spend so much time daydreaming about the final stop that we often forget about the…

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When It Really Makes Sense to Use a Travel Agent

You’ve got a great trip all planned out. But now you have to figure out the details and book it all online. Booking a trip can be a stressful undertaking. You can spend hours online, searching for that perfect deal on flights and hotels. You download apps and try new booking websites. You bounce from…

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Guide to Packing Light For A Business Trip

If you travel for business, you’re well aware of the challenges that frequent travel brings. The tight schedules and meetings can be exhausting and travel loses its allure and just becomes a nuisance. A difficulty that others may not even consider is packing. For business travel, efficiency is paramount but you also need to pack…

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Best International Travel Accessories

You work hard all year, ask your boss for time off, book the flight, and plan the adventures you’ll have. Wanderlust is a strong desire to see the world and traveling is something we all look forward to. Many of us have a shelf full of travel guides and bucket-list destinations featuring exotic international cities….

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Why Parking At The Airport Beats Ride Sharing And Taxis

Your travel experience doesn’t begin at the airport…it starts the minute you leave your home. Why, then, shouldn’t every part of your trip be relaxing and rewarding? Taking a taxi or rideshare to the airport might seem convenient, but those services can’t compete with the control, ease and comfort of driving your own car. In…

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Packing for an International Trip

When it comes to making up for packing mishaps, it’s one thing when you go for just a weekend away or even a longer stateside vacation. You know that if you’re missing something or need to pick up a sweater (I didn’t plan on Chicago being be cold in June!) you can easily find what…

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Carry-On Bags – Where Space Really Matters

With most airlines charging for checked baggage, more travelers are opting to use carry-on luggage, which means packing space can be very limited and no one wants to be the person who needs assistance lifting a bag because it is too heavy. Here are some tips to make the most of your carry-on suitcase: Toiletries…

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