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How To Pack Your Trekking Bag for a Long Trip

How To Pack Your Trekking Bag for a Long Trip

Tips for Packing Your Trekking Bag for a Long Trip

Hiking is an excellent way to enjoy nature, connect with those around you or enjoy some quiet time, and participate in physical activity. A long trek that spans days instead of hours requires careful planning to ensure you’re fully prepared for your trip. Learning how to pack, what to pack and what to leave at home is vital to experiencing nature in a safe, enjoyable way.

May 5, 2014 | By More
Can You Take An E-Cig On A Plane? – TSA Says Yes…But

Can You Take An E-Cig On A Plane? – TSA Says Yes…But

With the growing popularity of e-cig, it’s only natural that travelers will want to take them along on their trips. But how does the TSA and airlines feel about it? Here’s a current look at the answer to: Can I Bring An E-Cigarette On An Airplane?

First and foremost, the TSA Does Not Ban E-Cigarettes from going through airport security in a carry-on bag or in checked luggage. However, you may be identified for further inspection unless you follow our helpful tips for bringing an e-cigarette through airport security:

February 26, 2014 | By More
TravelWise Packing Cubes – Product Review

TravelWise Packing Cubes – Product Review

I’ve just taken the TravelWise packing cubes for a test run on a weekend getaway, and I am sold, these are really a great aid to packing efficiently. These days more often than not I pack in a soft-sided carry-on and typically find that while it fits nicely in overhead airplane bins, my clothes often get totally jumbled around. The TravelWise packing cubes take care of this problem very nicely – no more wrinkled mess!

Here are some of of the features I liked the most:

February 18, 2014 | By More
Lost It? Found It?  There’s A Great New Solution For Lost and Found

Lost It? Found It? There’s A Great New Solution For Lost and Found

One of the life’s worst feelings is realizing that you have lost your very pricey cell phone or laptop while traveling or simply while at home doing errands.  An innovative company has introduced a brilliant system for protecting your valuables from loss.  ImHONEST.com is a terrific (free) Lost and Found Service that simplifies the process […]

October 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
3 New Products From Neutrogena For Sun Loving Travelers

3 New Products From Neutrogena For Sun Loving Travelers

I’ve just put a sample pack from Neutrogena to the ‘travel test’ and I have to say I loved these new products. Don’t you just hate slathering on sunblock and feeling like a sticky, greasy mess?  Neutrogena seems to have the perfect solution.  I’ve always been a fan of Neutrogena sunblock products for their broad spectrum UVA and […]

August 4, 2011 | By | Reply More
I Love This New Travel Accessory!

I Love This New Travel Accessory!

Meet the SPI Belt, an ingenious invention that combines the best attributes of a money belt, travel wallet, and fanny pack.  The name stands for small personal item belt. This lightweight, flexible little belt is comfy to wear (inside or outside of clothing) and expands to hold an astonishing amount of important personal items.  Wear […]

January 31, 2011 | By | Reply More
Sleep Tight, Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite!

Sleep Tight, Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite!

I don’t know about you, but the recent reports of increased bed bug activity in major hotels throughout the world has got me completely creeped out.  And it will apparently take way more than prayer to keep you safe from itchy bed bug bites.  Just a few days ago the EPA announced that bed bug […]

September 6, 2010 | By | Reply More
Always Toss A Bandanna In Your Bag

Always Toss A Bandanna In Your Bag

A colorful bandanna can be one of the most useful items you bring on vacation – here are some of my favorite uses: Tie one on the handle of your suitecase so you can pick it out easily in baggage return Use it as a washcloth in hotels rooms that don’t supply one Dip in water, […]

April 14, 2009 | By | Reply More
Meet Icoon – A Pocketsize Travel Picture Dictionary

Meet Icoon – A Pocketsize Travel Picture Dictionary

Forget all the stress of learning a new language when you go traveling, just pop an Icoon symbol dictionary in your pocket and you’ll be ready for most any situation that comes up.  Icoon is a handly passport size mini-book that contains over 2,000 travel icons sorted into 12 categories for fast reference.  You’ll find […]

February 19, 2009 | By | Reply More
5 Great Gifts For Travelers

5 Great Gifts For Travelers

The electronic gadgets we travel with just keep getting more sophisticated and plentiful.  Here are some tech savvy gifts all travelers will love. New TSA screening rules for computers allow newly designed computer bags to go through security without taking the computer out of the bag.  Every traveler who hauls along their trusty computer will […]

December 15, 2008 | By | Reply More