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.
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:
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:
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here’s a simple way to always be prepared to remove lint from your favorite black outfit while traveling. Pack a few of the stick-on clear shipping windows that you find at FedEx, UPS or USPS locations. When you need a lint remover, slip your hand inside the window and peal off the paper protecting the […]
Let’s admit it, lugging golf clubs along on vacation is a royal pain in the neck. Not only are they heavy and cumbersome, but as soon as I see them lumber out of sight on the baggage conveyor belt, I get the sinking feeling that I’ll never see them again. To add insult to injury, […]
United Airlines has announced a new baggage policy to take effect in early May. There will now be a $25 fee for a second piece of checked luggage and a $100 fee for a 3 or 4th bag for everyone except their elite fliers. Give me a break! First I can’t carry my ‘good stuff’ […]
Ladies, this one is for you! I’ve packed and repacked a dozen times in my mind. Clothes are stretched out on the bed of the guestroom at the ready, but I just can’t commit. I’m off to a new destination and am in a quandary about which outfits to pack. Can I wear my favorite […]
I’ve been frustrated and irritated lately trying to find all my travel supplies in 3 ounce TSA approved sizes. The travel sections at Walgreens and CVS have shrunk to measly proportions. But recently I unexpectedly discovered THE MOTHER LOAD of reduced sized travel supplies! Bed Bath and Beyond stores have aisle after aisle, after aisle, […]