October 25, 2014

Checked Luggage: Yay or Nay?

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; We’ve all been there. Worried over the possible loss of a critical piece of luggage that just couldn’t meet carry-on requirements, or waiting patiently for the airlines to find it when it didn’t come. Even when things go as smoothly as possible, it is still a chore to run down to [...]

Perfect Women’s Travel Pants

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; L.L. Bean offers a pair of pants that I feel is perfect for traveling.  They are called ‘Perfect Fit Pants’, and there is a style to fit most women’s shapes as they are available in misses’ and women’s sizes.   They come in traditional pants, cropped, straight leg, boot cut, and slim.  [...]

Follow the Rules

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Whenever a group of more than two people is traveling together, the potential for missteps increase exponentially. You all should know the ‘rules’ of where you’re going and follow them.  I went to Italy in 2000 in a group of 6 to see family we’d never [...]

Need cheap travel gear? Consider these contractor’s bags!

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Always on the lookout for affordable travel tips, I was thrilled to find these sturdy, zippered bags normally used by plumbers and other contractors to keep their gear organized.

Unexpected Travel Uses for S Hooks

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As much as I love using caribiners, sometimes they just don’t cut it. Either there’s no hook inside the bathroom door or shower stall, or the pole that you could otherwise clip it to in order keep your bag off the ground is too wide to [...]

Eco-Travel Hack: A New Use for Earth Friendly Dog Poop Bags

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; When reading Beth Whitman’s book on traveling to India, one particular tip popped out at me. For locations where the restroom’s infrastructure won’t handle toilet tissue being flushed down it, or if there isn’t a restroom at all other than the nearest privacy-providing bush, you will need to bring your own [...]