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Go Green This Holiday Season – 12 Great Eco-Friendly Gifts

Looking to go green this Christmas? Here’s a list of some of my favorite products that also make great eco-friendly gifts. While not specifically a list of travel products, all of those eco-friendly gifts can be used at home or on the road. With items ranging in price from less than $10 to $150, there’s something for everyone on your list! 1) TRTL mask It’s estimated that 194 billion disposable masks and gloves are being used worldwide each month. Purchasing...

25 of the Best Travel Accessories – My Must-Haves!

As a person that travels a lot for business and personal travel, I try a LOT of travel gadgets. And these are 25 of my favorite travel accessories. The ones that are almost always in my suitcase. The travel items I give as gifts and am constantly recommending. Best Packing Accessories 1) Away Everywhere Bag I use the Away Everywhere Bag as my laptop bag and love it! I’ve used it for over a year now and purchased a second...

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Complete Guide – How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

You’ve planned for months and spent lots of money to go on your dream vacation. The last thing you want is to spend it on the toilet with traveler’s diarrhea or limping through that once-in-a-lifetime experience. You need to travel healthy to avoid these scenarios. To me traveling healthy includes being prepared with medicine and first aid items, you might need. And healthy travel tips to help you stay well. With some planning and some strategic packing, you can bring...

Your Complete Packing List for Mexico – 2020

You’ve booked your dream vacation to Mexico! Here is your packing list for Mexico. This list includes not only items you must bring but things you should leave at home. This list will work when packing for Mexico beaches and all-inclusive vacations. With its beautiful beaches, rich culture and history, delicious food, and gorgeous weather, Mexico is a perennial favorite with tourists. Its proximity to the US, Canada, and western Europe and reasonable prices make a vacation to Mexico a...

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My Favorite Purse for Travel – Arden Cove Crossbody Bag Review 2019

Having anything stolen is horrible. Experiencing a theft while traveling is even worse. Arden Cove is a woman-owned business that makes bags, purses, and travel accessories with anti-theft features to help prevent you from being in a vulnerable situation. Read on for my honest, comprehensive Arden Cove review. I first learned about Arden Cove from social media.  I’ve learned the hard way that it’s worth it to buy products that are specifically made for travel. Intrigued, I bought one and...

25 Travel Gift Ideas under $20 the Travelers in Your Life Will Love

Not sure what to get the traveler on your holiday gift list? Below are 25 travel gift ideas for all the travelers on your list. On a budget? All of these items are less than $20 and many are less than $10 making them perfect stocking stuffers. Some are super practical and others are just plain fun. What are you waiting for? Twenty-five great travel gift ideas await! Start shopping! Awesome Travel Gift Ideas for Everyone 1) Travelon Set of...

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The Best Travel Shoes – Reviews of 5 of My Favorites

Finding great shoes for travel is no easy task. There are so many things to consider: comfort, packability, versatility, support, and cost. I’m always on the hunt for shoes that I can wear as I run through an airport or while sightseeing. Read on for reviews of five of the best shoes for travel. What I Look For in a Travel Shoe The better question may be what am I not looking for! Nothing heavy, uncomfortable, or poorly made. The...

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Tips to Stay Fit While Traveling

Traveling is hard on the body.  Hours of sitting on a plane or train or in a car take its toll.  Add in carrying luggage around and the stress that comes with travel also contributes to fatigue. But it’s hard enough to keep fit at home much less when traveling. Incorporating physical activity into your travels will help minimize discomfort and give you the energy you need on the road. Sometimes I get an unintended workout when I run to...

What’s In My Carry-On Bag?

We’re all a little voyeuristic, aren’t we? I love seeing what other travelers pack. It’s fun to get a peek into another person’s world, but I also find lots of stuff I may not know I needed. I know I’m not alone in this, so here is what’s in my carry-on bag. Really I’m sharing what is in my personal carry-on bag. A personal item is classified by the airlines as a laptop bag, backpack, tote bag or any other...