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Easy Travel Journal Ideas to Inspire You

Are you thinking of journaling during your next trip and looking for easy travel journal ideas? Creative travel journaling is a great way to document your memories and something I’ve been doing for over fifteen years. The recent pandemic has reminded us how precious travel is and something we shouldn’t take for granted (I know I won’t!). Why You Should Keep a Travel Journal If you’re not sure what a travel journal is and if you should keep one, know...

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...

15 Best Travel Snacks for Your Next Adventure

Why You Should Pack Your Own Travel Snacks When taking a trip, whether it’s in a car, a train, or a plane, one of the most important things to pack is snacks. Traveling can be tiring and you need healthy snacks for traveling to help you keep your energy up. Good airplane snacks and good road trip snacks don’t have to be hard to find or expensive. Buying snacks at convenience stores and airport shops is expensive. And you never...

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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Anti-Theft Purse – My Favorite Arden Cove, Practical & Cute!

Having anything stolen is horrible and experiencing a theft while traveling is even worse. Finding the best travel purse can be a challenge, and finding an anti-theft purse that works and is cute is even more challenging! Enter Arden Cove, 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 review of the Arden Cove full crossbody purse. @ArdenCove is launching...

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...