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Gym Bag Overhaul: 7 Ways to Get Organized in 2015

Gym Bag Overhaul: 7 Ways to Get Organized in 2015
Is packing for the gym more work than the exercise itself? Organize your gym bag with these 7 tips! The road to fitness begins with a single step…sort of. Before heading to the gym, you have to take on the arduous process of packing your bag. Sometimes, the tedious process may even make you want to...

2015 Travel Trends: 8 Trending Destinations

2015 Travel Trends: 8 Trending Destinations
Ready to fill the 2015 calendar with travel? Take a look at the top eight destinations that will be trending in 2015! We’re almost into 2015, and your New Year’s resolutions have probably already been created, or at least the thought of creating a list has started. The “travel more!” resolution...

The No-Fly List: 8 Items You Almost Never Need to Pack

The No-Fly List: 8 Items You Almost Never Need to Pack
Save precious room in your luggage by leaving these items behind. That over-stuffed suitcase just isn’t going to close. Sitting on it won’t help, unfortunately, so scaling down on certain packed items is the only way to solve the problem. While it may seem soul-crushing to leave some pieces behind...

The Best Travel Shoes

The Best Travel Shoes
Whatever type of traveler you are, make sure you buy the perfect shoes for your next trip. No matter how big your luggage is, there's never enough room for every pair of travel shoes that you want to bring. Even after listing the pros and cons of your favorite pairs, you may still have trouble...

Think Outside the Suitcase: The New Smart Luggage

Think Outside the Suitcase: The New Smart Luggage
Worried about your current luggage lagging behind? When it comes to the latest travel trends, these bags are leading the way. Luggage has come a long way since the days of the horizontal leather suitcases and camping rucksacks. Durable materials, lightweight frames, and wheels have transformed...

Most Notorious Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Most Notorious Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them
Travelers beware: Don’t be taken by these all-too-common scams. When traveling to a new destination, it’s easy to lose yourself in your new surroundings. Perhaps you take a few moments to admire a beautiful cathedral in Florence, have a sip of Guinness in a Dublin pub, or watch flamenco dancers in...

Luggage Drama: Dealing with a Broken Bag on Vacation

Luggage Drama: Dealing with a Broken Bag on Vacation
Dealing with a damaged luggage situation quickly can help salvage your vacation. It’s a scene from every seasoned traveler’s nightmare. The baggage claim belt begins to move. The luggage from the flight slowly starts appearing. You finally see your bag…or, well, one part of it. And then another...

Should You Study Abroad or Do an Internship?

Should You Study Abroad or Do an Internship?
Stuck between applying for a summer internship or a doing a semester abroad? Consider these factors in your decision. Summer is still here, but application deadlines for internships and study abroad programs are right around the corner. Still deciding whether to spend your semester exploring new...

5 Best iPhone and Android Apps for Business Travelers

5 Best iPhone and Android Apps for Business Travelers
If your smartphone is your favorite travel companion, make it even more invaluable and efficient by loading it up with the top 5 apps for business travelers. You may have some trusted travel buddies in your life, but few can hold a candle to the best travel companion of them all: a smartphone! For...

How to Pack for a Destination Wedding

How to Pack for a Destination Wedding
Heading somewhere exotic to witness one of your favorite couples tie the knot? Make sure you’ve packed all the essentials for the ceremony, reception—and your own built-in mini-break! Wedding season is in full swing—which means that you’re maybe starting to notice invitations to destination...

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