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Creative Uses for Duffel Bags

Creative Uses for Duffel Bags
From storage to moving, the versatile duffel can be used for more than just travel. Duffels may not be as visually appealing as shiny, new-wheeled suitcases or as rugged as the ORV Trunk , but they’re super-reliable and versatile, too. Many travelers carry duffel bags as carry-on luggage because...

The 10 Essentials You Need to Pack For Europe

The 10 Essentials You Need to Pack For Europe
Heading off to the Continent? Whether you'll be traveling well-worn paths or blazing your own trail, there are certain things you’re definitely going to need. A trip to Europe, while exciting, has the potential to daunt when it comes to packing. Can you use the same plug in Stockholm as you do in...

What to Pack for Europe: The 5-Step System

What to Pack for Europe: The 5-Step System
*/ Whether you’re planning to spend a long weekend in London, a semester abroad in Italy, or an entire summer traveling around the continent by Eurorail, don’t start packing your bags without referencing this Ultimate European Packing list! Once you start planning, it’s tempting to expand your...

10 Best New Adventure Travel Accessories

10 Best New Adventure Travel Accessories
The top 10 most intriguing new innovations in adventure travel accessories. Whether you’re trying to become a more streamlined packer, capture cooler action snapshots or keep your electronics safe in the great outdoors, these innovative new travel items will get you on the fast track to becoming a...

What Kind of Duffel Bag Should I Use?

What Kind of Duffel Bag Should I Use?
Embarking on a journey but not sure what duffel to pack? We've broken down three incredible options so your trip isn't ruined by bringing the wrong one. There’s nothing worse than taking off on an amazing new journey only to realize you brought the wrong duffel bag. The last thing you want to do...

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...

10 Top Survival Skills Every Traveler Should Learn

10 Top Survival Skills Every Traveler Should Learn
Whether you're camping in a forest, partying all night at clubs in Buenos Aires, or museum-hopping throughout Europe, here's what you need to know to stay safe and have fun during your getaway. Before you book your next trip, ask yourself one important question: If something were to go terribly...

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...

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