Tag: travel gear


Another year, another gift travel guide! For 2019, some of my favorites have returned to the list, but I’ve also added some additional gifts that I’ve been gushing over lately. You’ll find everything from fun to practical to unique for all the travel lovers in your life. Dive right in and get ready to perfect your gift guide this year! Allbirds $95 Allbirds are my...

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It’s that time of year again! It always seems to creep up on us, doesn’t it? This traveler’s gift guide is my largest one yet, so get that holiday shopping list ready and cross off all those travelers on your list. And maybe treat yourself while you’re at it! If you don’t find the perfect gift here, you can always check out the 2016 gift...

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As usual, this year’s Women in Travel Summit left me with a whole pile of goodies to take home — one of them being the DELSEY MONTMARTRE + Personal Tote that has quickly become my new favorite travel companion. I always like to keep an “under-the-seat” bag handy when flying with my easy access items like a good book, my computer or iPad, and a water...

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You never know what will happen while traveling. Some things can go as planned and others may go very wrong. I would much rather be prepared, which is why I always purchase travel insurance for my trips. Luckily I have never had to use my insurance, but that’s no reason to travel without it! Whether your trip is tomorrow or six months from now, don’t skimp...

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I never thought I could be so amazed by a backpack. When I got the Gama Internal Frame Pack into my hands it seemed like a nice pack. Comfortable padding including the waist belt, good size, and lots of zippers indicating I would have no shortage of storage compartments. Then I actually started packing it up. The zippers unhinged their grip and introduced me to the...

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  There are always plenty of free goodies you get when attending a conference. Sometimes they are useless and end up in the trash. Other times, the goodie bag may blow your mind, like the one I received at the Women in Travel Summit. Not only was this bag overflowing with goodies, but the bag itself was actually the best gift of all! The Samsonite Jordyn...

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  What if I told you that someone could read all the information from your credit cards, debit cards, drivers license, and passport without even scanning or swiping them? What if I told you they could do all that without ever seeing any of those items? This is entirely possible due to something called RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) and it happens a lot more often than...

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It’s never fun getting sick in general, but it’s even worse when you get sick while traveling. Time changes, sitting on flights for too long, contaminated surfaces, and being in close proximity to others who sick are just a few of the many factors present while traveling that can take a toll on your immune system. Emergency room nurse Rachelle Michelon noticed how many people get...

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