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Ugobags Customized Luggage Review

Ugobags Customized Luggage Review

If you’ve ever had the experience of searching for your suitcase at baggage claim as an endless parade of near-identical black bags glide along the conveyer belt, you know how frustrating it can be. The old trick for differentiating your bag from the sea of other ones is to tie a ribbon around the handle,... read more
How To Plan Your Vacation Time Realistically

How To Plan Your Vacation Time Realistically

I often meet other travelers who have their whole vacation scheduled out. They know exactly where they’re going to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner, they have their museum visits planned out, their sightseeing trips slotted into the day’s program, and even their coffee breaks penciled in. As you already know, I lean away from such... read more
The Cyber Monday Travel Deals Guide (And A Giveaway)

The Cyber Monday Travel Deals Guide (And A Giveaway)

I know Cyber Monday is still a week away, but since booking hotels and making travel arrangements isn’t generally as spur of the moment as buying a marked-down t-shirt, I wanted to make sure you had plenty of time to scour the best deals and decide on your vacation plans. Here’s a roundup of some... read more
Thanksgiving Travel Survival Guide

Thanksgiving Travel Survival Guide

Well, the holiday season is upon us once again, and as exciting as it is to spend time with friends and family, getting there is always a real chore. Tens of millions of people are packing the airports to fly home over just a handful of days – many of whom are not frequent fliers... read more
The Lazy Traveler’s Guide To Sorting Travel Photos

The Lazy Traveler’s Guide To Sorting Travel Photos

I have a confession to make. I am terrible at organizing my travel photos. Well, perhaps it’s not so much that I’m terrible as that I’m just really lazy. But the thing is, I have thousands upon thousands of travel photos sitting on my computer in one big jumble. There are no city or country... read more
Burberry Launches Travel Clothing Collection

Burberry Launches Travel Clothing Collection

As a woman, I think I have a lot more flexibility than men when it comes to business attire, and if I need to get on a flight dressed to impress, it’s not hard to find something that looks presentable but is comfortable enough to get me through a long-haul journey. But I always look... read more
The American Made Travel Workshop

The American Made Travel Workshop

If you’re a regular reader, you know how obsessed I am with finding ways of having authentic experiences while on the road and really making the most out of every trip. So I’m excited to announce a special event I’ll be taking part in tomorrow that I hope you’ll be able to join me for.... read more
Summer In Chicago (And A Giveaway!)

Summer In Chicago (And A Giveaway!)

Make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom of this post and enter the giveaway to win an amazing hotel stay at any Starwood property around the world! Despite my best intentions, I always end up traveling over the summer, which is a pity because this is really the season when Chicago is... read more
South Florida Resort Review: Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island

South Florida Resort Review: Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island

There’s a reason why services like airbnb have become so popular in recent years – sometimes when you’re traveling you just need extra space and the comforts of home. Well one of the great things about the Palm beach Marriott Singer Island is that you get exactly that – a spacious apartment-style suite, but with... read more
South Florida Resort Review: Turnberry Isle Miami

South Florida Resort Review: Turnberry Isle Miami

You know when you hear that a hotel has it’s own lazy river that it’s going to be a fun, family-oriented place to stay and that’s exactly what Turnberry Isle Miami is. The South Florida resort located in Aventura, North Miami, attracts lots of families, many of whom have traveled from abroad. The hotel also... read more
The Sacred Stairs Of Bom Jesus In Braga, Portugal

The Sacred Stairs Of Bom Jesus In Braga, Portugal

There are lots of cities in the world that I’ve traveled to in order to see one specific thing. Sometimes it’s famous bridge, or perhaps a monument, or maybe an incredible museum. But this is the first time that I’ve traveled all the way to a different city to see a set of stairs. Yes,... read more
Decoding Your Flight Number (And Why It Matters)

Decoding Your Flight Number (And Why It Matters)

Have you ever stopped to think about what (if anything) your flight number means? It turns out that those codes identifying each flight aren’t just made up of random strings of numbers and letters. There’s actual significance behind your flight number and understanding it could mean the difference between ending up on a good flight... read more