Monthly Archives: November 2013

Craziest Travel Date Ever

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I travel light. But every now and then I come across a story about someone or someones who take traveling light to the next level. There’s an article making waves around the internet about a couple, who had originally met …

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FCC Considers Lifting Ban On Cellphones on Planes

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Three weeks ago, the FAA lifted the ban on the use of non-transmitting electronics on planes  below 10,000 feet. Today, most of the major U.S. airlines follow the new rules. No more do passengers have to put their e-readers, tablets …

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25 Most Overrated Places On Earth

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There was an article in today’s Huffington Post on the 25 Most Overrated Places on Earth. Only 25?  And of the 25, these were THE MOST overrated places on the planet? I was intrigued. Then I read the list. Sure, …

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Twitter

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We all lead busy lives. I know I do. And there are times when I have something I want to share with you but I don’t have the time to sit down and create a new blog post. Or the …

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31 Travel Experts Share Their Best Tips for Packing Light

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A couple of weeks ago, I asked for your best tips for packing light. This came about because I was asked to participate in a roundup article of travel writers and bloggers giving their best packing light tips. That blog …

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Tom Bihn Founder’s Briefcase

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Earlier today, Tom Bihn introduced two new products. One may be of interest to some one bag travelers. The Tom Bihn Founder’s Briefcase may meet the requirements of those of you who like to travel light but are required to …

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Gear Review: Eagle Creek 2-in-1 Backpack/Duffel

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It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Eagle Creek products and have been for over 20 years. Every EC item I’ve owned has been well designed and well made. Imagine how happy I was to establish a working relationship …

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United Ups Miles Needed For Frequent Flier Awards

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United Airlines has quietly raised the number of miles needed for many of its frequent flier tickets. Most of the changes will affect business and first class cabins but some saver awards will also change. One of  the biggest changes …

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Eagle Creek Introduces new 2-in-1 Packable Bags

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Eagle Creek is introducing a new line of five packable 2-in-1 bags that convert from one type of bag to another. They are available starting today. Rather than write everything you’d want to know about each item, next to each …

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Eagle Creek Expands Pack-It Specter Line

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Starting today, Eagle Creek is offering numerous new items to its Pack-It Specter line of ultra-lightweight packing aids. First is the Specter Starter Set consisting of a Specter medium garment folder, a Specter cube, and a Specter half cube.  ($56)   …

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