Is It Safe To Travel?

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By now, just about everyone has heard of the terrorist attacks, and follow-up para-military police actions, in Paris, Brussels, Israel, Beirut, and Mali amongst other places. The headlines scream of violence and fear mongering and downright sensationalism. Is it safe …

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Clearance

Every now and then, we take inventory of all the items we have reviewed and make many of them available to onebaggers at a discounted rate. The money we receive helps us to pay the bills and acquire new products …

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When Carry-On Luggage Isn’t Carry-On Size

Consumer Reports published an article today saying that many carry-on size bags don’t actually measure up to the manufacturer’s stated dimensions. Most, in fact, are actually larger. This is something I’ve pointed out numerous times especially when it comes to …

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Gear Review: Tom Bihn Yeoman Duffel

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Tom Bihn introduced a new bag today that is completely different than anything I’ve seen from that company since I became aware of them over 8 years ago. The Yeoman Duffel is a larger than airline carry-on size bag designed …

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Gear Review: Standard Luggage Carry-On Backpack

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A couple of months ago, one of our readers told me about a new company, Standard Luggage, and their new Carry-on Travel Backpack. I looked at their website, was intrigued, and asked if they would send me a bag. They did …

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New Gear: Eagle Creek Weekend Bags, Pack It Sport

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Anyone who regularly visits this website knows I’m a fan of the Eagle Creek Adventure Weekender. Earlier this summer, Eagle Creek came out with two new similar style bags. Eagle Creek Tarmac Weekend Bag   The Eagle Creek Tarmac Weekend Bag is a …

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Uzbekistan Airways to start weighing passengers

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    Uzbekistan Airways, the national airline of Uzbekistan, (go ahead, I’ll wait while you find it on a map), announced it will start weighing customers along with their hand luggage. Just after checking in, passengers will be ushered to …

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Gear Review: LiteGear Mobile Pro

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A few weeks ago, I became aware of a fairly new company making lightweight bags. They are called LiteGear and upon close inspection, many of their bags looked like copies of the same bags offered by Rick Steves. I was …

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Gear Review: Skyroll Garment Bag

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 I used to be a suit jockey–I had to wear a suit to work, travel with a suit, practically live in a suit. In those days, traveling with a suit or two wasn’t easy. There were no wheeled carry on …

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IATA rethinks its carry on initiative

In case you are following the saga of IATA and it’s proposed carry-on initiative, the news now is that the trade organization is rethinking the idea now that no North American airlines will abide by them. Here’s their press release: …

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