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Best Luggage for Long-Term Travel: Backpacks vs Rolling Luggage

Best luggage for long-term travel: Here's why I use rolling luggage now, with criteria for when you should choose backpacks, rolling luggage, or a hybrid. The post Best Luggage for Long-Term Travel: Backpacks vs Rolling Luggage appeared first on The...
by The Professional Hobo on May 26, 2014

Follow the #LumiaSol Miami Adventure w/ @TravelingMamas and @NokiaUS

A tease for this weekend's MIA adventure w/ @NokiaUS #LumiaSol pic.twitter.com/M8Tuulxjkm — Shannon Hurst Lane (@CajunMama) May 14, 2014 This weekend TravelingMamas.com and friends will be in Miami experiencing food, sun, and culture with M...
by Traveling Mamas on May 16, 2014

Mobile Wi-Fi for Travel with Tep Wireless

It’s rare for me to travel without my laptop. Even on family vacations, I need to work — a freelancer writer’s life knows few boundaries! My work revolves around the Web these days, and it’s key I can keep up with emails, trou...
by The Vacation Gals on May 14, 2014

Cabeau Memory Foam Travel Pillow & Eye Mask Reiview

This post is Sponsored by Cabeau but my opinions are 100% my own! We travel quite a bit during the summer months. Living 4-9 hours away from any family makes traveling during the summer a must. I’m very excited for it, but know the actual trav...
by Mom of 3 Boys on May 10, 2014

Family Travel Gear Worth Fighting Over

Family Travel Gear Worth Fighting Over   Every now […]...
by Chic Family Travels on May 10, 2014

Cabeau Memory Foam Travel Pillow & Eye Mask Reiview

This post is Sponsored by Cabeau but my opinions are 100% my own! We travel quite a bit during the summer months. Living 4-9 hours away from any family makes traveling during the summer a must. I’m very excited for it, but know the actual trav...
by Mom of 4 Boys on May 10, 2014

Baby Travel Gear Gift Ideas

If you don’t already know, I’m pregnant and expecting a baby girl and she is due really soon, May 16th! A few weeks ago a huge box landed on my doorstep. Much to my surprise it was a Graco Pack ‘n Play from my cohorts Jen and Kara.
by The Vacation Gals on May 9, 2014

Box #3: Stitch Fix Personal Styling for Travel Clothing

It’s that time again! Another Stitch Fix box arrived on my doorstep today. And for those readers who are tired of reading/viewing my modeling of new clothes… never fear! This is my last box this season. I was planning on scheduling anothe...
by The Vacation Gals on May 6, 2014

Ugobags: Customized Luggage

April 29th, 2014 marks the exciting launch of a Kickstarter campaign called Ugobags and, travelers, this is a worthy one. Ugobags is an entrepreneurial company that (once funded) will offer travelers the freedom to customize their luggage online...
by The Vacation Gals on Apr 28, 2014

Yak Pak's Summer Giveaway

Eye-catching prints. Bold colors. Oh that playful summer vibe! That's Yak Pak for you.Founded in 1989, the New York-based lifestyle brand manufactures a full range of products including, backpacks/day packs, messenger bags, lunch totes, and casual ac...
by Pinay Travel Junkie on Apr 20, 2014

Earth Footwear Shoes for Comfort and Style While Traveling

News alert: I’m short. I’m just under 5’4” which means that whenever I buy pants, either I need to hem them (failure, I can’t draw a straight line let alone hem one) or pay someone else to hem them, which adds to the total cost of the jeans...
by The Vacation Gals on Apr 14, 2014

Box #2: Stitch Fix Personal Styling for Travel Clothing

Don’t worry! The Vacation Gals is not turning into a fashion blog. (After my earlier post this week about Aventura Clothing, and last month’s post about Stitch Fix, it may appear that way.) But I’ve got new clothes on my mind. IR...
by The Vacation Gals on Apr 8, 2014

Stitch Fix Personal Styling for Travel Clothing

Have you heard about Stitch Fix? It’s the online, personal styling service that is sweeping the Internet. Okay, perhaps I exaggerate. But when a Facebook Friend (thank you, Jody!) posted that she’d bought her first personal-styling sessio...
by The Vacation Gals on Mar 12, 2014

How to Pack for a Ski Trip in a Carry-on Bag

With a three-night ski trip to Park City, Utah, on the docket, I had a challenge on my hands. How to pack for a ski trip in only a carry-on bag? I had no interest in coughing up the $50 in baggage fees I’d incur if I checked my luggage on my ho...
by The Vacation Gals on Feb 14, 2014

Best Free Travel Apps for 2014

With so many travel apps available on the market, consumers may feel justifiably overwhelmed. Which travel apps are most popular? Which are most reliable? And which of them are travelers most likely to actually use? The best free travel apps for 2014...
by The Vacation Gals on Feb 10, 2014

25 Smartphone Apps for Full-Time Travel: 2014 Edition

Here is the full monty of smartphone apps that I use in the course of full-time travel. The post 25 Smartphone Apps for Full-Time Travel: 2014 Edition appeared first on The Professional Hobo.
by The Professional Hobo on Feb 3, 2014

Map Your Travels: Wall Art for your Home

Travel destinations have been piquing my children’s interest lately. Questions like, “How far is…” or “Where is…” or “How long would it take to get to…” I suppose it’s no surprise cons...
by The Vacation Gals on Jan 22, 2014

Cocorose London: Ballet Flats for Travel

Some of the best and most well-known travel advice is pretty obvious: “Wear slip-on shoes through airport security.” Yet, every time I travel by air I see fellow female passengers lacing up boots, buckling wedges, and tying tennis shoes a...
by The Vacation Gals on Jan 17, 2014

Millies Savory Teas for Travel

In case you haven’t noticed from my FitBit activity tracker post a few days ago, I’m on a fitness kick. That means I’m upping my exercise as well as trying to be more aware of what I eat — all in an effort to be in tip-top sha...
by The Vacation Gals on Jan 10, 2014

Biscotti and Kate Mack: Cruise Wear for Girls

What should I pack for the kids? That was one of the big questions I asked before my family departed for our first seven-day Western Caribbean excursion aboard Carnival Magic this past fall. The list came down to three basic groups: casual wear, dres...
by The Vacation Gals on Jan 8, 2014


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