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Traveling with a carry-on only in winter

Traveling carry-on only has become a bit of a trend. Between the rising cost of flight “extras” like checked bags or the fear that the airline might misplace belongings, carry-on only travel has a number of perks. But packing everything you want to bring on vacation into a 9 in. x 14 in. x 22 in. bag is hard. Add…

Air Travel During Government Shutdown

The recent government shutdown, the longest in US history, left many people wondering how their lives would be impacted—particularly when it comes to their travel plans. Airports become chaotic during events like these, to say the least. However, that doesn’t mean you need to cancel your trip. With the right planning and a little patience, you can get your vacation,…

Pickpocket stealing electronic data

Traveling abroad is no simple feat. No matter how much planning we put into our foreign travels, we often encounter at least a minor disaster. From lost luggage to missed flights, international travel can go awry in the blink of an eye. Traveling today means relying on technology. Traveling with more and more tech devices however, has created a host…

Pre-Travel Tips for Trip Abroad

While Instagram seems to be increasingly flooded with influencers who live nomadic lifestyles and travel to a new country each week, this isn’t the reality for the majority of people. When you plan a trip, it’s a big deal. Most people don’t get to take vacations too often. The last thing you would want is for your trip abroad to…

Sleeping Better While Traveling Internationally

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, you’re going to need sleep to stay on top of your game. International travels let you experience different food, people, and culture, but, like most things, you have to take the bad (jet lag) with the good (streusel). Preparation and planning can prevent at least some of the discomforts that come when you…

Woman has back pain on airplane

If you suffer from back pain, you know how severely it can interfere with your daily life. When your back is hurting, it’s practically all you can think about. Sitting hurts. Standing hurts. Walking hurts. There’s no escape. And when you’re all excited for a trip to a new destination and find yourself stuck in your hotel all day because…

TSA screening wheelchair and medicines

With airline restrictions changing so frequently, it can be difficult to keep straight what you can and can't bring on your flight, especially when it comes to medical supplies you have to bring on the plane with you. The following tips will help you minimize the hassle you’ll experience going through security and help you avoid misplacing your medicine and…

GoTenna Mesh, a must-have tech for international travel

After many years spent road tripping, catching (and missing) flights and hopping on train cars, I’d like to consider myself a bit of a travel pro. No matter how many trips I take however, traveling always seems to be relentlessly stressful. These days, I’m lucky if I can go a single journey without losing luggage, popping a tire or even…

Woman sleeps on red eye flight

It’s 2:23 p.m. on a Monday, the first day back at work after a 10-day trip to visit family on the other side of the country. I took the red-eye home—in case you’re not familiar, it’s a flight that takes off in the evening and reaches your destination the next morning. I consider myself a seasoned traveler; I’ve been everywhere…

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