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We Can All Relate To This Olympic Team's Hilarious Airport Mistake

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel

For the most part, Team Great Britain scored a perfect 10 on their trip home from the Rio Olympics. They flew on a special gold-nosed victory jet cour...

20 Packing Hacks For Women Travelers

Courtney Lambert | Posted 08.16.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

Ladies, we all know how overwhelming it can be to pack for a vacation, let alone a lengthy backpacking adventure halfway across the globe. It always begins the same way: an empty suitcase or backpack and a closet bulging with treasures of lace, silk and cotton.

Road Trip Rules For Summer

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 08.04.2016 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Adventure lurks behind every bush, bar and sketchy billboard. So now that "springtime" has burned into Summer, you need some hacks to make sure you make the most of your travels.

Clear Suitcases Are A Thing, In Case Traveling Wasn't Stressful Enough

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 08.04.2016 | Travel

For the organized traveler, packing is an art form. They know every packing trick in the book, and pride themselves on loading up their suitcases neat...

In An Aircraft Evacuation? Leave Your Luggage!

Bobby Laurie | Posted 08.05.2016 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

I cannot stress this enough. Leave. Your. Luggage. Can you hear me? Did you read it right? Leave your luggage. Leave it. Go. You’re on an airplane t...

So THAT'S What All Those Codes On Your Baggage Tag Mean

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel

By the time most checked bags join you aboard an aircraft, they've already taken a six-mile journey through the bowels of the airport. It all begins w...

The Faithful Shopper: Gifts For Grads

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.14.2016 | Style
Faith Hope Consolo

Graduation season is time to celebrate huge milestones and your gift choice is very important. There was a time when graduation gifts consisted of mon...

Carry On Bags Good, Lenovo Laptop, Not So Much

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Checked bag fees provide $25 worth of reasons to pack light. If you can carry onto the airplane all you'll need for your next trip, you'll not only s...

5 Ways to Take Care of Fabrics While Traveling

Travelle | Posted 05.16.2016 | Travel
Travelle

While it's all very well to take a cashmere blanket on the plane, a merino sweater for a chilly night, or an angora cardigan for when the air conditioning gets a little too strong on another layover, when it comes to caring for these delicate materials, the picture gets a little fuzzier.

Got Your Back? The NEW Backpack

Dane Steele Green | Posted 05.10.2016 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

A good travel backpack isn't going to be particularly couture; there will be no multitude of straps or attention-getting devices. It will be easy pack, easy to unpack, and not be murder on the shoulders or lower back.

The Faithful Shopper: Basics and Beyond

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.01.2016 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

These are the shops where I know I can find it all and do it fast. I am all about organization and quality; finding it all under one roof is the cherry on top!

How to Pack in a Carry On: Travel Smarter

Amanda Pavlock | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
Amanda Pavlock

When I first met my husband, I told him I was the best packer.  He most likely thought in the beginning during those "courting" months as I like to c...

5 Travel Inventions You Just HAVE To Try

WHERE | Posted 02.22.2016 | Travel
WHERE

Traveling can get complicated with all the packing, keeping your phone or tablet charged, going through airports, flying, hotels and more. It helps travelers that there are some inventors who have worked to make the whole experience a little easier.

These Airline Tricks Will Make You Pay More For Your Checked Bags

Christopher Elliott | Posted 02.15.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

British Airways shouldn’t have charged Jim Arnold and his wife $400 for their checked bags. After all, the couple were flying from London to Newark ...

The 5 Most Useful Items in the History of Travel

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 02.08.2016 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

As someone who travels a lot, I can say with zero authority, but 100% certainty, that these are literally the most useful travel items ever made, since the beginning of time.

This Chart Shows Which Credit Cards Get Free Checked Bags

Map Happy | Posted 01.26.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

There are plenty of credit card/airline combinations that give holders the benefit of one or more free checked bags.

This Hands-Free Robot Suitcase Follows You Around The Airport

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.08.2016 | Travel

If you think your travel bag's cool because it has wheels that can roll a full 360 degrees, well, we've got a new definition of cool for you. Cool is ...

Nine Foolproof Tactics To Secure Overhead Bin Space

Map Happy | Posted 12.28.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

There's no such thing as fight or flight at 35,000 feet. Suspended in a holding pattern, or stuck on the tarmac, we lose all sense of our former selve...

Louis Vuitton, the Original Box-Maker

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 11.20.2015 | Style
Sidonie Sawyer

Who Was Louis Vuitton? When one thinks of Louis Vuitton, high-end fashion generally comes to mind, but the original trade of Mr. Vuitton was as a ded...

Retail Chatter #10

June Haynes | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
June Haynes

The common thread for a retailer, hotelier or restaurant is great service and experience; therefore, in the Caribbean, the challenge is keeping the core values consistent with its international counterparts.

How To Carry Your Luggage: Protect Your Posture In Style

Travelle | Posted 09.22.2015 | Travel
Travelle

Ladies have to be prepared for anything when traveling, and usually that entails dragging all of our beauty and style essentials around. So if your bags leave your body feeling tired and sore, it's time to reconsider how you carry them. Heavy luggage doesn't have to mean tough travels and achy arrivals anymore with these tips from Travelle.

Here's Where Luggage Goes After You Check It

Hipmunk | Posted 09.18.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

As you queue up in security with a carry-on and contemplate the trip ahead, your checked luggage is embarking on a journey of its own.

The Faithful Shopper: Services I Swear By

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.01.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Manhattan is brimming with all types of services, from high-end repair shops and cleaners to prime restorers and more, to keep all of your luxury and beloved belongings in top shape.

Video Shows What REALLY Happens To Your Checked Luggage

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel

When you hop on a plane and shuffle over strangers to get to your seat, chances are you've often wondered about your suitcase's whereabouts. We hate ...

See Spot Run Wild

Joseph P. Farrell | Posted 07.15.2016 | Comedy
Joseph P. Farrell

I could describe the shirt if I had to, but I don't know what I spilled on it or where the spill occurred, though we were probably at the airport eating fish tacos an hour after our flight was scheduled to leave, which it did, despite the fact that we weren't on it.