Before sitting beside me, my seat mate withdrew her carry-on bag and lifted it with great care. She set it on her lap and pressed it gently with her palms. The outside pocket seemed to undulate beneath her hand. This is what happens when I get up too early, I thought.
Finding the perfect holiday gift isn't always easy. And if you've got college students on your list, it can be difficult to think beyond those two staples -- cash and gift cards. Below are a few stocking stuffers they might not expect, but could be grateful for down the road.
We were stopping in London on the way, and our itinerary included summer-hot, urban Tokyo as well as several provincial towns where we expected the weather to be cooler and where we certainly didn't need dressy outfits. How to pack for it all without hassle? Here's the secret.
Aside from the fear of never seeing my luggage again, the other reason I don't check bags is because I loathe waiting for them when I finally arrive at my destination. So I was really interested to hear that American Airlines is now offering baggage delivery to its passengers.
Before you jump to the conclusion that airlines are merely trying to force you to check your bag and collect a checked bag fee, consider: Heavy bags can indeed become dangerous when they fall from bins.