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President Hopes to Raise Enplanement Fees

No Comments 26 February 2015

The President’s 2016 proposed budget is out and, in it, he proposes to increase enplanement fees from $4.50 to $8.00, and while no one wants to see increases in airline fees, the travel industry applauds his suggestion. The reason President Barack Obama wants the increase in charges is to fund updates to the nation’s air travel infrastructure. […]

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Selfie Stick Eliminates Asking Strangers to Take Your Picture

1 Comment 13 February 2015

No more asking a stranger to take your picture when on vacation. Selfie sticks are a relatively new accessory that lets you take quality selfies from further away. T hey were once known as monopods and were mostly used in extreme sports to capture the action. But now these sticks are designed to work with […]

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Delsey Helium Aero

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Delsey Helium Aero: Lightweight, Durable, and Expandable

1 Comment 30 January 2015

Whether you travel a little or it’s a regular part of your life, finding luggage that is durable, lightweight, easy to maneuver, and can still hold a lot can be a challenge. Delsey’s 29″ Lightweight Hardside Spinner fits the bill and does it with a size that’s an inch shy of the checked baggage restrictions, so […]

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7 Tips to Keep You Safe When Traveling Alone

No Comments 21 January 2015

Not everyone is cut out to travel alone, but some find the experience offers benefits. For one, your itinerary is yours and yours alone. If shopping is your thing, you can literally take advantage of every boutique and shop, or if you prefer, you can linger in an art museum or breeze through at your […]

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Travel Must-Have: S’well Bottles

No Comments 31 December 2014

We like our coffee hot and our water cold, but lugging around two separate vessels isn’t very travel-friendly. Enter S’well Bottles, a multi-use bottle that promises to keep hot liquids hot and cold liquids cold. Like a nalgene and thermos all rolled into one, S’well bottles use a double-walled stainless steel design to keep drinks cold for 24 […]

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Agave Lip Mask from Bite Beauty

1 Comment 26 December 2014

Traveling can wreak havoc on your skin and leave your lips dry and flaky. While we never leave home without a trusty tube of lip balm, we’ll admit that sometimes we need something a little stronger. Lately, we’ve taken to protecting our pout with Bite Beauty’s Agave Lip Mask. The petroleum-free formula is packed full of […]

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Clean Your Jewelry on the Go with Bling Wipes

1 Comment 25 December 2014

Your baubles should be brilliant, even when you’re on the go. That’s the thought behind Bling Wipes, a company that sells individually packaged cloths coated in a cleaning solution. The wipes remove oil, make-up, lotion and other residue that gathers on and dulls the appearance of jewelry. The wipes are safe to use on diamonds, gold, […]

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Caudalie Divine Oil

No Comments 22 December 2014

As frequent travelers and beauty product junkies, we’re all for saving suitcase space without sacrificing style, which is why we’re always on the lookout for multi-use products. Our latest obsession? Caudalie Divine Oil. This aptly-named dry oil from French skincare brand Caudalie really is like a beauty Swiss army knife. Smooth over dry skin, soften […]

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Solo Travelers: It’s Nice to Be Alone In Paris

No Comments 17 December 2014

Paris may have a reputation of being for lovers, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy it solo. It’s Nice to Be Alone in Paris, a fold-out map published by Herb Lester Associates, shows single visitors how to side-step candlelit bistros and lover’s walks in favor of Parisian spots best explored solo. The mini guide […]

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Air Travel with Your Bird

1 Comment 15 December 2014

Most of the time when we hear talk of a pet owner traveling on a plane with their pet, people think of dogs or cats. Often, those are the two pets accepted by airlines. However, there are times bird owners find themselves in situations requiring them to travel with their pet, too, and finding the […]

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