Check it in or Carry it on? Some do’s and Don’ts!

Check it in or Carry it on? Some do’s and Don’ts!

In today’s post 9/11 world of travel you would think the obvious would be…well, obvious. But the number of confiscated items at any gate in the country would astound you. While people know that guns or knives are strictly forbidden, the numbers of people who store...
Top 10 travel tips this winter.

Top 10 travel tips this winter.

Every day hundreds of Canadians are lining up for charter flights to the sun destinations we have come to love in Mexico and the Caribbean. We dream about these vacations all year and yearn for them the first day temperatures re-introduce us to a Canadian winter. And...
Five Charged Up Questions About Travel Electricity.

Five Charged Up Questions About Travel Electricity.

Most people want to take an electric shaver, hair dryer, flat iron, or other electrical appliance with them when they travel overseas. Laptop computers, camera chargers, and cell phones especially, are often ‘must have’ items for vacations and business trips. Yet most...
LUG…Inspiring Travel Ideas From A Unique Company.

LUG…Inspiring Travel Ideas From A Unique Company.

For many years I had the privilege of selling a wide range of LUG products, both travel and day to day items. From the day they came out they showed they were going to be a contender in the marketplace. Then when Oprah started to like them and kept mentioning them as...
Top 10 Important Travel Planning tips.

Top 10 Important Travel Planning tips.

I am often asked for travel tips as readers look for any information that will make their travels safer, more comfortable and hassle free. Here are my top 10 tips to include in your travel planning. Take steps to stay healthy. Travelers to high risk countries need to...
Some Travel Tips Are Helpful. Some can save your life!

Some Travel Tips Are Helpful. Some can save your life!

Most of the travel tips I provide add comfort and a level of security for your trips. Others are much more important to ensure you are not unwittingly placed into stressful and frustrating situations. These are easy suggestions to incorporate into your travel plans,...
Check It In Or Carry It On? Some Important Travel Tips!

Check It In Or Carry It On? Some Important Travel Tips!

In today’s heightened terrorist alert period, airport security is especially tight. You would think the obvious would be…well, obvious. But the number of confiscated items at any gate in the country would astound you. While people know that guns or knives are strictly...
Buying Luggage? Use These 3 Criteria to Evaluate.

Buying Luggage? Use These 3 Criteria to Evaluate.

  You walk into a luggage department and look at a sea of luggage in front of you. Flipping over a couple of tags you notice one piece is $70 and another of exactly the same size is $700 or more. What’s the difference? You know there has to be something that...
Luggage Cleaning. Luggage Buying. A Few Tips.

Luggage Cleaning. Luggage Buying. A Few Tips.

You go out and buy the best luggage you can afford and you want it to last.  After a few trips it is scuffed and dirty, and nothing like the merchandised piece you picked off the shelf. And you want it clean again.  You come off the plane in Italy and you think the...