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Summer Favorites

1. ElectroLight Backpack   2. Umbrella   3. Ice Mate Cool Towel   4. Water Repellent  5. ElectroLight Ditty Bag   6. Flat Cloth Tape   7. Duffel   8. Water-Resistant Pouch   9. Travel Cup   10. Paracord   11. WaterSeals Waterproof Pouch   12. Dry Cylinder   13. Poncho

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Vacationing in Germany and Italy (Part 2)

This is part 2 of Rocky’s journey through Europe. Read part 1 here!We first visited Vicenza where a good friend lives for two days, and from there we moved to Venice for two days and then headed to Rome and spent three days there. From Rome we spent a day in Florence before moving to Siena for two days. From [...]

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The Future of Organized Packing

Growing up going to an eight-week overnight camp can turn one into an expert packer. Not expert in the sense of knowing exactly what clothes and items are necessary for two months away from home, but expert in the sense that one learns how to stuff every possible piece of clothing, shoe, or "tchotchke" from your bedroom into two [...]

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Vacationing in Germany and Italy

As a retired soldier, I am able to use my Space Available Travel benefit, which allows me to basically fly for free on military-chartered aircraft as space is available. Therefore, I decided to take my son to Europe during the spring break of his senior year in high school. We successfully departed from Ft. Campbell, Kentucky on March 10th with [...]

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How to Avoid Overweight Luggage Fees

We’ve all seen that person who has to frantically transfer belongings between suitcases to avoid overweight fees (or been that person ourselves!), but you can ensure that this doesn’t happen to you (again?) by following these simple tips. 1. If you'll be bringing home more than you brought (and most of us do), pack a lightweight, collapsible bag rather [...]

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Kayaking/Canoeing Tips for Beginners

Kayaking and canoeing are multifaceted outdoor activities that can be used to both relax on the water and get a good workout. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to go but don’t know the first thing about them. Here are some beginners’ tips to get you started. 1. Always check the weather. Even if you’re determined on going, and you've had it [...]

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Traveling with Money

Whether you’re carrying cash or credit cards, using money abroad can be complicated. Read these tips to see how you can minimize the chance of racking up big fees. Before traveling abroad, take small amounts of foreign currency to handle ground transportation and tipping. Be careful of transaction fees when you convert money, whether you’re at a hotel, bank, or airport. There’s often a fee [...]

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​Preparing for a Flight

Flying can be stressful for anyone, so it’s important to be as thoroughly prepared as possible. Take a look at these ideas to see how you can ensure a smooth flight. Each airline has its own rules about traveling with infants, electronic equipment, and carry-on luggage. To avoid hassles, have [...]

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