Review: The OMG from Lo & Sons

I was thrilled to receive the OMG* as a Christmas gift. I’d been looking for a bag that would fit all my carry-on needs but would be fashionable enough to use as an, albeit large, handbag for day use and the occasional meeting. I chose the OMG because of its interior organization and clean lines.…


Stocking Stuffers for Your Traveling Friends 

It’s that time again. Time to find little treasures for family and friends. If you’re buying for a traveler, you’re in luck. “Travel sized” is the perfect size for stockings! And any traveler would welcome a gift card towards a new adventure. Our favorite stocking stuffers-   


The Right ‘Personal Item’ for your Flight

We’ve all been there -finally settled into the seat when you realize your scarf – book – whatever – is in the overhead compartment. Your choice is now to do without your needed item, or squeeze back into the aisle, jostling your neighbors as you wrestle your bag from the packed bin, dig through it for…


Essentials for Surviving a Long Flight in Coach

A long flight is at once boring and exhausting. A First or Business Class seat allows you to stretch out, eat fine food and generally use the time as a spa day. And you get a pretty little bag full of goodies – everything from breath mints to shoe polish! Unfortunately most of us walk…


Travel Gear: An African Safari 2014

What to take for the trip of a lifetime? A trip where you’ll be fording the Okavango Delta one day and in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities the next? And a trip where you’re allowed a total of 44 lbs including camera equipment and personal items?? First we chose our duffles. No hard-sided…

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Travel Gear: Jordan and Egypt 2012

Our trip to Jordan and Egypt involved a few days of intense touring in Jordan, before the luxurious Abercrombie and Kent Egypt itinerary began. We’d be hiking in Petra one day and dining at the Four Seasons two days later. We had luggage weight recommendations and knew we’d have to store some items in Cairo…