How to Measure Carry-On Bags & more luggage questions (2023)

Getting ready to air travel is exciting; we pick our seats, plan our traveling outfits, and download some entertainment for the flight. And then we begin to pack. That's when we decide what bags to carry onboard the plane. And we start rationalizing... 'duffel bags will fit the bag sizer if they're squished a bit.' … Continue reading How to Measure Carry-On Bags & more luggage questions (2023)

25 Best Camera Bags for Women: Travel Approved (2022)

For many travelers, taking pictures is a highlight of their trip. Capturing memories in photographs is a way to keep the adventure alive forever. But how best to carry your favorite camera gear and keep it secure? We've reached out to women travelers and photographers to find their preferences for the best camera bags for … Continue reading 25 Best Camera Bags for Women: Travel Approved (2022)

15 Best Personal Carry-On Bags for Your Flight (2022)

We've all been there - finally settled into the seat when you realize your sweater - 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 … Continue reading 15 Best Personal Carry-On Bags for Your Flight (2022)

Carry-On vs Personal Item: how to manage your baggage allowance

You've booked your flight, decided on your travel wardrobe, and you're ready to pack. You've checked out the airline's website and see they limit you to bringing (for example) one "personal item," and/or one "carry-on bag" or "hand luggage" or "cabin baggage" on board the plane. What does all this mean? And how do you … Continue reading Carry-On vs Personal Item: how to manage your baggage allowance

Osprey Trailkit, duffel backpack designed for cyclists

We purchased the Osprey Trailkit for an overseas cycling trip. Osprey has a great reputation for making quality bags for adventures so we were excited to see a duffel designed with the cyclist in mind. The Trailkit is a 40 liter duffel/backpack weighing 1.93 lbs and easily fits most carry-on size restrictions. (bag is 22 … Continue reading Osprey Trailkit, duffel backpack designed for cyclists

24 Hours with the Tom Bihn Luminary Daypack

Loving my new EDC daypack, the Tom Bihn Luminary. It's small, 12 L in volume but, with some thought and Bihn's legendary organization system, adapts to most of my everyday activities. This is what I appreciate about the Tom Bihn travel bag line - the ability I have to customize the bag to my carry. … Continue reading 24 Hours with the Tom Bihn Luminary Daypack