Review of the PacSafe Citysafe 200 travel purse I purchased a new travel purse for a recent trip, the Pacsafe Citysafe 200 (Pacsafe Luggage Citysafe 200 Gii Handbag, Black). Choosing it for its size and safety features, how did this travel handbag fare? When it comes to finding the perfect travel handbag, I always feel a little […]
Packing tips for women
Before my Continental Carry-On even arrived, it occurred to me that Lipault bags appear to be made for the Travel Belle. Known for their feather-weight design and offered in an olio of jazzy colors, their looks alone made us want to hop a plane to somewhere gorgeous and spicy. But first impressions can be deceiving. We wanted to know how would […]
Today I’ve got an article up over at Plum Deluxe on planning a far flung multigenerational trip. I especially enjoyed having the chance to interview a childhood friend who over the past several years has traveled with three generations of her family to Egypt and the the Galapagos Islands. Also new this week I’ve got a […]
Pretty and Practical Travel Wear Staying fashionable while traveling is one of the most difficult things to do, especially when you get dressed and think “If only I had that purple scarf with me…” The best thing you can do to avoid this sense of regret is plan ahead when packing. Before any trip – […]
Sherry Laskin, the Cruise Maven, tells why going on a cruise is still a good idea and value for your next vacation – and shows us how to do it in Travel Belle style.
Expert traveler and suitcase packer Jody Hanson on how to pack light for a month-long adventure My theory has long been that if you can’t sort things into bags, you likely don’t need them. The task was to figure out which bags were essential for a month-long trip – November 30 to December 30, 2011 […]
Travel Belles know that exploring the world has it rewards: seeing beautiful scenery, meeting new people, experiencing different cultures and, of course, trying the delicious flavors of other countries. Still, we also recognize that adventures often come with challenges, especially when traveling alone. With the right kind of preparation, though, you can minimize or even […]