Broken zippers got you down? Feel the need to travel with duct tape? Perhaps this is the year you need to release all that old baggage and acquire some new. Since we now must pay to check our bags, or alternatively haul them on the plane with us, they should at least put a little … Read more
Another Travel Belle’s tips on how to pack a suitcase (because, hey, we’re all different, and the challenge of packing is never-ending) Even if you are a person who “needs” two huge suitcases and a portable jewelry box to go away for the weekend, there is hope. Think small, portable and cute. A carry-on size … Read more
A girls only hiking trip is always a barrel of laughs. You’re out in the open with a group of girls who – all in their own way – know exactly how to have fun. There will be deep chats along the way, too, and a lot of inspiring conversation also. But, when it comes … Read more
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 a plethora 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 … Read more
Review of the PacSafe Citysafe 200 travel purse I purchased a new travel purse for a recent trip, the Pacsafe Citysafe 200 (specifically, [easyazon_link keywords=”Pacsafe Luggage Citysafe 200 Gii Handbag Black” locale=”US” tag=”tbelles-20″]Pacsafe Luggage Citysafe 200 Gii Handbag in Black[/easyazon_link]). My need for a new travel purse was two-fold: Having recently downsized cameras to an [easyazon_link keywords=”Olympus micro … Read more
Travel gear comes and goes. But the memories associated with it remain. If there’s one piece of gear that to me holds my dearest memories it is my 15L Dakine Wonder backpack.
I think it might be a lingering effect of the London Olympics, but this season navy (the color, not the flotilla) is everywhere. Here are a few things in this season’s “it” color to inspire you to travel fashionably and keep all other manner of blues away. 1. At once practical and chic, a scarf … Read more
You there – you know who you are. You think you know everything there is to know about how to pack a suitcase? When you travel, do you bring a pile of luggage that would make Joan Collins blush? Perhaps you fret about surviving without a full closet, so you fit as much as possible into … Read more