Archive for the ‘Packing & Wardrobe’ Category

Five Ways to Manage Holiday Travel

Five Ways to Manage Holiday Travel
By Kayleigh Minicozzi LG Contributor Carolers are out in the snow, sugar plum fairies are dancing and jolly old St. Nick can be found in almost every department store across the country. Reality is the holiday season isn’t approaching, it’s pounced and we’re smack dab in the middle of it. Along...
December 22nd, 2010 | Extras, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

The Best Holiday Travel Beauty Products

The Best Holiday Travel Beauty Products
By Holly C. Corbett, LG Executive Editor On a trip to the Turks and Caicos to escape the snow, I opted to carry my luggage onboard to avoid checked baggage fees (and the risk of lost luggage!). Whether you’re flying home for the holidays or traveling in search of some sun this season, here is a round...
December 14th, 2010 | Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty | Read More

What to Pack: Rio de Janiero, Brazil

By Erin Griffith LG Correspondent It’s romantic, it’s chaotic, it’s beautiful and gritty. It’s Rio, baby! If you’re visiting the city for one of Rio’s many upcoming global events—the 2016 Olympics, the 2014 World Cup, or February’s Carnival—you may be best off in a haz-mat suit, sequined...
December 13th, 2010 | Brazil, Extras, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style | Read More

Holiday Wish List: 7 Best Travel Backpacking Gear Gifts

Holiday Wish List: 7 Best Travel Backpacking Gear Gifts
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Take good notes ladies because it’s December and Santa’s sleigh has your name on its destination ticket 20 days from now. That’s less than three weeks to drop holiday wish list hints to boyfriends, husbands, parents and Santa himself. Chances are you’ve...
December 2nd, 2010 | Backpacking & Trekking, Extras, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style | Read More

3 Treatments For Effortless On-The-Road Beauty

3 Treatments For Effortless On-The-Road Beauty
When you’re traveling, you want to spend less time getting dressed and more time exploring your destination—but you still want to look pretty! Check out these three beauty treatments recommended by Yael Halaas M.D.; a board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon in New York City, to...
November 30th, 2010 | Packing & Wardrobe, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Air Travel News 11.30.10

Air Travel News 11.30.10
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up. Not So Glamorous A pilot’s life sure isn’t what it...
November 30th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Canada, Family & Kid Travel, Leaving & Coming Home, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

How to Live Better Out of a Backpack

How to Live Better Out of a Backpack
By Sarah Brown LG  Travel Correspondent If you’ve ever been, or even contemplated going, on a serious backpacking trip, you know there’s an art to packing up. But whether you’re grabbing a Jansport for a weekend jaunt or heading out for three months to tour Southeast Asia, deciding exactly...
November 29th, 2010 | Backpacking & Trekking, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

What to Pack: Buenos Aires, Argentina

What to Pack: Buenos Aires, Argentina
By Erin Griffith LG Correspondant With its chic shopping districts, sophisticated European flair, and very own Fashion Week, Buenos Aires is one of South America’s most stylish cities. Here’s how to dress like a local without overpacking or—gasp—underdressing. November is springtime for...
November 15th, 2010 | Argentina, Central and South America, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Fashion Travel Tip: Bangkok’s Backpacker-Style Blunders

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor This backpacker in Bangkok scored her clothes from the garbage. Not kidding. Sure, city smog, sleeping on trains, washing (and rewashing) clothes in hostel sinks tends to wear on the wardrobe. Understandably, style is probably a low priority for most backpackers since backpacking...
October 21st, 2010 | Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Ultralight Backpacking Gear: Warm Up with GoLite for Winter

Ultralight Backpacking Gear: Warm Up with GoLite for Winter
The unspoken cardinal rule of backpacking goes something like this: “carry only what you need in thy pack, no more, no less. Pack half of what you think you need. And for goodness sake, save the heavy stuff for another trip.”  Essentially, ultralight backpacking gear is a must. Fall is in...
October 14th, 2010 | Packing & Wardrobe, Travel Products & Services | Read More