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Posts Tagged ‘ packing ’

Essentials for Any Weekend Getaway

June 21, 2012

I’m gearing up to head out of town for the weekend for some much-needed relaxation, and it got me thinking about travel essentials. These are the things I always bring with me, no matter how close home still is or how short a trip I’m planning. I’m leaving out toiletries, medications, etc. etc. etc....
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Travel Gadget: SteriPen

July 21, 2011
Travel Gadget: SteriPen

Confession time: I’m not a world traveler like my dad is. He took me on some great adventures when I was a kid, but as an adult, I have a decided homebody streak. Weird. But I do like to spend time outside, and I recently found a product that I think world travelers would...
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Travel Gadget: The Dog Zapper

July 20, 2011
Travel Gadget: The Dog Zapper

Here’s another travel gadget favorite of mine. It’s not the sort of thing I want to have a frequent need for. But the one time I really did need it, it worked as advertised and saved my daughter and me from a very bad experience. I call it my “Dog Zapper.” It’s a handheld...
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Travel Gadgets

July 14, 2011
Travel Gadgets

I love travel gadgets. I buy them by the bucketful. All in the name of saving space, cutting weight, and having miracles at my fingertips. Of course, by the time I collect all my travel gadgets and array them for inspection and look at the bag I pulled out to pack for the trip,...
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Hats in Interesting Places

July 1, 2011
Hats in Interesting Places

It’s Friday, which means time for more customer stories. This week we’re focusing on tales of hats that wound up in interesting places. BBB has had a large number of international clients and Panama hats make great travel companions, so we’ve gotten some really wonderful photos and stories of hats from all around the...
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Pack Heavy

June 20, 2011
Pack Heavy

We’ve heard it and read it a thousand times. It has become a sacred mantra of travel: pack light, pack light, pack light. And I have. Somewhat obsessive by nature, I learned to be a world class ounce shaver. I’ve cut two inches off the handles of toothbrushes. I’ve printed my itinerary in type...
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