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Unique Decoration Helps Avert Luggage Theft

Thieves who stalk airport luggage carousels usually prefer nondescript bags. Then, if they’re caught, they can always claim they simply mistook the stolen items for their own property. One solution is to choose distinctive, memorable luggage. If you’re not eager … Continue reading

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5 Ways a Plain Tee Shirt Can Extend Your Travel Wardrobe

Packing just one solid-color tee shirt can greatly expand your clothing options, no matter what the purpose of your trip may be. Alone or under a sweater, a simple tee shirt worn with jeans or a travel skirt is perfect … Continue reading

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5 Do-It-Yourself-Laundry Options While Traveling

Part 2 in the series, “Doing Your Own Laundry on the Road” Last week looked at soaps available for washing your own clothing while you travel. This week we’ll look at the actual hand-laundry process. Self-laundry Options and Methods 1. … Continue reading

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Know Your Soaps for Travel Laundering

Part 1 in the series, “Doing Your Own Laundry on the Road” One key to packing light is being willing to wash a few clothing items on your trip so you don’t have to pack as much in the first … Continue reading

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An Entire Week’s Business Wardrobe in Just One Carryon

When I fly across the country each year to serve as guest professor at Taylor University, I do not check any luggage. I’ve devised a way to pack everything I need for the entire week in a business-casual environment—in freezing … Continue reading

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Lotion Bars Breeze Through Security

If your quart-size liquids bag is overstuffed, one item you can remove is hand lotion. Then pack a lotion bar instead. Being solid instead of liquid, the bar can remain in your carryon, handbag, or jacket pocket when you go … Continue reading

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Traveling Safely with Electronics

Just because electronic devices need protection when traveling doesn’t mean you have to shell out as much money for the carrier as you did for the device itself. You can be creative, protective, and frugal, all at the same time. … Continue reading

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