I started seeing hard-side suitcases with spinning wheels about 4 years ago. Then, it was definitely a cue that the person smoothly wheeling through the airport was a frequent traveler. Now, these are becoming the most popular type of luggage, and for good reason. The hard sides slide very easily into overhead compartments and protect
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Several months ago I ran a poll and asked my readers what they wanted from The Voyageer: more personalized writing, or more general stuff like itineraries and reviews? The result was split 50/50, so in this post I’ll share the decision-making process that I use when planning an elaborate international trip. Maybe it will help
This review of the Patagonia Ascensionist 35L is from Doug, a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team. Find out how to have your post featured here! My love of the outdoors led me into Patagonia fandom several years ago, a great brand that makes excellent products. As I started looking for a bag that could be used for
Christmas seems like it was ages and ages ago—and it was! I have been impatiently waiting for a reason to use the suitcase my parents gave me back in December. Finally, finally, my husband and I booked a weekend trip to Portland and I got to take my new hard shell spinning suitcase on its inaugural
My regular readers will notice I am really on a Mexico kick. I’ve been to Mexico City, Tijuana, and Guanajuato all within one year! Today I’ll provide you with comparisons between the various Mexican airline companies so you can make an informed decision as you evaluate travel options. Our southern neighbor is close, inexpensive, full of
I traveled with Doug and a couple of friends, and like we did last time we used the Cross Border Xpress (CBX) to fly from Tijuana to central Mexico. Just like last time, it was so easy. Perhaps easier than the first time since I knew what to expect.
Traveling is many things: it is excitement, adventure, for some traveling is work, for others it means being closer to loved ones. Whatever the reason you travel, one thing is certain: You will spend a great deal of time in airports. Unless you are one of the lucky few with access to first-class travel lounges
So earlier this week I wrote about a cool tool on Southwest’s website for checking how many points or “miles” it takes to get somewhere. I am by no means a points master; you can find plenty of other writers explaining “the game” and how to work the system. This isn’t one of those posts.
Sorry everyone, but it appears that this tool has been removed from the Southwest website! I’ve searched high and low, and can’t find it. If you are looking to maximize your Southwest Rapid Rewards points, here’s a different handy tool to play with! I’ve recently been getting into the idea of earning airline miles towards
Hey Dudes! (And Ladies! I’m from California so I can call everybody ‘dude’) I am working on a series that I’m really excited about: I’m opening the floor to guest contributors. My husband Doug has already written a post for The Voyageer, and since he’s my favorite travel buddy there will probably be more posts