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The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Women Who Love to Travel

Marco Verch/Flickr Looking to get a gift for the woman in your life who loves travel as much as she loves you? Check out our curated holiday shopping suggestions. We’ve got everything from cozy and stylish clothes to a waterproof e-reader to retro-inspired wireless headphones — plus a few surprises she’ll love on the road…

Our 9 Favorite Cross-Body Bags for Travel

A cross-body bag ranks just as high on the necessary-travel-items scale as comfy walking shoes, a scarf or sarong, and a portable phone charger. Actually, cross-body bags aren’t so much travel essentials as they are life essentials. Meant to be worn on one side of the body, they feature long (usually adjustable) straps that stretch…

Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide for 2020

We are here to help you shop for the avid (and aspiring) travelers still left on your holiday gift list. Take a look at our top last-minute gift ideas — curated for procrastinators, loved by travelers. If your holiday budget is tight, don’t fret, as we’ve made sure every item costs less than $100. (And…

5 of the Best Weekender Bags

For your next 48-hour adventure, ditch the full-size, half-empty rolling suitcase for a versatile weekender bag. Typically made from canvas or nylon, spacious weekenders are meant to contain two or three days’ worth of clothes, accessories, shoes, and toiletries in a top-zip main compartment with double handles. They’re perfect for overnights and road trips; if…

9 Perfect Pieces of Luggage for Kids

Traveling with children has its rewards — fun family bonding, seeing the world through your kid’s eyes, and losing yourself in a childlike sense of adventure, to name a few. It also comes with a tiny challenge: packing and schlepping a lot of extra stuff. Make that part of the journey a little easier on…

The 9 Best Stocking Stuffers for Travelers

Marco Verch/Flickr Stockings are arguably the best part of Christmas morning. Tradition says that St. Nicholas put gold coins in socks that were hanging by the fireplace to dry. And while we certainly wouldn’t turn down any surprise gold coins, we’d probably use them to book a flight. No offense to St. Nick, but we…

What to Pack for a Hotel Staycation

Usually when we check into a hotel, we enjoy the room for all of 10 minutes before running off to whatever conference/tour/family reunion/wedding festivity we’re in town for. Sound familiar? It’s time to commune with the hotel room you’ve paid for, for once, and wallow in the restorative delight of a hotel staycation. Pack your…

The 13 Best Holiday Gifts for Cruise Lovers

If you still haven’t found the perfect present for the cruise fanatic on your list, have no fear. We’ve amassed a bounty of items at all different prices. These suit avid cruisers and newbies alike, whether they enjoy trips to the Caribbean or Mediterranean, or are just doing a little nautical dreaming. Take a look…

15 Stocking Stuffers for a Sexy Getaway

Whether you’ve been nice or naughty this year, we’ve got some sexy (NSFW!) stocking stuffer ideas that will help you have one hot holiday season. These sex toys are varied enough to please everyone, from the newest of novices to the pickiest of pros.

16 Best Amazon Travel Gifts Under $50

‘Tis the season to start thinking about how you can help the travelers on your gift list. As frequent travelers ourselves, we’ve put together some of the best Amazon presents for $50 and under. These products prove that you don’t have to spend a fortune to give the gift of a better vacation. From in-flight…