Long vacations mean extra packing, but bringing those extra bags can be a hassle. Many airports are starting to charge for luggage carts, and unless you planon dragging a suitcase on each arm, you like to keep your hands free as a traveler. Luckily, Train Reaction provides a solution with their luggage stabilizing device.
The Train Reaction is a plastic, ladder-like gadget that is an ingenious, low-tech way of lightening the load. Two rolling suitcases are linked together at the top, letting the bags link together like a train. When you tip your bag forward, the suitcase behind it will move in synchronization and rest on the first bag, distributing the weight in an efficient manner that feels much lighter than a luggage cart. Movement is smooth and natural, allowing you to move two suitcases easily with one hand, though sharp turning does requires a bit of care.
The product can be used with rolling suitcases of any size, and you can link bags of different sizes together, though the device works most efficiently by pairing luggage of similar proportions. The Train Reaction is made in the United States and comes in black and pink. You can learn more at TrainReaction.com.
Traveling to exotic locales often means contending with unusual weather. Americans tend to enjoy a fairly moderate climate, which means your body doesn’t always adapt when you head to places like Africa or South America. So, how do you keep yourself from sweating and stinking up a new city? Try these tips.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
I arrived in Dallas on a cloudy afternoon and, luckily, traffic was light as I drove my rental car into the city in just less than 30 minutes. The Hotel Joule was built in the 1920s in the Neo-Gothic style and is a city landmark in the heart of the business district.
Nicknamed “The Last Great Race,” The Iditarod is a grueling, long-distance sled dog race from Anchorage, Alaska, to Nome. It’s an incredible race that both humans and dogs train for all year. It takes a lot of strength and teamwork to be able to complete the race, let alone win. The person who directs the dogs, or mushers, must be prepared for all situations. Mushers are on their own during the race and face challenges as they occur.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.