Most travel advice articles will remind you temperatures can vary when traveling, especially if flying is involved. The best way to prepare for this, of course, is to wear layers. But what if you only had to wear one layer, with enough fabric to cover you and the capability to don and remove more easily than a bulky sweater or coat?
The Arrivals, a clothing brand based in New York City, sells an oversized scarf constructed to meet all your transit apparel needs. Measuring 90 inches by 16 inches, the Høllen scarf (or essentially a wearable blanket) is made of a heavy-duty, alpaca-blend fabric not only insulating and warming, but also water repellant. The blend is 50 percent Peruvian alpaca and 50 percent acrylic, ensuring considerable warmth and comfort, yet without the potential to become overheated.
When your airplane blanket just doesn’t provide enough warmth or surface area to cover your napping body, this giant scarf makes up for it, and then some. Wrap it around multiple times to wear as a traditional scarf, or spread it across your body for a mid-air nap.
Available in grey and black, the scarf retails at $95 and can be purchased only on The Arrivals website. Shipping is available within the United States and to select international destination.
The Alamo was a place occupied by Spanish settlers, and an important part of the early stages of Texas’s war for independence from Mexico. The Spanish settlers established a military and prepared for a fight. During the early stages of the war, a group of Texan soldiers ambushed and took over the Alamo from the Mexican military and gained control of San Antonio. Shortly after, the Mexican military gained control once again. The Battle of The Alamo went on for years and eventually ended with the Texans winning.
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.
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.