Tumi Arcadia International Expandable Carry-On

by Emeri Callahan

Jan 4, 2019

© Bluesmart Inc.

Reviews / Other

Is there anything worse than running through the airport to try and catch your flight, when your suitcase wheel malfunctions or your handle breaks? Good, quality luggage that won’t let you down is one way to make catching flights easier and multiple layovers more palatable. With Tumi, that means shelling out some serious cash in order to take home the highest quality suitcase.

 

I recently purchased the Tumi Arcadia International Expandable Carry-On from the Ashton collection. With a sleek, dark grey fabric it gives off a modern and luxurious feel with a sporty, sophisticated attitude. I purchased the suitcase for weekend trips to take as a carry-on and took it on its maiden voyage on a flight from San Diego, California, to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

 

Let’s talk about the features first. For the interior: The suitcase has a front zipper that gives you access directly into the inside compartment, convenient for pulling out a sweatshirt mid-flight. If you have a suit jacket or nice dress you want to stay wrinkle-free, there’s a hanger bracket ready for you. The blue interior is beautiful, it has three mesh pockets and tie-down straps to make packing a dream. For the exterior: The main compartment has a zipper expansion to give you more room if needed, fine leather accents and four dual-spinning wheels to glide along easily as you run through the airport.

 

I judge the quality of a suitcase based on it’s wheels and zippers. In both cases, this suitcase knocks it out of the park. The price mark is extremely high, nearly $2,000, but you get what you pay for in terms of quality and warranty. If you’re looking for an exceptional, lifelong carry-on suitcase that will make you feel like a million bucks, Tumi is a winner. If you’re looking for good quality at a fraction of the cost, check out Away.

 

 

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Tips / Travel
Aug 23, 2019

Tips for Buying Travel Insurance

Deciding to purchase travel insurance can either be a lifesaver or a waste of money, depending on your personal circumstances, your travel experience and the company you choose to purchase insurance from. Before you decide whether travel insurance is right for you, consider the following tips.

Work and Play in Italy

Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.

Destinations / Europe
Aug 23, 2019

Getting Around Sicily

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean and some of the distances between places of interest are quite long.

Products / Entertainment
Aug 23, 2019

Apps for Learning New Skills

It’s best practice to learn new skills and constantly develop yourself. Making personal goals that might have nothing to do with a career is a good thing to do. These personal goals could be learning a new language, starting a yoga class or learning how to cook. To complete these goals, you need the right tools in place. The tools can be a large variety of different things, from books to movies to apps. The trend for consuming information is to download an app to fulfill those needs. Luckily, there are many apps geared toward teaching new skills.

Leave Troublesome Rideshare Worries Behind

We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.

Under $100 / Europe
Aug 22, 2019

Under $100: Tropea, Italy

Something of a hidden gem, the town of Tropea is a must-see if you are in the Calabria region of Italy.