Travel: What I Pack

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*this blog contains an affiliate link MOBILE HOMES This piece was originally published in September 2017 but I soon found it needed an update and links. Depending on whether it’s a short break or a full on global relocation I will pack accordingly. In the latter instance however my three bags are my home; a house on wheels (minus the proverbial kitchen sink).  Changes to full service airline baggage rules means that I now need to reconfigure some of the contents for flight and some are now charging for more…read more


Travel: Are AMERICAN TOURISTER Bags Worth the Money?

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TESTING THE DESIGN ‘American Tourister products are rigorously tested to ensure that the travel products you trust meet stringent standards.’ from American Tourist website. Now I don’t know what their rigorous tests involve but they can’t do too much where the wheels are concerned or they need me to conduct their rigorous tests. Granted the beautiful wheely bag I bought a year ago was not intended for the cobbled lanes and uneven pavements of old town Europe (see the What I Pack blog). Nor the patterned pavements of Spain, the…read more

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