Win a Cross-Trek 22” Wheeled Carry-On Duffel from Granite Gear!

Granite Gear

UPDATE: Congratulations to our winner, reader Eva Gillespie! Have you ever said no to free travel gear? In our latest contest, we’re teaming up with Minnesota-based Granite Gear to offer one lucky reader a chance to snag a great, top-of-the-line travel carry-on from their new Cross-Trek collection—which isn’t available until August! Here’s more on the bag, which will be […]

Scottevest 13th Anniversary Sale: 40% off today through Friday

Scottevest sale

Scottevest, one of my favorite brands anywhere and whose gear I wear almost every time I travel, is celebrating its 13th anniversary in a big way: by offering 14 of its top-selling items for 40% off for two full days. Use the promo code “13ANN” to lock it in. The sale starts today and runs […]

Confessions of a Power Hungry Travel Writer

FatCat Portable Cell Charger

I have a confession to make. I am a power monger. Hungry for power, cell phone power, that is. Not sure if it’s because I have a ‘vintage’ 3G iPhone with a lousy battery or I am simply a cell phone abuser, but my phone is almost always flashing the annoying ‘low battery’ alert. When […]

Travel Contests: Win a Trip to Hong Hong

Hong Kong Travel Contest

This week’s featured travel contests: Win a $4,000 Round Trip Ticket to Hong Kong from Cathay Pacific! Win a Family Vacation at Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay Resort & Spa Win a Night in Disneyland’s Exclusive Dream Suite Win $400 worth of Travel Gear United: Win a trip to cheer on Team USA at the London […]