Tag Archives: Packing

Top Packing Tips

a suitcase with clothes in it
image from Fodor’s

Everyone seems to have their opinion when it comes to packing.

Rolling or folding your clothes, carry-on or checking your bags, wheeled luggage or a backpack. These are some of the choices you need to make when packing for a trip whether it’s for business or pleasure.

For me, I tend to roll my clothes, check my bag and travel with a backpack. The rare times that I’ve traveled without Kim, I’ve brought a carry-on.

I recently came across an article sharing Top Packing Tips from Fodor’s Readers. These tips aren’t really about how to pack. They are more about things to do or bring to help make packing easier. Continue reading Top Packing Tips

Product Review: The Hoboroll

a blue sleeping bag and a blue blanket
photo credit: Gobi Gear

A few months back I was offered a product to try out and review by Gobi Gear called the Hoboroll. The Hoboroll is “the first luggage organizer that provides compression of items as well as multiple storage compartments”.
I’m always looking for ways to make travel easier and organizing things simpler so I was happy to accept the offer.
A little about the Hoboroll:

  • Five compartments to organize your things
  • Made from lightweight nylon so it doesn’t add much weight
  • It can reduce packed volume by up to 50%
  • Compression: two straps/ clips across the middle
  • Can be opened/ closed from either side
  • Can be used as a stand alone item thanks to the shoulder strap or be placed inside a larger bag.

Continue reading Product Review: The Hoboroll