June, 2012

Home to tundra flora, fauna, and polar bears Churchill, Manitoba, on the shore of Hudson Bay, is a destination outdoor enthusiasts journey to for almost every season.

Pack everything from parkas to binoculars in your Samsonite xSpace 3 piece set required for making a unique Canadian travel connection. Due to Churchill’s remote location – no roads exist – the best way to get there is with Via Rail from Winnipeg. Continue Reading »

Casablanca, for many classic movie devotees the name immediately conjures up memories of the famous 1942 love story that starred Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.

“Casa” as it is called by modern residents and visitors still weaves the magic to many who choose to come to this Moroccan city in North Africa. Although Rabat serves as the Kingdom of Morocco’s capital city, Casa remains its leading metropolis due, in part, to its location on the Atlantic Ocean and as one of the world’s largest artificial ports. Continue Reading »

Ancient Mayans on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula were among the first sun worshipers. Centuries later thousands sun and surf devotees also head to the area. They flock to the state of Quintana Roo, also known as the Riviera Maya, and in particular the city of Cancun.

Are you among them?

Then grab your suntan lotion, shades, a swimsuit or two and flip flops and toss them into Delsey Helium Colours Carry On 4 Wheel Trolley.  It comes in a variety of colors including lime like the one you will have clinging to the side of an ice cold beer (or cervaza) waiting for you upon your arrival.

Cancun is the most popular hub. Its tourism history began as a 1970s’ government project when few people lived on a then coconut plantation. During the past four decades, the industry has exploded to include grand hotels, quaint B&Bs, and other types of accommodation. Continue Reading »

Time has come to fill the Samsonite Maneuver 21″ Carry on Spinner with bathing suits, shorts, tops, and sun block and say “Aloha!”

Packed with wondrous pursuits for everyone the Hawaiian island of Oahu is today’s destination. Known as “the gathering place”  the island, 26 miles long and just 44 miles in diameter, it is a diversity of tropical oasis, big city living and a surfer’s paradise.

Honolulu serves as the state’s capital and ranks up with New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles with having the most hi-rises. Among the stunning views seen from those towering windows are the Ala Moana district with its business and shopping streets, the beaches of Waikiki and the striking Diamond Head. Continue Reading »

As the nation’s oldest capital city New Mexico’s Santa Fe also tops the lists as one of the most historic from three predominate eras – Native American, Hispanic and western expansion. In addition, the small city close to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains is also a constant source of inspiration for artists, writers, and believers in all things metaphysical.

Packing the right clothes and gear for a multi-dimensional destination requires luggage with plenty of pockets. The Travelpro T-Pro BOLD 22″ Exp. Rollaboard ,with its multiple interior pockets, keeps swim suits separated from biking shorts and dress shirts from colorful Ts. Continue Reading »

Happiness comes from travel, and for many the consumption of ice cream equally boosts one’s mood upwards.

Combine the two for a joyous journey, where the Kipling Tegan Small Wheeled Duffel (or Kipling Tegan Large for increased capacity) is the bag to bring. Its U-Zip main compartment, interior zippered mesh pocket, and top zippered stash pocket provide perfect places to store maps, guidebooks and perhaps a favorite topping or two. The roomy interior, accessible via U-Zip, allows for lots of casual clothes to hit some of America’s best ice cream factory tours.

Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream in Waterbury, Vermont is one of the Granite State’s most popular attractions. Tucked into the bucolic beauty of the Green Mountains the tour starts with seeing real dairy cows out in the surrounding fields. Continue Reading »