More Life Hacks For the Modern Traveler

Who doesn’t love to learn more tricks on how to maximize space in your carry-on? What about using technology and new apps to keep you in tip-top shape to ensure your travel documentation is accounted for?

This handy infographic is brought to you by Direct Holiday Cottages and colorfully outlines life hacks to inspire the savviest modern traveler.

My favorite tip is placing a dryer sheet as you pack your clean clothes to keep it smelling fresh. I have done this before and it seems to have reduce wrinkles and static on some my pressed shirts! Which one is yours? Post in the comments!

More Life Hacks for the Modern Traveler

I NEED IT!: Duffel Bags- Great for the Weekend Getaway! For Under USD $50!

I NEED IT!: Duffel Bags

In this week’s I NEED IT, a sturdy bag to use on the weekends for those “I need a quick break from reality” trips: the duffel bag. All these bags featured here are for under 50 bucks (USD) and are great because of the durable roomy space. Did you know that the name originated in Belgium where the bags were made with thick fabric? Do you have one? Let me know in the comments on which brand is your top favorite πŸ™‚

I NEED IT!: GoPro & Accessories

I NEED IT!: GoPro & Accessories

The first time I have come across a GoPro was earlier this year when my skydiver instructor anchored it to his wrist. I was fascinated by the device that I looked it up and saw countless YouTube videos using this device and thought, β€œGeez! How long was I living under a rock to not notice this awesome contraption?!”

And so, it has become one of my favorite β€œI NEED IT” devices of all time and I hoping to manifest this fun toy soon! Here is my collection that I curate on the top accessories I would like to have to assist in my future adventures. Enjoy and by the way let me know in the comments if you have one- I need the deets on which one to get and why.

I NEED IT!: Cosmetic cases for your toiletry goods

I NEED IT!: Cosmetic Cases

In this week’s I NEED IT, I have curated an assortment of cosmetic bags for all your toiletry goods. Great for toting TSA-friendly items or your beauty stash. They can double up to be a mini-snack bag too; bet, you didn’t think of that! Available in an assortment of colors and styles, I think it will be very hard to select just one πŸ™‚

I NEED IT!: Umbrella

I NEED IT!: Umbrella

It has been such a wet week here in South Florida, hopefully the sun will make it back this weekend. Time to pull out the umbrella gear! In this week’s segment “I NEED IT!”, I have curated the steals to splurge rendition of umbrellas. Some of them are unisex styles so chicks and dudes can sport them! My personal favorite of course is the Uncommon Goods’ Red Heart umbrella, of course πŸ™‚