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5 Must Haves in your Carry On Luggage

5 Must Haves in your Carry On Luggage

Summer is just around the corner, the high season for traveling. If you are planning to take a long flight, you will need to take with you a few important items in your hand luggage. Let's have a look at five must-haves in your carry-on luggage.   1. Documents These are the first things you pack before anything else. Documents include your visa, passport, flight itinerary, boarding pass, a copy of the hotel booking, and a copy of prior transport arrangements. Leaving behind any of these items could ruin your vacation and potentially your entire summer.    2. Earplugs and...

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Laptop Bag

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Laptop Bag

Choosing the best laptop bag is quite challenging and depends on personal preference and needs. A good laptop bag is undeniably among the essential accessories that your laptop requires. It assists you to efficiently carry your papers together with other gears while keeping your laptop safe and protected. However, there are some crucial factors you must consider before laying your hands on the best laptop bag. Easy to carry Your laptop itself is quite heavy, so why add to the weight with a clunky and heavy shoulder bag or backpack? Fortunately, there is a wide variety of materials with which laptop...

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The Rise of the Duffle Bag

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The Rise of the Duffle Bag

Duffle bags (also spelled Duffel) got their name from Duffel, a small town in Belgium. That's where the cloth of the original duffle bag, originally used for soldiers, is thought to have originated from in the early years of the 20th century. Contemporary duffels are cylindrical or square shaped bags made from a variety of fabrics ranging from canvas to polyester, leather, and microfiber.  Over the years duffle bags crossed over from strictly utility conveyors in the 60’s, to iconic fashion statements today. From a largely military background, it is now a trendy informal travel bag that still carries out its...

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