After the great Champagne Glass Debacle, I swore off backpacks unless long hikes made them necessary. Until now.
It may be tough to narrow down your list of parks to visit next after reading Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 Parks by Becky Lomax. Get expert advice, itineraties and tips from a former park guide. ($16)
“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world,” Marilyn Monroe said. I don’t know about conquering it, but I do know the right shoes are key to seeing the world. The struggle to find the right shoes is real.
You want to take a swim in the ocean, but can’t leave your camera unattended. Or you’re in a hostel, coffee shop, at a festival or on a train and you want to protect your valuables.
Before the days of GPS I sat in the passenger seat with a map unfolded on my lap.. I’ve always been a big fan of maps and have happily adjusted to Waze. And I’ve been known to enjoy an adult beverage. So how fun is it that the two are combined on the Map Engraved Barware collection from Uncommon Green?
I’m not sure which I’ve lost most, sunglasses or umbrellas. With Bluetooth tracking through its app you’ll never leave The Weatherman umbrella behind. The app also notifies you about the weather and send you alerts so you know whether to take the umbrella along with you.
When my husband traveled to wintry climes recently, he kept warm with a neck warmer and gloves from Heat Holders, while I kept my feet toasty at home with the thick, cushiony socks. The gloves and hat are on my Christmas list this year.