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Comfort, support, and fashionability are just a few of the eight reasons why Birkenstocks are among the best shoes for travelling that you can buy.

8 Reasons Birkenstocks are the Best Shoes for Travelling

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A lifetime of travel has taught me a few important life lessons. One of the most critical is that comfort on the road is no small deal. Finding the best shoes for travelling is a big factor in achieving a level of comfort that will keep you going down miles of cobblestone alleyways or theme park streets on your travels. While they may not be the only shoes to grace your feet on a given journey, Birkenstocks should become your go-to travel shoe. Overall…

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Keep your precious family travel bags from being lost in the crowd. Stick it to lost luggage with a new handy, dandy Mabel's Labels Travel Pack.

Stick It to Lost Luggage! with Mabel’s Labels Travel Pack

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An experienced family traveller goes to great lengths to ensure precious personals are safely stowed in suitcases and bags for travel. While those bag contents are unique, too many of the suitcases going round and round the airport carousels are black, carbon copies of each other. But there is a way to stick it to lost luggage with a new handy, dandy Mabel’s Labels Travel Pack. Mabel’s Labels Travel Pack The go-to labels for moms everywhere, Mabel’s Labels comes to the rescue for family travellers. Their new, customizable travel…

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No matter your travel style, it's important to pack smart for your vacation. These packing cubes and accessories show how to pack a suitcase with ease. | thetravellingmom.ca

Get Your Smart Packing Challenge On with Holiday Group

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I consider myself a pretty expert packer. Packing lists are very important to ensure items don’t get left behind. I still use tried-and-true methods learned from my mother while packing childhood suitcases for summers in Europe. Also, I lay clothes flat. None of this rolling funny business. To each their own where packing strategies are concerned. But technology and travel changes have upped the packing game. Airlines alter the size and weight allowances of carry-on and checked suitcases at a whim, so more has to fit into…

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What's on Your Head this Winter? #TilleyHatGiveaway | thetravellingmom.ca

What’s on Your Head this Winter? #TilleyHatGiveaway

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So, what’s on your head this winter? If you’re living in a cold climate, a warm hat is de rigeur to ward off chilly wind and wet snow. Yet, finding stylish head gear that also travels well and handles foul winter weather isn’t quite so easy. Can you tell that this photo was taken in a Vancouver windstorm? I didn’t think so. Tilley Endurables travel Hats are designed to take on the world. Tilley is a Canadian Heritage Brand and a proudly ‘Made in Canada’ business….

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How do Clothing Arts Pick-Pocket Proof pants measure up to the camel test? Our review measures the travel safety of the P^cubed pants.

Clothing Arts Pick-Pocket Proof Pants Review

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Choosing and packing appropriate travel clothing can be a real challenge. Not only should said clothing item be stylish, comfortable, breathable, easy to clean and wrinkle-free, but perhaps it should also keep you safe and secure. How so? Sadly, whether in a busy downtown restaurant or remote countryside bus stop, pickpocketing can rear its ugly, trip-spoiling head. You can mitigate the risks through the wise choice of creative and wearable theft prevention solutions. On my recent trip to Jordan, I…

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