Raden Review: a Smart Suitcase for the Savvy Traveler

How many times have you had to sit on the airport floor after stalking fellow passengers for their wall outlet to charge your phone or tablet? Or arrived at the airport unaware you were about to pay for extra-heavy baggage? Or arrived at home with damaged souvenirs thanks to a crushed suitcase?

Well, times have changed friend! Raden is the perfect smart suitcase for the the jet-setting girl or guy on the go.

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10 Beauty Products You Can’t Travel Without

I’m sure you all are all too familiar with hair and makeup woes while on vacation in the tropics. Are you tired of your face melting off of your face? Sick of post-swim raccoon eyes? Check out this must-have list of 10 beauty products you can’t travel without.

Men have it so much easier sometimes. Right, ladies? The only thing I can remember any of my ex-boyfriends worrying about is how fast they could get off the plane to grab some decent food. Meanwhile, I’m trying to fix that sad flat spot on the back of my head, my creased concealer, my dry lips, dry skin – all-dry-everything.

After years of research, successes, and failures, I’ve compiled a list of the 10 best beauty products you can’t travel without, and they haven’t let me down since. Best of all, they all can come with you in your purse or carry-on!

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Real-Cheap Flights To Europe

Adventure Awaits - Cheap Flights

If you’ve ever read my About page then you know I’ve had the travel bug since my first trip to Europe when I was teen. I’d traveled around North America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, but I hadn’t made it back to Europe in years – but why?

Flights were so damn expensive (notice how I said were)! That’s why! In the months before deciding to create GlamTrekker, I started seeing Norwegian Air all over the web, promising discounted flights to Europe. “It has to be fake,” I thought to myself. “How could this be possible?” Being the obsessive researcher I am, I decided to dive into the depths of Google to find out more.

Yo — It’s real! Discount flights to Europe are popping up all over the place. We now have Norwegian Air, Aeroflot, XL Airways (Air France’s discount airline), and Wow Air. Now, don’t start picturing yourself relaxing in a full-recline seat sipping champagne on your way to Spain. Nobody is going to be rolling out the red carpet for you with these flights my love.

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Best 5-Star Travel Backpacks

Side view of the Tortuga Travel Backpack

Side view of the Tortuga Travel Backpack

Chances are if you’re an experienced traveler you already own a great travel backpack. For those of you planning or about to embark on your adventure – this is for you.

When I first decided to quit my job to travel I knew the first step towards my goal was to start saving money. This left me with an incredible amount of free time – no more big bar tabs, no more fancy dinners, no more Sephora shopping sprees. I figured I should use all of this new-found free time to research my upcoming adventure.

Buying a travel backpack wasn’t something that had even crossed my mind. “I’ll just use my big suitcase with wheels,” I thought to myself. That notion changed very quickly. After reading travel blog after travel blog I realized that I didn’t think this suitcase thing through at all.

Check it – you have cobblestone streets, foreign airports, and never-ending dirty staircases- and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. my rolling monster-of-a-suitcase isn’t going to cut it.

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