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Perfect travel gifts for under $35

December 10, 2014

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The experienced global travel team at HI Travel Tales knows what every business or holiday traveler wants and needs when it comes to receiving perfect travel gifts from family and friends. Little things — often items priced under $35 – can provide convenience and comfort. Or may even help save a little money. With that […]

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The Best Worldwide Travel Plug and Voltage Guide

October 30, 2014

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Worldwide Travel Plug Guide

If you are planning on traveling internationally, you will need more than a passport if you plan to pack items that require electricity – which means most everybody in today’s digital age. Nothing is more frustrating than getting to a country only to discover your plug will not work, which of course means your computer, […]

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Travel Organization Tips: Cube, compress, fold

October 23, 2014

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Eagle Creek Specter Pack-It Cubes

The suitcase explosion of tousled, tangled, disorganized piles is – or should be – a thing of the past these days with the wide array of accessories that don’t add a lot of weight but help you travel with more organization. Think of it as feng shui for your travel suitcase – aaaaaah, relief! In […]

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Tips for staying healthy while traveling

October 16, 2014

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Tips for staying healthy while traveling

Everyday, people are either heading off or planning to head off on a vacation or trip, from skiing to hiking to family holidays. And just as many of them will get sick or end up not feeling 100 percent, thus not properly enjoying the trip. Why? Because in the pursuit of fun, travelers often toss […]

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Ensuring Travel Comfort Means Always Packing Some Key Items

October 10, 2014

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No one likes to travel in discomfort, and frankly, being airplane and airport experts ourselves, you can trust the HI Travel Tales team when we tell you, acquiring select travel comfort items might be the most important travel item purchases you’ll make. Why? Because airlines and more continue to cut back on the frill and comfort […]

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Cocoon Lumbar Pillow: Many uses all say travel comfort

September 24, 2014

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Cocoon's Lumbar Support Pillow is perfect for added support

Packing along a few comforts, such as a travel pillow, when you are traveling is mandatory these days. But loading yourself down with a lot of weight or or bulk or taking an item you may only use once on a trip (an airline neck or back pillow as examples!) just won’t cut it. For […]

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Euroschirm makes travel with an umbrella light and easy

August 12, 2014

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Some people believe you never pack a bag and leave home without bringing along an umbrella, ever. He is one of those. She isn’t. He likes the convenience of quick cover. She would rather have a hood on a jacket because umbrellas are (usually) one more bulky item to deal with. Then we discovered Euroschirm […]

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Travel essentials for the luggage HITT list

June 22, 2014

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Michael exiting a cave during a travel escape to New Zealand wearing, of course, his Buff visor.

Packing a bag for upcoming travels can be a bit stressful, no matter how experienced you are. You know weather is going to change, you aren’t sure how often you’ll get to do laundry, and you want to pack light and multifunctional. Into the “go” stack you put something, only to find yourself tossing it […]

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