Tom Bihn Aeronaut Travel Bag and Accessories

If you follow the online escapades of serious globe trotters, it won't be long before you catch wind of Tom Bihn.  Their bags and travel gear are tried and true, and carry along with them an established reputation for practical design and serious durability. Indeed, Tom Bihn appears to have inspired a bit of a cult following from it's loyal fans.  You should be warned, once exposed to their products, you could fall victim to the diagnosable condition TBAS:  TOM BIHN Anticipation Syndrome.  (Not to fret, their are forums to support you while you battle this fate.) Tom Bihn - A Seattle Company Tom Bihn products are made in the US, come with a solid guarantee behind them, and are all original designs by Tom Bihn himself out of Seattle, Washington. They're just so darn likeable, and they have impressive resolve as to what a laptop bag, travel bag, or backpack should be.  Check out their fun About Us page, and I know that you'll agree.   (Plus you'll get a look at Tom Bihn … [Read more...]

Eagle Creek Pack-It™ Specter Cube Set [Giveaway, Ended 11/5]

Have you joined the world of packing cubes? All the rage right now, their purpose is to help keep you organized and facilitate the goal of packing light. In this new day and age of paying to check bags, traveling light becomes more and more appealing.  So I was looking forward to trying them out on my recent Coca-Cola Blogging Conference trip. I’ve seen two styles of packing cubes: mesh or fabric.  Mesh offers the advantage of seeing your contents easily, fabric excels in ease of gliding items in and out. The Pack-It™ Specter Cube Set I tried out from Eagle Creek offers the best of both.  Made from an extremely light fabric, they are also quite transparent.  This makes them nicer for handling, and again – sliding things in and out.  But you can also get a pretty good idea of the contents from the external view. These weigh next to nothing.  The zippers, seams, and material are all of good quality construction.  I particularly liked the handle on the end of each - which … [Read more...]