Harrying a process as it can be, travel can be made an actual pleasure once you devise a system for everything. From the no-fuss carry-on to the multipurpose travel shoes to the game-changing packing organizers, we found all the essentials for maximizing your travel experience.
The Best Rolling Luggage
Finding the perfect piece of rolling luggage can be a Herculean task, so we reached out to six of the savviest travelers we know for their favorites. We even threw in two we liked ourselves.
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The Best Weekend Travel Bags
The bag you bring for a quick weekend trip shouldn’t just be a day bag or suitcase, but something in between. We talked to more than a dozen seasoned travelers to discover the very best duffles and backpacks for a three-day trip.
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The Best Travel Organizers
Any big project can be made easier when you break it down into smaller parts — same goes with packing. Be the Marie Kondo of travel with these organizers: Bring only what gives you joy.
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The Best Travel Shoes for Him and Her
Great travel shoes shouldn’t just get you through TSA — you should be able to wear them sightseeing, hanging around the lobby, or padding downstairs for breakfast. Two Strategist editors break down the best for him and her.
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The Best Skincare Products for the Flight
Airplanes are notorious for doing a number on your skin. We found a few products that will keep it hydrated for flights that take you halfway across the world.
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The Best Tote Bag (a.k.a. ‘personal item’)
The Best Eye Mask for Sleeping on the Flight
The Best Travel Headphones
The Best Travel Pillow
So small that it’s essentially a padded scarf, this travel pillow made with hypoallergenic fleece holds your head almost completely upright. You can even place it beneath your chin to keep your head from drooping.
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