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2017 Best Backpacks for College Students

2017 Best Backpacks for College Students

You might not think that something as simple as buying a backpack for college is a big deal, but your backpack is actually one of your most important accessories. It’s more than just a bag to carry your books. College students basically live out of their backpacks, so you need one that’s going to hold up to your lifestyle — everything from the weight of the backpack to its organizational abilities and durability is important. So check out our top five backpack options for 2017.#5 REI Marmot Turnstile BackpackREI’s Marmot Turnstile backpack makes the list because it features several exterior...

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Why Messenger Bags Are Failing Commuters

Why Messenger Bags Are Failing Commuters

Even though it’s necessary, lugging a messenger bag back and forth to work each day can be a daunting task. But what alternative do you have? You have to be able to carry the things that you need throughout the day, and there are a lot of cute messenger bags on the market, right? Before you purchase your next bag, learn how messenger bags are failing commuters, and what type of bag you should be using instead.They Only Have One StrapMessenger bags typically have one long strap that can be adjusted for comfort. However, bags that have only one strap...

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High School Graduation Gifts for Tech-Savvy Teens

High School Graduation Gifts for Tech-Savvy Teens

Graduating high school is a major life milestone, and another major milestone comes just a few months later — the first day of college. It takes time to prepare for big transitions such as going from high school to college. It’s only natural you want to do your part to help make the transition a smooth one. These graduation gifts are sure to make life easier for your tech-savvy teen.FLICDeveloped by Shortcut Labs, FLIC is a clever little device that has several different uses — it’s like an “Easy” button for your teen’s dorm. You can set it up to complete...

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How to Avoid Paying Frontier Airlines Baggage Fees

How to Avoid Paying Frontier Airlines Baggage Fees

Frontier Airlines baggage fees have been a controversial topic among travelers for some time. The airline is notorious for having amazing deals on one-way and round trip flights. However, to compensate for the low ticket costs, the airline charges additional fees for specific seats, checked baggage, and even carry-on luggage. With such exorbitant fees, you might be wondering why anyone would choose Frontier Airlines over other airlines that often include these fees in the price of the ticket. The answer is simple. If you know how to avoid paying Frontier Airlines baggage fees and other additional charges, the low ticket...

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The Best Ultralight Backpacking Gear For Short Trips

The Best Ultralight Backpacking Gear For Short Trips

You aren’t a packing mule, and your backpacking gear shouldn’t make you feel like one — especially if you’re only hiking for a few days. This lightweight backpacking gear is designed to lighten your load during your next adventure. Ultralight Hammock Sea to Summit’s new ultralight hammock hits the market in March, 2017. Billed as the world’s lightest hammock, it weighs in at only 4.9 ounces. What makes this hammock amazing though isn’t it’s weight. It’s that such an ultralight fabric (it’s made using Nylon 66 monofilament fabric) can hold up to 300 pounds. The hammock expands to 8.5’ by...

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