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Packing Tips

Travel Smart by Packing in Cubes

By on February 3, 2016

Whenever I can, I try to travel with a carry on bag or luggage. This is my self imposed limit and it’s the same whether I’m traveling for 2 weeks or 6 weeks abroad. Folding and rolling has been a well known method of packing for smart travelers. On…



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February 2016 Travel Smart Events

By on February 1, 2016


February 6, 2016 9:30 am – Savinar Luggage  Call 818-703-1313 to RSVP. Free.

February 20-21, 2016 – Various lectures at the Washington Convention Center with the Washington DC Travel Show, Washington DC. Use promo code SOCIAL for discounted tickets.

Feb 27-28, 2016 – Various lectures at the Long Beach Convention Center with the Los Angeles Travel…

Plane Essential


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Packing Tips

Carry On Essentials for Long Plane Rides

By on October 23, 2015

A longer plane ride, whether across the country or international, is not everyone’s favorite part of travel. The flying process is taxing on the body. Longer flights can cause dehydration and have a negative impact on the immune system. Whether you are taking advantage of entertainment, working or reading,…

iPhone 6s


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Gadgets & Design

Traveling Internationally with iPhone 6s

By on October 20, 2015

The iPhone 6s is jam packed with new features that will make travel easier and better than before. Since its debut, the iPhone has revolutionized the way people experience travel. The iPhone 6s has new features and has improved on others to continue making it the best tool for travel….

Angel Castellanos
Pasadena, CA

I'm a US based travel expert and spend my time teaching people how to travel well, smart and often. I'm passionate about travel and where the next journey will take me. This blog, or travel lounge, is a collection of my practical travel advice and experiences from traveling to 46 countries on 4 Continents. I believe that travel has never easier than before and that everyone can achieve their travel dreams. Cheers!

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