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Updated on June 16, 2016

Travel Shoulder Bag-A Travel Shoulder Bag Let's you GO Anywhere!

Are you an adventurous traveler? Do you Love a remote vacation - Maybe even a safari?

If you do then you'll love a Travel Shoulder Bag!

What's the BEST Travel Shoulder Bag?

The One That Goes Everywhere!

Travel Shoulder Bag-Buy Travel Shoulder Bag For Your Next Vacation!

Here we are again, planning our yearly vacation! Not the one where we are only gone for a quick trip to Las Vegas. The one where we get to go for long enough to actually de-stress. Yes, THAT vacation!

Our destination timeline is February 2011. It may seem like a ways away, but this is the best time to shop for travel shoulder bags and even travel bargains on potential flights.

Travel Shoulder bags are the best choice when you plan on walking, want to have a spare set of goodies in case your bags get lost or are delayed in transit and you don't have a spare set of clothes (I know, the famous "delayed" baggage episode that either ruins your plans or makes for an interesting wardrobe!).

Since we are always leaving a cold place for a warmer place, I dress in 3 layers, with swimsuit and sunglasses packed inside my travel toiletry bag plus a change of clothes in my travel shoulder bag as carry-on.

Once we arrive, I have a clean change spare in my travel shoulder bag, plus anything I might need for the first 2-3 days. Unless we are on a cruise and I needed the formal I have packed, I could probably get by without anything else.

Bonus-I have a travel shoulder bag to use when we go out snooping around, and it easily carries a towel too! I also have three interchangeable outfits because I dressed in layers that mix and match.

Lots Of Luggage

TIP:  Reduce stress by planning and packing ahead!
TIP: Reduce stress by planning and packing ahead!

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Here are some travel tips that took me years to learn:

Tip: If you don't have it when you get where you are going then either 1) You didn't need it OR 2) You can get another one there.

Travel - whether business or pleasure - is designed to have built in fun and down time - just by the very nature of the word itself. So, in your planning what to put in your Travel shoulder bag phase remember to grab sunscreen and BREATHE!

Post your itinerary a couple places in the house so that if you have an emergency you are easy to contact - by the phone and with a family member.

Tip: Make sure if you have pets that those care givers also get an itinerary copy with hotel and destination contact information. Pets can need emergency care while you are away and returning home to find a beloved pet that needed emergency care or had to be put down is devastating.

Travel Shoulder Bag - Wow What a choice you have! Short strap, long strap, over the shoulder, backpack style, handbag convertible, expandable, combination shoulder and pack or shoulder and fanny pack, gear bag, courier bag, there is an unlimited selection!

And those are only a partial list of the different types. Just wait until you see the material choices and brand style choices! I must have four of my own in the closet. My husband has one. His never goes out of style or needs to be replaced. It reminds me of the newer line of vintage cases that came out in 2009.

Baggallini is one of the more affordable travel shoulder bags. One Baggallini travel bag often takes the place of two of my cosmetic travel bags. This brand always creates such a traditional soft style with weatherproofing materials and sturdy, lots of pockets design. I think I like it best, but have other favorites, too.

My Travel Shoulder Bag picks depend on what location we travel to, and our plans for what we are doing once we get there.

Tip: Bring along a small hand (Pocket) diary to jot down your vacation or travel notes with. If you are making a vacation video you'll be happy to have these recounts to talk about on the video itself - Audio or PowerPoint slides really add to a vacation video.

Tip: Pack an extra (empty) Travel Shoulder Bag in your travel luggage so that you can use it to bring back special souvenirs in.

Tip:  One pair of Comfortable Shoes, and one pair of Sandals will get you into (and out of ) most occasions, unless you need to dress formally in tux and ball gown. Leave the shoe selection in your closet. People are so funny when they go on vacation they want to bring the house with them. Get over it.

Tip: Pack snacks and bottled water for unplanned delays, layovers, missed flights, cranky kids, cranky parents, and all other unplanned events.

Tip: I've read that dried, tart cherries are best for regulating your sleep-wake cycles over the duration of a long flight. It helps you in adjusting to the time zone differences and a harried flight schedule. We tried it with two other couples we were going with on our way from Calgary B.C. to Hualtulco, Mexico, and are happy to report from all parties that it works well!

Tip: Don't take a bunch of scenery pictures, buy postcards instead. Vacation Postcards last longer, wear better and make the perfect scrapbook addition!

Travel Shoulder Bag-Plan Ahead, Avoid Bad Stuff!

The planning stage is about the time I start "shoulding" all over myself too.

Do you do that? I should __________ you fill in the blank.

Grandma called it, "needless worry,' and mom referred to it as significant as, "a pimple on a dimple on a microbes butt."

Travel Shoulder Bag-Most Remembered Tip

Whichever travel shoulder bag you choose, pack well, pack ahead and pack often!  Fill your walk of life with so many memories that you spend the rest of your days re-telling them!

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.  St. Augustine
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. St. Augustine

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      mwatkins 3 years ago from Portland, Oregon & Vancouver BC

      Thank you!

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      tanveerbadyari 4 years ago

      nice travel hub & very good selection of pictures.

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      mwatkins 7 years ago from Portland, Oregon & Vancouver BC

      Hi KatieM2! Thank you! I simply love the selections out there these days! What a variety and enjoyable item to shop for!

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      katiem2 7 years ago from I'm outta here

      Oh what a wonderful travel shoulder bag buy travel shoulder bags gold mine. I loved the video and enjoyed the laugh. Thanks for the fantastic resource for a great summer of travel. :)

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      mwatkins 7 years ago from Portland, Oregon & Vancouver BC


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      kowality 7 years ago from Everywhere

      Great Hub MW. Loved the video and all the helpful content. Time to plan the next adventure.

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      mwatkins 7 years ago from Portland, Oregon & Vancouver BC

      Thank you, eternal treasures! I can't wait to actually start the packing phase! ;-)