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Entries Tagged as 'Slightly unnatural love of luggage and bags'

Geeky and Chic-y: 14 Great Travel Gifts

December 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Slightly unnatural love of luggage and bags

Hooray! It’s the season to start buying treats for those you love, and for me, that equals travel gadgets.

Some people can stay firm, keeping their college backpack and eschewing all unnecessary, overly designed items. Shopping at a travel-goods store with Betty was a hoot; she looked at the piles of neatly stacked organizers and rolled her eyes. I wanted all of them.

So, with that disclaimer out of the way, here are the items I can either vouch for (because they are a recent gift) or want want want.

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Shop Talk: More Muumuu, Please

February 6th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Novelty, Recommended sights, Shop talk, Slightly unnatural love of luggage and bags

I have been obsessively thinking about Oahu, and only partially because of Tuesday’s brilliant Lost premier (and all the show-related Lost sights I like). It’s also because of the great souvies I picked up at a place called Muumuu Heaven, including this tote bag.

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Love the Phrase: “Gaming the Luggage”

January 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Novelty, Slightly unnatural love of luggage and bags

When I was a broke-ass college student, I used to buy luggage for $5 at street fairs, and although this jelly bean luggage is a huge upgrade, the fact that it has a shiny blue interior like the 1950s train cases I still have from the vintage days adds to its appeal.

Considering how grumpy most people seem to be when it comes to the subject of luggage, air travel, and the like, I just wanted to testify that another option was possible. Gaming the luggage is clever, but unnecessary. You can still be happy anyway. You just need the right bag.

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