All posts by James Eagleman

What Luggage Do Pilots And Flight Attendants Use?

Pilots and flight attendants fly more often than any other group of people. Even frequent business fliers don’t usually travel anywhere near as much as pilots do! So it makes sense that if you want to know what the most durable luggage is… Ask a flight attendant or a pilot! We did exactly that and […]

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Can You Bring A Knife In Checked Luggage Or Carry On?

So you are packing for your upcoming flight and you are wondering.. how can you bring a knife on a plane safely and legally? This post will explain all the TSA knives rules and everything else you need to think about. In The US You Can Only Take A Knife On A Plane In Checked […]

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Can You Take an Umbrella On a Plane: Carry On Baggage Rules & Regulations

The TSA permits umbrellas in both checked baggage and carry on baggage. You should have no problems getting through airport security with an umbrella. But whether or not you can take your umbrella on the plane depends on which airline you are traveling with. If you use a folding umbrella and pack it inside your […]

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The Best Ultra Lightweight Carry On Luggage

You’ll Travel Light With These Suitcases & Travel Bags That Are All Under 5 lbs A lot of packing guides focus on what to take with you and what to leave behind. Often you’ll see tips and tricks that add weight instead of making your travel bag lighter. Yeah I’m talking about you packing cubes! […]

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The Best Compression Packing Cubes

The Best Compression Packing Cubes For Travel 2019

In Summary: I looked at 14 different brands and choose these Gonex cubes as my pick for the best compression packing cube set. They were my favorite because: The lightweight material doesn’t add unnecessary weight The high quality zips and seams should prevent ripping and zip snagging They squashed my clothes down a reasonable amount […]

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