By Kim Taylor

Whether traveling for the holidays, planning a trip in the New Year, or giving the gift of luggage to your favorite adventurer, here’s a tote-worthy duo of brands to consider:

Brenthaven is not only a brand for high quality trekking backpacks (such as the Pacific Backpack shown above), it’s also a solid choice for tablet cases, MacBook Pro sleeves, and coverings for an iPad, Kindle, and iPhone. Brenthaven’s craftsmanship matters — you’ll definitely notice the difference in durability and ease of use. Order at and

Biaggi creates luggage that’s easy to store on a plane, easy to spot due to an array of bold colors and original styles, easy to transport, and most of all: extremely easy to appreciate. Add quick shipping, quality materials, modern shapes, flexible wheels, all shapes and sizes and colors, and you’ll suddenly have a favorite luggage brand. Peruse the extensive selection at

Happy Holidays and safe travels!

Originally published December 2012
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