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CEO Sketches: A Belief in Craftsmanship

CEO Sketches: A Belief in Craftsmanship

When I was in middle school, I was allowed full access to the power tools in my parent’s basement, which in hindsight is a bit absurd.  Nevertheless, I was teaching myself to work a table saw, circular saw, and nail gun for fun.  My friends joined... Read More
CEO Sketches: What Do Colors Say About You?

CEO Sketches: What Do Colors Say About You?

There are a lot of factors that go into making a major purchase like luggage.  What is the most durable luggage?  Where is the best luggage online?  What about the most durable and lightweight?  Beyond function, luggage is also a form of self-expr... Read More
CEO Sketches:  7 Reasons Why Second Honeymoons Are Better

CEO Sketches: 7 Reasons Why Second Honeymoons Are Better

A few years ago, my wife and I celebrated 15 years of marriage with a trip to Morocco, Barcelona, and Paris.  For this epic trip, we had to convince my mother to fly into town and watch our 3 kids while we traipsed around the planet.  Although it’... Read More
Hard vs. Soft Luggage

Hard vs. Soft Luggage

Many travelers grapple with choosing the right suitcase for their needs. With so many soft-sided options on the market, you might think a ripstop nylon or cordura satchel is the way to go. But hard-sided luggage has come a long way since the days ... Read More
International Travel Checklist

International Travel Checklist

International travel is different than traveling in the States. All that amazing history and culture that draws you to Europe, Asia or South America requires a little more effort than just gassing up the SUV and setting your GPS to parts unknown. ... Read More
3 Programs that Make Airport Security Checks Easier

3 Programs that Make Airport Security Checks Easier

by Henry Benjamin Airport security. Arguably the least glamorous part of any travel experience. Whether it’s the first step of your journey or the last, it usually manages to be a perfect amalgam of stressful, time-consuming, and boring. Even an ... Read More
7 Important U.S. Airline Luggage Requirements

7 Important U.S. Airline Luggage Requirements

Before you embark on your next trip, it is important to know the airline luggage requirements for the carrier you are flying on. Each has different dimensions and weight requirements for both check-in and carry-on luggage. Be sure to check out the... Read More
Is Polycarbonate Luggage Durable?

Is Polycarbonate Luggage Durable?

While researching hard shell luggage, you have likely found that the material of the front and back shells is an important factor to consider when choosing the most durable luggage possible. One of the questions we often receive at Roam is what ma... Read More
7 Things to Consider When Buying New Luggage

7 Things to Consider When Buying New Luggage

Buying new luggage may seem daunting. Often there are an overwhelming amount of different styles, sizes, colors, and materials to choose from. Luckily, Roam Luggage has come up with 7 tips for buying luggage that should make your next purchase has... Read More
5 Tips for How to Clean Polycarbonate Luggage

5 Tips for How to Clean Polycarbonate Luggage

It is impossible to prevent your luggage from getting a few scuffs and marks; however, with a little time and care you can have your luggage looking brand new.  Thoroughly Clean the Entire Exterior Shell After many trips around the globe, there is... Read More
Top 10 Tips for Packing Light

Top 10 Tips for Packing Light

Overpacking can leave you feeling overwhelmed because you may have too many options for the allotted amount of time, and it can lead to baggage fees at the airport. In order to avoid this habit, and feeling stressed when packing, Roam Luggage has ... Read More
5 Tips for Choosing the Carry-On Right For You

5 Tips for Choosing the Carry-On Right For You

1. Pick a size that is appropriate for your travel plans. It is important to buy carry-on luggage that will not cause you headaches during boarding. You need a carry on that meets the size regulations for major airlines. If you are not sure what... Read More