Unexpected Items You Can Bring On A Plane

Whether you travel once every few years or once every few days for work or play, everyone has a pretty good idea of what they can’t bring with them on their travels; either in their checked luggage or in their carry-on. But what about the stuff we can bring? You’d be surprised that a few items […]

Top 5 Cities in Canada You Need to Visit

Going on a trip doesn’t always mean a new stamp in your passport. With a country as vast and diverse as Canada, there’s tons to see without leaving our borders. As Canadians tend to favour international travel to domestic, it can be easy to forget the awesome destinations we have right here at home. We […]

Clever Packing Hacks For Your Next Trip!

So you’ve narrowed down the items you want to bring on your trip but opening and closing your suitcase is still a bit of a challenge; or it zips up perfect but you’re trying to keep everything organized so it’s easier to find when you need it. Whatever your needs, there’s always a few tips […]

Why We Love To Travel (And You Should Too!)

Whether it’s a quick weekend getaway or a month-long volunteer trip, seeing different parts of the world is beneficial for so many reasons. Amazing new food, and the opportunity to learn about new cultures and be inspired are all within your grasp every time you add a stamp to your passport. Here, we go through just […]

The Road Less Travelled: Top 5 Unconventional Travel Destinations

France. Italy. Mexico. Jamaica. The U.S. There are countries that are simply ubiquitous with tourism and travel, welcoming upwards of 84 million travellers through their borders each year (as was the case in France in 2013!) Fast-paced metropolitan centers and well-known beach retreats are usually our go-to options when it comes to planning a getaway. […]

Top 5 Airport Restaurants From Around The World

With early flight times, long layovers and delays, airports can be hectic places for even the most seasoned traveller. Even after meticulous packing & careful preparation, airports can be an exhausting experience (albeit a small price to pay for the destination that awaits you!) To alleviate some of those stresses, great food is always the […]

Staying Organized During a Business Trip

  Business trips can be stressful. Between travel reservations, baggage check, car rentals, and cramming in as many meetings as possible, it can be a challenge to manage your time effectively and stay organized. And if you’re not organized, it’s difficult to make a good impression on both clients and colleagues. If you’re a frequent-flying […]

How To Travel Light, With Only A Carry-On

If you’re someone who travels often by plane, you’ve probably become accustomed to finding sufficiency in only a carry-on, rather than a large suitcase or bulky luggage. And you might think that because you have such a portable bag, you’ll automatically travel light. Well, that’s not always the case. Here are a few travel tips […]

Driving Across Canada with Rise Gear

    Met up with Zach from Calgary in Toronto yesterday. He is driving across Canada with his son in his 1968 Chevrolet Sportvan 108. Such a cool ride for a cool guy. He bought two Rise Weekender bags to hang inside the pop top to stay organized! Great idea Zach! Enjoy the rest of […]