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​Travelling in College

Posted by Isabella on

Last Friday my friend and I were sitting in our university’s local coffee shop watching an awful student-run magic show. We were two of the 7 people in the crowd who decided to sit there with our coffee at 11:30 p.m. while everyone was out in Athens, Ohio. The magicians were choosing volunteers that happen to be the same 3 people (because no one else volunteered) while they performed “magic” on them, but would actually just mess up their tricks and laugh it off. I sat there engulfed in whatever I was watching in front of me, until my friend turns to me and goes, “want to go home?” Home, meaning, the 4-hour drive north to Toledo. Naturally, I said yes- because what else were we going to do for the rest of the night? Sleep obviously did not cross my mind!

It sounded like a good idea in theory, until I realized that I had to pack for the weekend in under 10 minutes, before we realized it was dumb to decide to go home this late and backed out. So, I sped-packed.

As my roommate likes to remind me, I’m probably the most unorganized person in the world- as I threw whatever I found in my bag and didn’t look back. Luckily, I have the coolest aunt and uncle in the world who have introduced me to KidsTravelZone. (I actually still own my light blue suitcase with a yellow smiley face on it that I purchased in third grade… but it’s still in perfect condition so why not still use it!). They have everything from travel bottle sets , to toiletry bags , to large tote bags - and it makes for fast and simple packing. It also makes life easier for when Sunday night came around I procrastinated my re-packing until my ride is sitting in my driveway!

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Summer Parties for Kids

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Spring Break Locations

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Carry-on sizes and dimensions

Many people question the size of carry-on luggage especially since United Airlines will not start charging for overhead storage area if you choose to purchase their basic economy tickets. Here at Kids Travel Zone we make sure that our kids carry-on luggage is airline compliant.Here is a list of most of the major airlines and their carry-on dimension restrictions:  American: [...]

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Only one week left to enter the Kids Travel Zone Photo Contest!

You've got one more week left to enter the Kids Travel Zone Spring Break Photo Contest! Simply share your photos featuring your favorite goodies from Kids Travel Zone with us on our Facebook page (like us first, then post your photo) and you'll be entered to win a $200 gift card to Marriott Hotels! We're accepting entries in [...]

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Get ready for spring break with these great gifts

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Kids Travel Zone Baby Shop

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Enter to win the Kids Travel Zone Photo Contest!

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