Packing a 72-Hour Emergency Bag for Your Family

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Emergency bag, bug-out bag, emergency survival kit, Get-Out-Of-Dodge bag, Personal Emergency Relocation Kit–no matter what you call it, it’s something every family should have ready in the event of an emergency.

These bags or kits should prepare you for all kinds of emergencies, from natural disasters like hurricanes or flooding, to technological disasters like black-outs, to apocalyptic events like Zombie-invasions (just kidding).

An emergency bag is meant to carry the essentials for survival for 48-72 hours. But bug-out bags, emergency kits, and survival kits all include the same basic things. Keep them in your home for emergency evacuation, keep one in the car, or take them along when you travel.

Remember, you don’t want your bags to be too heavy, they should be easily transportable and easy to store. How you implement them is up to you and you should customize them to your family’s needs and environment. Read below for items to get you started.

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Traveling with Your Camera Gear

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As a momtographer, you want to capture great pictures of your family, especially while you’re on vacation. But if you’ve collected a lot of equipment or your suitcases are already overflowing with your family’s belongings, you may be wondering what you should take and what can be left behind. Further, if you are traveling by plane you’ll want to bring only the bare essentials.

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Discovering Thailand with Kids

Thailand is often referred to as “The Land of a Thousand Smiles.” Regarded for its friendly people and natural beauty, it is a popular destination for travelers looking for adventure, historical and cultural exploration, great food, and tropical weather. Thailand can be a family-friendly destination with some planning. Read on for a guide to suggested cities and some general tips for visiting.

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8 Travel Bag Essentials To Take Wherever You Go

8 Travel Essentials for Wherever You Go

Whether you’re taking a road trip just out of state to visit relatives or boarding a plane to visit a foreign country, there are a handful of essential items that can help ensure your journey is smooth and your visit enjoyable. Of course there are the bare essentials–your passport, money, and medications. But after you’ve packed all these, what are some go-to items you should consider?

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