Instructables: exploring - living - travel - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:25:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 WDW - Things to Bring and Suggestions to fill your Trip with Disney Magic! http://www.instructables.com/id/WDW-Things-to-Bring-and-Suggestions-to-fill-your-T/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:00:33 PDT
No Sew Travel Kit DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Travel-Kit-DIY/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:03:51 PDT
So You Want To Explore? http://www.instructables.com/id/So-You-Want-To-Explore/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 13:01:49 PDT
Nearly Free Vacuum Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Nearly-Free-Vacuum-Bags/
Nearly Free Vacuum Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/IL8S/ICG2BYBW/FIVIL8SICG2BYBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/IL8S/ICG2BYBW/FIVIL8SICG2BYBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/IL8S/ICG2BYBW/FIVIL8SICG2BYBW.SMALL.jpg Hylian Mom Looking at space saver bags for $10 each? Try 10 cent! Divide items into piles. My husband bought some space saver bags for a recent trip to Europe. He spent $35 and l was wholely unimpressed with them; they are hard to zip, take a lot of effort to get all the air out, and one broke after just on...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:24:08 PDT
7 Easy Tips To Reduce The Stress Of Travel http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Easy-Tips-To-Reduce-The-Stress-Of-Travel/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 06:27:55 PDT
Big Trip Small Bag: Packing Light for Europe http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Trip-Small-Bag-Packing-Light-for-Europe/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 09:55:26 PDT
Get the cheapest flights to ANYWHERE!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-the-cheapest-flights-to-ANYWHERE/
Get the cheapest flights to ANYWHERE!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/0HUS/IC6HUWB2/FTH0HUSIC6HUWB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/0HUS/IC6HUWB2/FTH0HUSIC6HUWB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/0HUS/IC6HUWB2/FTH0HUSIC6HUWB2.SMALL.jpg Lil Smokie Once again, Lil Smokie here! This time I am here to tell you a HUGE secret. I got tickets from San Francisco CA to Lima, Peru round trip for only $450. There are many cheap flight websites out there. But if you only look to buy the day you have the money to purchase the tickets. You are in for an un...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:26:39 PDT
Tips and tricks for a perfect road trip http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-and-tricks-for-a-perfect-road-trip/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:21:02 PDT
Ever Ready Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ever-Ready-Pack/
Ever Ready Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/I6A1/IC37CP1U/F2II6A1IC37CP1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/I6A1/IC37CP1U/F2II6A1IC37CP1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/I6A1/IC37CP1U/F2II6A1IC37CP1U.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory When our kids were little, we never went anywhere without our Ever Ready Pack, stocked with everything from an emergency blanket and first aid kit, to granola bars, duct tape and small hand tools. By the time the kids hit their late teens and were driving on their own and capable of taking care of t...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:33:35 PDT
Ultimate Carry On Approved Travel Medicine Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Carry-On-Approved-Travel-Medicine-Chest/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 00:50:51 PDT
The Hide-a-Beard: A Sneaky Travel Storage Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hide-a-Beard-A-Sneaky-Travel-Storage-Solution/
The Hide-a-Beard: A Sneaky Travel Storage Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/2WVO/IAXRXMU0/F4M2WVOIAXRXMU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/2WVO/IAXRXMU0/F4M2WVOIAXRXMU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/2WVO/IAXRXMU0/F4M2WVOIAXRXMU0.SMALL.jpg phish814 This is a project intended to aid in hiding emergency cash, or other small valuables while one is out traveling or otherwise on the move. I started growing a proper beard back when I finished serving in the Army and many times I would find myself tucking my beard comb back behind my beard for stor...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:52:22 PDT
Convert a washed up shuttle bus into the ultimate Family Adventure Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-washed-up-shuttle-bus-into-the-ultimate-/
Convert a washed up shuttle bus into the ultimate Family Adventure Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0DLE/IANRX2RL/FS80DLEIANRX2RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0DLE/IANRX2RL/FS80DLEIANRX2RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0DLE/IANRX2RL/FS80DLEIANRX2RL.SMALL.jpg MelissaLaforge The idea for this adventure mobile did not come to us, rather it came to our 13 year old daughter in a flurry of excitement: "I know what I want for Christmas!!!". When she proudly declared, "a bus", we had the typical parent reaction and laughed it off. We may have even laughed at her. Dejected, w...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 18:09:45 PDT
The Flying Case Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Flying-Case-Tray/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 19:18:18 PDT
Compact Airline Approved Snack Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Airline-Approved-Snack-Pack/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:36:23 PST
Avoid Jet-lag Like A Boss http://www.instructables.com/id/Avoid-Jet-lag-Like-A-Boss/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 13:01:30 PST
Cancun Airport to Resorts http://www.instructables.com/id/Escape-a-Mexican-Airport/
Cancun Airport to Resorts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/U1SC/I3PRKPZT/FTSU1SCI3PRKPZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/U1SC/I3PRKPZT/FTSU1SCI3PRKPZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/U1SC/I3PRKPZT/FTSU1SCI3PRKPZT.SMALL.jpg jprussack Welcome to Mexico!How to for avoiding the aggressive cabbies of Cancun...The initial excitement of landing and passing through customs is followed by the onslaught of cab drivers aiming to fleece travelers who typically look to travel only 5-15 miles from the airport. On a recent trip to Cancun I w...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:38:00 PST
How I Spent $6.79 on Gas in One Semester http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Spent-679-on-Gas-in-One-Semester/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:34:57 PST
BACKPACKING: WHAT TO BRING http://www.instructables.com/id/BACKPACKING-WHAT-TO-BRING/
BACKPACKING: WHAT TO BRING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/IY2R/I3PJMDV7/F0UIY2RI3PJMDV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/IY2R/I3PJMDV7/F0UIY2RI3PJMDV7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/IY2R/I3PJMDV7/F0UIY2RI3PJMDV7.SMALL.jpg abeaule Backpacking across different regions of the world is increasingly popular. If it's for a few weeks or a few months, preparing for such a trip can be confusing and stressful. Here are a few tips and tricks that will help you prepare for your adventures.The information in this Instructable refers to i...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:29:31 PST
Scratch-Off Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-Off-Globe/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:57:34 PDT
The Perfect Duffel Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Perfect-Duffel-Bag/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2008 19:32:32 PDT
Dog Travel Hammock! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Travel-Hammock/
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Sat, 11 May 2013 04:35:26 PDT
pocket drafting kit http://www.instructables.com/id/pocket-drafting-kit/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:33:39 PDT
Backpack Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Insert/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:47:21 PDT
Adventure Road Trip http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Road-Trip/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:09:59 PST
Leather Luggage Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Luggage-Tags/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:57:24 PST
DIY Language Translation Cards for Traveling http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Language-Translation-Cards-for-Traveling/
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 06:32:06 PST
DIY Photo-Gear Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photo-Gear-Backpack/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 09:48:36 PDT
How to Travel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Travel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/KKFP/GJQEBJF2/FQ1KKFPGJQEBJF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/KKFP/GJQEBJF2/FQ1KKFPGJQEBJF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/KKFP/GJQEBJF2/FQ1KKFPGJQEBJF2.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "How to Travel" is a collection of 17 tips and tricks to make your next trip as painless as possible.  Learn how to pack like a pro, get upgraded on your next flight, and what to do if you lose your passport! All tips and tricks come from Instructables.com and are written by expert travelers.  With ...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:56:49 PST
Pocket sized Commuter Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-sized-Commuter-Kit/
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:56:35 PST
How to Take a Shower in Germany http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Take-a-Shower-in-Germany/
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 15:00:23 PDT
Practical unobtrusive car window sun visor http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-unobtrusive-car-window-sun-visor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/3PA1/H742ZLK2/FZX3PA1H742ZLK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/3PA1/H742ZLK2/FZX3PA1H742ZLK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/3PA1/H742ZLK2/FZX3PA1H742ZLK2.SMALL.jpg jmiller3931 The standard sun visor in most cars are cumbersome and intrusive when used on the side window. I'm kind of tall so its right in (the side of) my face and blocks the rear view mirror. I can't see anything on my left side. My wife is petite so the standard visor doesn't always go down low enough for h...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 18:48:23 PDT
Add Detachable Wheels to a Duffel Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Detachable-Wheels-to-a-Duffel-Bag/
Add Detachable Wheels to a Duffel Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/URZO/H2WEYYM0/FR3URZOH2WEYYM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/URZO/H2WEYYM0/FR3URZOH2WEYYM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/URZO/H2WEYYM0/FR3URZOH2WEYYM0.SMALL.jpg RonnyK I love traveling with duffel bags because they're easy to pack (you can just shove stuff in the corners) and the one I have always fits into the overhead bins on airplanes way easier than those bulky boxy type of rolling suitcases. But, now I'm getting old and creaky so it's harder to schlep my favo...
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 22:07:57 PDT
Travel Case for phone, passport & ebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Travel-Case-for-phone-passport-ebook/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/3M7P/H3JCK8QA/F7H3M7PH3JCK8QA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/3M7P/H3JCK8QA/F7H3M7PH3JCK8QA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/3M7P/H3JCK8QA/F7H3M7PH3JCK8QA.SMALL.jpg lizzyastro This case was custom made to hold a Sony e-reader and a Galaxy note phone securely for travel and will fit easily in a jacket pocket.  There is room to slide a passport into the phone section too, keeping all the important stuff together. The front pocket is gusseted to allow for the thickness of t...
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 05:06:56 PDT
Lo-Fi Space Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Lo-Fi-Space-Helmet/
Lo-Fi Space Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/HSMO/H1PITDAW/FU2HSMOH1PITDAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/HSMO/H1PITDAW/FU2HSMOH1PITDAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/HSMO/H1PITDAW/FU2HSMOH1PITDAW.SMALL.jpg clintsleeper These are open instructions for making yourself a lo-fi space* helmet** from household trash.*** *Don't wear your space helmet into space. **This is a helmet for human space travel. Which is to say that it is neither an alien helmet nor a robot garment of any sort. ***It's trash until you make a ...
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Sat, 5 May 2012 18:13:34 PDT
How to keep costs low while travelling with your mobile phone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-keep-costs-low-while-travelling-with-your-m/
How to keep costs low while travelling with your mobile phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/ME99/H1AH71HK/F8RME99H1AH71HK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/ME99/H1AH71HK/F8RME99H1AH71HK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/ME99/H1AH71HK/F8RME99H1AH71HK.SMALL.jpg nerdinsider Nowadays most people are so addicted to their mobile phones that travelling without these handy gadgets is unthinkable - not to mention that travelling with your own means of communication is much more convenient and makes many people feel safer and more connected. While travelling with your mobile...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 08:38:58 PDT
Giraffey http://www.instructables.com/id/Giraffey/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UFZG/GZWGSBWO/FU8UFZGGZWGSBWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UFZG/GZWGSBWO/FU8UFZGGZWGSBWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UFZG/GZWGSBWO/FU8UFZGGZWGSBWO.SMALL.jpg niczilla Animal orb Giraffey from Castle Crashers! Stands 6" tall and is 4 1/2" wide.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2012 07:23:52 PDT
Road Trip Laundry - Steinbeck-style http://www.instructables.com/id/Road-Trip-Laundry-Steinbeck-style/
Road Trip Laundry - Steinbeck-style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/YN3D/GZPBMB9K/F5KYN3DGZPBMB9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/YN3D/GZPBMB9K/F5KYN3DGZPBMB9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/YN3D/GZPBMB9K/F5KYN3DGZPBMB9K.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast On a long road trip, doing your laundry can be a hassle. Use a bucket, some detergent, and the motion of your vehicle to agitate your sudsy duds. It worked in Rocinante (Steinbeck's camper truck), and it works in a Nissan. If you need to wash on the go, the other options are terrible: you'd need to...
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Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:29:06 PDT
Travel Toothpaste Refiller - SUGRU STYLE http://www.instructables.com/id/BULK-TOOTHPASTE-to-TRAVEL-CONVERTER/
Travel Toothpaste Refiller - SUGRU STYLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/TCMP/GUI4X1X2/FZITCMPGUI4X1X2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/TCMP/GUI4X1X2/FZITCMPGUI4X1X2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/TCMP/GUI4X1X2/FZITCMPGUI4X1X2.SMALL.jpg EnergyHandyman If you travel, you have probably purchased a small quantity of some product that you already buy in regular quantity or bulk. Toothpaste often comes in 6.4oz tubes or greater, but the TSA allows 3oz or less. For the last several years, I have occasionally transferred toothpaste from a large tube i...
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 15:01:02 PDT
Repair a leather luggage handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-leather-luggage-handle/
Repair a leather luggage handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/8H8Y/GTJS8S16/F2L8H8YGTJS8S16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/8H8Y/GTJS8S16/F2L8H8YGTJS8S16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/8H8Y/GTJS8S16/F2L8H8YGTJS8S16.SMALL.jpg knife141 Don't you hate it when this happens?  You reach down to lift your favorite vintage suitcase, amplifier, musical instrument case, or (as in this particular example) portable Victrola case, and suddenly, half your leather handle rips apart.  Which this happens, you generally have limited choices for ...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 05:04:41 PDT
Maker Faire NYC 2011 http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Faire-NYC-2011/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/GTQT/GSOEMOQH/FOPGTQTGSOEMOQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/GTQT/GSOEMOQH/FOPGTQTGSOEMOQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/GTQT/GSOEMOQH/FOPGTQTGSOEMOQH.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Caitlin and I at the World Maker Faire 2011 in New York City. Image notes may or may not be wonky and adding images is dodgy because it changes the order, so I will annotate with just a list below.  Follow along as they are not numbered. Mix and match. * Opinions expressed may or may not represent...
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Sat, 17 Sep 2011 20:50:08 PDT
How to enter the International Go-Pro Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-enter-the-International-Go-Pro-Challenge/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2011 00:46:26 PDT
Collapsible Travel Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Travel-Hanger/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 15:40:18 PDT
Build a Bed in the Back of your Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bed-in-the-Back-of-your-Van/
Build a Bed in the Back of your Van - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/1VU4/GRFMVNAT/F8V1VU4GRFMVNAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/1VU4/GRFMVNAT/F8V1VU4GRFMVNAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/1VU4/GRFMVNAT/F8V1VU4GRFMVNAT.SMALL.jpg ModMischief So you've got a road trip planned, maybe you're even headed to Burning Man like we were, and you want to make the most of the space in your vehicle. Building a raised platform in the back of your van (or truck) will let you make the most of your storage space and also give you a comfortable place t...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 18:50:19 PDT
fold up stable Car activity tray http://www.instructables.com/id/fold-up-stable-Car-activity-tray/
fold up stable Car activity tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/O0PC/GOHM3X4B/F0QO0PCGOHM3X4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/O0PC/GOHM3X4B/F0QO0PCGOHM3X4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/O0PC/GOHM3X4B/F0QO0PCGOHM3X4B.SMALL.jpg Takashi_Nanami I am going to show you how to make a road trip activity tray for your kids to color and play on. measure and cut first measure how tall and how wide you want your trays to be.   then take a piece of masenite or 1/4" ply and cut 2 pieces to that size.  for my saturn vue I cut 13" by 12". scr...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2011 21:38:23 PDT
Keeping Kids Entertained in the Car: 12 fun things to do with just pencil and paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Keeping-Kids-Entertained-in-the-Car-12-fun-things/
Keeping Kids Entertained in the Car: 12 fun things to do with just pencil and paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/3AXC/GOHMAYD8/F7R3AXCGOHMAYD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/3AXC/GOHMAYD8/F7R3AXCGOHMAYD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/3AXC/GOHMAYD8/F7R3AXCGOHMAYD8.SMALL.jpg lalaclassic When I was a kid, I had a blast going on road trips!  We would often spend days on the road, and us kids were always entertained.  Guess what?  We didn't have a DVD player in the car, we didn't have a game system (Gameboy, Sega, Nintendo DS, etc.)  We had to make up our own games and the time flew b...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2011 21:11:24 PDT
Backseat Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-Thru-Caddy/
Backseat Caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/8832/GOCNPNHN/FZC8832GOCNPNHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/8832/GOCNPNHN/FZC8832GOCNPNHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/8832/GOCNPNHN/FZC8832GOCNPNHN.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng Road trips are fun. Trying to feed little kids from the front seat of a moving car, not so much. This “caddy” provides an easily cleaned food tray complete with cup holders, making lunch on the go a little easier. For less than 20 bucks and 20 minutes you can have one too. NO TOOLS REQUIRED. Here i...
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Tue, 31 May 2011 22:18:42 PDT
Travel Pouf http://www.instructables.com/id/Travel-Pouf/
Travel Pouf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/8XFT/GNSA97UH/FQI8XFTGNSA97UH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/8XFT/GNSA97UH/FQI8XFTGNSA97UH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/8XFT/GNSA97UH/FQI8XFTGNSA97UH.SMALL.jpg Z.Backas Hotels are great. They have specialists to make your bed for you, bacon for breakfast, and free slippers. What they don't have, however, is sufficiently lathering shower gel. Time and time again when I visit a hotel and opt to use the in room soaps, I am shocked by the absolute lack of potency in th...
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Mon, 16 May 2011 20:25:24 PDT
Travel Bird http://www.instructables.com/id/Travel-Bird/
Travel Bird - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/8H9D/GJ289Y0S/F1O8H9DGJ289Y0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/8H9D/GJ289Y0S/F1O8H9DGJ289Y0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/8H9D/GJ289Y0S/F1O8H9DGJ289Y0S.SMALL.jpg islandmargarita HERE IS THE PATTERN FOR MY TRAVEL BIRD He is fun to carry around and travels well in a pocket, purse, or car. He is fun for children and adults alike to prop up in unusual or exciting places. I have found that people are willing to pose with him, making lasting memories of your travels. Even the...
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Wed, 19 Jan 2011 18:53:41 PST
What to do if your passport is stolen while on a trip http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-if-your-passport-is-stolen-while-on-a-t/
What to do if your passport is stolen while on a trip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/F23O/G43E4FGG/F03F23OG43E4FGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/F23O/G43E4FGG/F03F23OG43E4FGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/F23O/G43E4FGG/F03F23OG43E4FGG.SMALL.jpg zieak Last year while in Ecuador I had a bag stolen with my passport in it.  Here are some things you can do to prevent loss of your passport, be prepared for a loss and what to do in case your passport is lost or stolen. Be prepared I grew up in scouting so try to "be prepared" per the motto.  Here ar...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2010 23:37:15 PST
How to Pack a Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Pack-a-Suitcase-6/
How to Pack a Suitcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/QF6W/FMMD0XKV/FN4QF6WFMMD0XKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/QF6W/FMMD0XKV/FN4QF6WFMMD0XKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/QF6W/FMMD0XKV/FN4QF6WFMMD0XKV.SMALL.jpg tmherrin This is my instructable for packing a suitcase. I used to be terrible at packing, but after a number of trips under my belt, I have learned some useful tricks of the trade - some even MacGuyver-esque tricks. Traveling can be made a lot easier if you know how to pack. The first time I went on a se...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2008 21:59:52 PDT