Wanderlust Journey

Wanderlust Journey

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Luggage Zippers Are Not Secure

February 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Luggage Zippers Are Not Secure

Anyone who has ever snagged their zipper knows this – zippers aren’t secure. They’re not designed to be secure, they’re simply designed to close/seal your bag quickly and cleanly. That’s why I’ve always found it silly when someone put a lock on their luggage because the lock doesn’t do anything except make you feel better […]

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Are Airplane Luggage Compartments Pressurized?

May 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on Are Airplane Luggage Compartments Pressurized?

In generally, airplane luggage compartments are pressurized but not at sea level. It’s generally assumed that the under-floor luggage compartment area is pressured to 8,000 feet above sea level, which is enough to push corks out of wine bottles bottled at sea level. So while it’s better than being unpressurized, especially when cruising at 30,000 […]

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