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Scoring a FREE UPGRADE by dressing the part!

Scoring a FREE UPGRADE by dressing the part!

At Safe Travels Kit, we celebrate Travel in all its glory and style is something we take seriously too; after all, our Founder, Adriana Martone, is a Fashion exec!

Did you know that Travel and Leisure suggests picking your perfect ensemble and dressing stylish to score an upgrade?!

"Essentially, you can still be comfortable, but don't dress like you're going to the gym; think more casual workday chic."

One flight attendant told Who What Wear "When we fly, we have a strict dress code to follow. No jeans or trainers — so I always go for tight black trousers and a blazer or a dress. For men, chinos or trousers and a shirt are worn"

Inspired by travel looks and the chic and sophisticated looks from the Golden Age of Travel, here are a few of our favorites dating back to the 60's that may help get you Upgraded!

Golden Age Style

 

 

Whatever your traveling style, Safe Travel Kit accompanies you— on the road, on the rails, or in the sky.

 Our first-to-market antimicrobial and hypoallergenic travel airline bedding set include an ultra-soft airplane seat cover that fits both economy and business seats, a travel pillow case (15x20in that can also be used as a seat back tray cover), 10 sanitizing wipes, and one surgical face mask all packed into a parachute washable packing cube, all to ensure a cleaner, more comfortable journey.

Antimicrobial travel pillow cases can also be personalized by adding ultra-luxe monogrammed stitching of up to three letters for only a $10 add on. While kits don’t have to be washed in between uses due to their non-binding material, covers are also washable up to 40x! 

 

Visit www.safetravelskit.com to learn more about our brand journey, product information, and our dedication to sustainable travel initiatives through our partnership with Team Trees.

 Don’t forget to use code ‘WELCOME15’ for 15% off your next order at www.safetravelskit.com for upcoming summer travel!

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5 Unforgettable Experiences in Chianti, during the harvest season not to be missed!

5 Unforgettable Experiences in Chianti, during the harvest season not to be missed!

The Chianti area in Tuscany, even more beautiful during the grape harvest season, is the ideal place for an unforgettable getaway in Autumn!

Add this destination to your bucket list for a Fall trip of a lifetime.


1.) Sleeping in an exclusive ancient Tuscan residence

 Experiences in Chianti-Sleeping in an exclusive ancient Tuscan residence




Imagine waking up in the morning, enjoying the mild temperature of Italy, gazing at the rolling hills of Chianti's vineyards with the warm colors of autumn, all while sipping a coffee or wine: a simple and quintessential moment that will never be forgotten.

You can find many beautiful ancient Residences and Castles in Chianti but, here are our favorites:

Relais La Costa

Surrounded by fifty acres of uncontaminated forests, Relais La Costa is a peaceful oasis among the hills of Chianti which offers a Spa, swimming pool, an amazing terrace and a lovely romantic restaurant.


Torre di Badia

Located in a medieval tower, Torre Badia is a charming B&B with only 5 exclusive rooms.
Torre di Badia has been awared the approval of the Certification Commission and confirmed the award of the prestigious Residenze d'Epoca Golden Crown.

Laticastelli

Laticastelli is n ancient medieval village transformed into a luxury Country Relais, a precious destination to take refuge in a real oasis of peace surrouned by nature.
Its strong point is definitely the Infinity pool but don’t miss the restaurant "La Taverna Toscana" and its beautiful terrace: here you can enjoy a special buffet breakfast or a romantic candlelit dinner.

2.) Flying in a Hot Air Balloon

Unforgettable Experiences in Chianti-Flying in a Hot Air Balloon



Perhaps the least of the activities one might imagine doing in Italy, however, flying over the hills of Chianti in a hot air balloon will undoubtedly be priceless.
Flights normally take place at dawn and it will be unforgettable to watch the sunrise from the sky. The flight of the hot air balloon is slow and sweet and once landed, a very chic and elegant brunch will await you amongst fields and vineyards.

3.) Wine Tasting

 

Unforgettable Experiences in Chianti-Wine Tasting



Wine tasting in Chianti is an absolute must.
 Spend a couple of hours with guides discovering the production of the best wines of Tuscany, sipping their unique taste!

We highly recommend Cantina Antinori in Chianti Classico. Designed by Marco Casamonti, who constructed the vineyard with minimum environmental impact and maximum energy savings, it’s a site not to be missed while visiting Chianti. Its most spectacular feature is the impressive spiral staircase that connects the building’s three levels.

4.) Renting a vintage car or a luxury sports car

5 Unforgettable Experiences in Chianti-Renting a vintage car or a luxury sports car



Get on board of a vintage Fiat 500 or a cool Ferrari and discover all the beauty of the neighboring Chianti villages such as: San Gimignano, Monteriggioni or Volterra.

5.) A relaxing day at the spa

Unforgettable Experiences in Chiant-A relaxing day at the spa



Tuscany is famous for its natural hot springs.
Treat yourself to a day of relaxation with exclusive treatments in a spa.

Here are the Spas that we recommend:

Spa Vignavecchia

Old palace’s cellar, with rock walls and vaulted ceilings, where you can find steam baths, aromarium and saunas, chromo-therapy showers, Kneipp circuit and relaxation rooms.

Antica Querciolaia Spa


The Antica Querciolaia Spa provides services recognised by the National Health System which include: mud treatments ,therapeutic baths, inhalations, aerosols for diseases and 12 endotypmanic insufflations.

If you prefer a completely natural spa, consider the baths of Bagni Vignoni and Bagni San Filippo: here the water reaches a temperature 104 °F and has beneficial properties for the skin, muscles and bones.

And last but not least: Don't forget your Safe Travels Kit!


Did you know that our seat covers are not only perfect for planes and trains but also for cars? Our seat covers and pillowcases are made from super soft-touch material, high-tech fabric that prevents germs from penetrating.

Safe Travels seat covers and pillowcases are washable. Use them repeatedly up to 40x!

Visit www.safetravelskit.com to learn more about our brand journey, product information, and our dedication to sustainable travel initiatives through our partnership with Team Trees.

 Don’t forget to use code ‘WELCOME15’ for 15% off your next order at www.safetravelskit.com !

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A Summer Guide to Chic Rosemary Beach, Florida

A Summer Guide to Chic Rosemary Beach, Florida

Planning a domestic trip but still desperately craving those chic European vibes? Look no further than the quaint Southeast town of Rosemary Beach, Florida. Below, we share where to eat, stay, and play on the Emerald Coast.


About Rosemary Beach

Located on the Florida panhandle, Rosemary Beach is an up and coming community along the popular stretch known as 30A. Close in proximity to Panama City Beach just an hour away, it offers a charming and European-like experience filled with walkable cobblestone streets, high-end shopping, award-winning restaurants, and Mediterranean style oceanside homes. Stark white buildings and lush trees line the sidewalks downtown and all the way to the posh private community of Aly’s Beach nearby.  

Rosemary Beach

With a population of only 4,328, walking around Rosemary Beach immediately makes one feel as if they are strolling through a Southern European seaside village. The relaxing vibe coupled with the breathtaking scenery and ever-changing food scene makes Rosemary Beach a must-see destination in the Southeast United States.

Where to Stay

Located just steps from Aly’s and Seacrest Beach, sits a gorgeous coastal colonial home owned by the rental company, Yourcation Awaits.

Accommodating up to 16 guests, this relaxing beach home features 5 bedrooms, 9 beds, and 4 and-a-half baths featuring sustainable bath products, making it perfect for family vacations or bachelorette parties.

Rosemary Beach

Just 30 minutes from the Panama City Beach Airport, the rental property has a full kitchen, free parking, a full rooftop deck, and access to a private pool and a private beach across the street. The sunny space is also dog and kid-friendly, and boasts an open concept first-floor with plenty of room to cook, laugh, play, drink wine, or unwind. 

Throughout the house, guests can find six large flat screen TV’s that tout Netflix, Hulu, Disney +, and ESPN. In the game room lounge upstairs is a giant bean bag, a wet bar, and mini-kitchen with microwave, mini-fridge, and a large bank of board games.

Yourcation Awaits

A free coffee bar is also available in the downstairs kitchen and third floor kitchenette, making watching the beautiful sunrises and sunsets from the houses numerous porches and rooftop the ultimate dream. 

 

Where to Eat

1. Chiringo

Hop in the rental car and head towards Grayson Beach to find the beachside gem called Chiringo that serves Spanish-style dishes, fresh seafood, and handmade cocktails. 

Featuring only the freshest saltwater staples and product, guests can dine inside or on the open air rooftop to enjoy beautiful Gulf views. 

Rosemary Beach 3

While it is best to go at sunset, reservations can be made for any time Chiringo’s is open. Recommended menu items include the ‘Snapper Fish Spread,’ the ‘Fried Gulf Shrimp Basket,’ and the luxe ‘Lobster Roll’ served on a toasted brioche bun with fresh lemon.

2. La Crema Tapas & Chocolate

Located across the street from The Pearl Hotel in downtown Rosemary Beach, La Crema Tapas & Chocolate provides a unique experience for diners wishing to try authentic Spanish cuisines. 

This bright, cozy cafe offers small plates, chocolate confections, homemade sangria, and other craft cocktails. 

Rosemary Beach 5

There is an outdoor dining area street side that is perfect for people watching (especially with a cold sangria in hand), but the restaurant doesn’t take reservations, so make sure you get there early to snag a prime spot.

Recommended menu items to order include the ‘Seafood Paella’, the ‘Cheese Fondue with Crudites’, and a glass of red sangria.

3. The Pearl

One of the most popular — and stunning — hotels in the Rosemary Beach area, The Pearl Hotel, is a vibrant, luxury hotel located in downtown Rosemary Beach. Resembling architecture one would find in the South of France, The Pearl features an art gallery, an award-winning spa, and an AAA Four-Diamond restaurant, Havana beach Bar & Grill. 

The Pearl Hotel

Guests can dine at the restaurant in a number of ways (and all of them are good choices!) The main dining room has live piano music nightly, the veranda has full views of the Gulf and Main Street, the rooftop is the perfect place for sunset, and the lounge is a great place to meet friends for a cocktail.

Food served here is farm-to-table and features a fusion of cuisine from the Texas, Louisiana, and Cuban, and Mexican cultures. 

4. Modica Market

A short drive down the road from the Yourcation Awaits property, sits a hidden gem tucked away in Seaside, Florida: the Modica Market grocery store.

An eclectic mix of global and local cuisines, plus libations and cooking essentials, Modica Market is a can’t miss spot if you find yourself in 30A. This isn’t your typical grocery store, however.

Located in the middle of the store is a bar that serves fresh cut meats, homemade side dishes, and our personal favorite: jumbo mimosas to-go! Filled with fresh fruit, champagne, and Florida orange juice, a small is $8 and a large is $12.

Pro tip: A few short steps from Modica Market, one can also find The Great Southern Cafe. Here, they serve the most unique and prettiest cocktails to go! We recommend the “Cocolada” with fat free vanilla ice-cream, dark rum, pineapple rum, and coconut milk with a side of oysters on the half shell.

 

Where to Play

1. Seacrest Beach

An upscale, private beach located down the road from Aly’s, Seacrest Beach is a spot for endless relaxation. 

Boasting sugar white sand and turquoise waters, a morning spent on Seacrest Beach is a morning well spent.

30A Beaches

Even better, the beach is home to a local grocery store, Seacrest Sundries, and a popular bike trail called Timpoochee Trail (the perfect place to ride your bike from Peddlers 30A). There is a private pool located at High Pointe Resort, with two more pools located at The Villas at Seacrest which are the two largest pools in the area.

Since the beach is private, access can be rather difficult. However, if you stay at the Yourcation Awaits property, entrance to the beach and multiple pools is included in the price of the stay.

 2. Peddlers 30A Bike Rentals

Known as the largest bike rental company in Rosemary Beach, Peddlers 30A is more than just a place to rent bikes.

Aly's Beach

The bike Pavillion, which is located in Seacrest, also features a fun bar called Peddlers Pub, where you can grab a cold drink on a hot Florida day. The location recently opened up a full-service sit-down bar and restaurant called Kickstand that plays live music nightly during the summer. There are also fun local shops selling unique art and beauty products in the Pavilion a short walk away.

Bike rentals run between $30 to $40 depending on the type of bike.

3. Camp Helen State Park

Less than five minutes drive from the Yourcation Awaits property, Camp Helen State Park is a oceanside playground perfect for spending a day outdoors.

Camp Helen State Park Florida

Using the honor system to pay an entrance fee of your choice (recommended $4 minimum), Camp Helen is a 183-acre park where people can walk, bike, beach comb, bird watch, or hike! 

Camp Helen State Park

It’s a mile walk through sand from the parking lot to the beach, but the views (and the shell harvesting!) is well worth the work out.  

This spot can get crowded especially in the summer, so it is best to arrive to the park when it opens at 8am. The entrance fee is good for the entire day, and you can stay until the park closes. It’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places, so it is an absolute must-see when visiting the 30A area.

When to Visit 30A

While 30A is beautiful year-round, the best month to plan a visit is in the month of October. The tourist crowds are gone, and the weather is still amazing with the water of the Gulf still being warm enough for swimming.

This month, adult visitors can also enjoy one of the state's largest and chicest costume parties at the posh Aly's Beach. Attendees go all out in beautiful attire and dance until the morning hours. 

Fly Away with STK

While the last year and a half have been uncertain and less than ideal for everyone, recent reports have shown a glimmer of hope on the horizon for the future of the travel and hospitality industry. In fact, a recent consumer survey from VRBO, the American vacation rental online marketplace, 82 percent of families have a trip planned for 2021, while 65 percent of travelers overall said they had more plans to travel in 2021 than they did in previous years.

Airplane Seat Covers

Regardless of where your travel takes you or how you get to your destination, the Safe Travels Kit hopes to accompany you — on the road, on the rails, or in the sky.

Our first-to-market antimicrobial and hypoallergenic travel and airline bedding kits include an ultra-soft seat cover that fits both economy and business seats, a standard size pillow cover (15x20in that can also be used as a seat back tray cover), 10 sanitizing wipes, and one surgical face mask packed into a parachute washable packing cube, all to ensure a cleaner, more comfortable journey. Kits can also be personalized by adding monogram with luxe stitching of up to three letters for only a $10 add on on your pillow case. Sets are also washable up to 40x! 


Airplane Seat Cover

Visit www.safetravelskit.com to learn more about our brand journey, product information, and our dedication to sustainable travel initiatives through our partnership with Team Trees.

Airplane Seat Cover

Safe Travels!

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