Travel to the Beautiful Berkshires for Winter Fun.

We spent a week at Bentley Brook resort at the foot of the mountain at Jiminy Peak Mountain resort.  It is a beautiful area with a lot to do besides skiing. I must say that the skiing and snowboarding are great and the mountain views are beautiful. As a new skier in my 50s.with limited abilities, I still enjoyed some skiing. I enjoyed other activities Read More »
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In the News: Billerica inventor designs an easier way to travel

Posted Oct 16, 2015 Credit: Billerica MinuteMan Demetra Papas, a Billerica resident and former English-as-a-second-language teacher, created a way to make traveling easier. Papas is the inventor of the Demi Hugger, a neoprene strap that attaches to the handle of a suitcase to keep items in place. The invention can hug a variety of items including purses, backpacks and teddy bears. Papas started developing the Read More »
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Check out our new review from the Educational Tourist

Natalie Tanner, also known as Miss. ET and a writer of Educational Tourist, has recently written a review on the Demi Hugger during one of her many family trips.   Check out how she used the Demi Hugger here: Read More »

Demi Hugger is now available on

We are pleased to announce that the Demi Hugger is now available to be purchased at, the world's highly popular, trusted and convenient e-commerce online store.   Simply click on the image button to our Demi Hugger Product page. Read More »
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Demi Hugger Travels to The Grand Tetons and Jackson, Wyoming

   The most stunning mountain views I have ever seen. The beauty of the Grand Tetons in June 2015 rivals the Swiss Alps. The mountains had enough snow to highlight the details of the beautifully sculpted mountain range.   Grand Teton National Park offers dramatic vistas and a geologic story that is by no means complete. Geologic forces such as erosion and glaciation still sculpt the Read More »
Demi Hugger won EforAll Consumer Product Pitch Contest

Demi Hugger won EforAll Consumer Product Pitch Contest

We are pleased to announce that Demi Hugger was awarded $500 from the EforAll Consumer Product Pitch Contest on Janaury 29, 2015.  Seven contestants and a wild card presented their pitches, but Demetra won the third place. Congratulations to Demetra. Read More »

What is a Demi Hugger?

Ever try to balance a lot of stuff on top of your suitcase or fling all those bags over your shoulder while rolling your suitcase through the airport only to have them crash in a heap across the floor? Not anymore thanks to the Demi Hugger! The Demi Hugger is the newest travel companion and the best travel invention since the rolling suitcase. It’s a Read More »

Demi Hugger was featured in the Lowell Sun Newspaper

Billerica woman's 'Demi Hugger' aims to ease travel By Dan O'Brien, December 28, 2014 [br] LOWELL -- There are many ways in which traveling can be a pain. From getting airline tickets and booking hotel rooms to rentingnting automobiles, arranging a trip can be costly and time-consuming. And then there's one thing for which even the Digital Age offers no help: luggage. To get Read More »