Packing Tips

What to Pack for Paris, France: Vacation Packing List

What to Pack for Paris, France: Vacation Packing List
Anticipating a vacation to the City of Lights? Whether you’re planning a romantic trip, a whirlwind shopping tour, or just want to stroll endlessly through the charming arrondissement , use this Paris packing list to help outfit your journey. Ahhh, Paris. Just the word holds the promise of...

What to Take in Your Airplane Personal Item

What to Take in Your Airplane Personal Item
Every flight represents a rare opportunity to do exactly what you want to do for a few hours—with no last-minute calls, meetings, or demands to interrupt you! Use your time wisely by filling your carry-on bag with all of the essentials you need to maximize your mini-break at 30,000 feet. Sure,...

Hiking the Inca Trail: How to Plan and What to Pack

Hiking the Inca Trail: How to Plan and What to Pack
From price breakdowns to packing lists, this guide to planning and preparing for the Inca Trail may just be as valuable as ancient Incan gold. For the Incas, all roads led to Machu Picchu. But for travelers to Peru today, there’s really only one true way to get there: The Inca Trail. Technically,...

What to Pack for a South Africa Vacation

What to Pack for a South Africa Vacation
Whether you’re visiting to see big game on a safari or to explore the culture of Cape Town and Johannesburg, use this South Africa packing list for suggestions on what to take for your trip. As a vacation destination, South Africa seems to have it all, from natural beauty to history and culture,...

Minimalist Travel: 10 Ways to Pack 10 Pounds Lighter

Minimalist Travel: 10 Ways to Pack 10 Pounds Lighter
Find out how to whittle down the contents of your luggage to a far more manageable size and weight—without missing any precious cargo. Ready to lose the bulk of that heavy, overstuffed suitcase and experience the freedom that comes with traveling light? Here’s how to whittle down your travel bag...

What to Pack for Peru: Vacation Packing List

What to Pack for Peru: Vacation Packing List
Don’t say hasta luego to home until you’ve packed these seven travel must-haves for your Peru adventure! Peru is the land of steamy jungles, sandy deserts, high-altitude Inca ruins—and tons of topography requiring different types clothing, shoes, and travel accessories. Peru has crammed a planet’s...

Surf Trip Packing List: What to Pack to Ride the Waves

Surf Trip Packing List: What to Pack to Ride the Waves
Find out what surfers (and travelers who love surfing!) pack when heading out to chase the perfect wave. Thanks to now-ubiquitous airline fees and standard charges for checked bags , every traveler is trying to pack lighter. But how can you do that when your trip revolves around a 5-10-foot long...

Packing for Classic Safaris

Packing for Classic Safaris
Chris ‘Chez’ Chesak is Executive Director - North America/Oceania for the Adventure Travel Trade Association, which powers the consumer adventure directory at Adventure.Travel . He travels nearly 100 days a year, including to safaris in Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa. Whereas the typical,...

Pack Light: Choosing Travel Products that Multi-Task

Pack Light: Choosing Travel Products that Multi-Task
Opting for items that have multiple uses will save you space and weight in your travel bag. Here’s how to find the ones that cover all your bases. Chronic overpackers always have a similar story: We end up packing far too much in our travel bags because we’re worried that we may really need that...

Top Packing Advice and Tips for Guys

Top Packing Advice and Tips for Guys
No matter where you’re headed, these packing strategies will ensure that you’re taking the right gear for your getaway—and that your stuff arrives in perfect condition. When it comes to transporting all the goods that make up a man’s life for travel, there are ways to plan—plus a few handy tricks—...

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