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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—...

Packing Procrastination! How to Fill Your Bag Fast

Packing Procrastination! How to Fill Your Bag Fast
Find yourself avoiding your empty suitcase until the very last second? Learn how to bypass the 11th hour scramble with these power packing moves from an Eagle Creek expert! Whether you’re jetting out of town for a long weekend, taking off for a weeklong vacation in the Caribbean, or leaving for an...

How to Pack for a Girls Spring Break Trip to Mexico

How to Pack for a Girls Spring Break Trip to Mexico
Counting down the days until you can hightail it out of the cold winter and onto sunny beaches south of the border? Pass the time with proper planning! Use these insider tips to put together the ultimate spring break packing list for Mexico. If you’re fortunate enough to be fending off the winter...

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