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How to Pack Oversized Items When Flying

How to Pack Oversized Items When Flying
Whether you’re toting a guitar, a bike, or a stroller, there are plenty of restrictions when it comes to checking and carrying on large, bulky items. Follow this checklist to make sure that your item makes it on board—and arrive safely at your final destination. When you're preparing for a flight,...

How to Pack for a Destination Wedding

How to Pack for a Destination Wedding
Heading somewhere exotic to witness one of your favorite couples tie the knot? Make sure you’ve packed all the essentials for the ceremony, reception—and your own built-in mini-break! Wedding season is in full swing—which means that you’re maybe starting to notice invitations to destination...

Your Ultimate Cruise Packing List: 5 Travel Bag Must-Haves

Your Ultimate Cruise Packing List: 5 Travel Bag Must-Haves
One of the coolest aspects of cruising? Going to tons of destinations but only unpacking once! Make sure you know exactly what to put in your bag before you take to the high seas. One of the key benefits of taking a cruise is getting to explore multiple locations while only having to wrestle with...

Budget Travel: 5 Best Destinations That Cost Under $30 a Day

Budget Travel: 5 Best Destinations That Cost Under $30 a Day
Travel doesn’t have to be expensive! Check out the best budget destinations. You can have a life-changing, unforgettable trip to some of the globe’s top destinations for under $30 a day? Believe it or not, this kind of budget travel can certainly be done. Those willing to accept modest...

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...

Travel Hacking: How to Get the Best Airline Seats and Priority Boarding

Travel Hacking: How to Get the Best Airline Seats and Priority Boarding
From scoring elite status to sweet talking gate agents, there’s always a way to score better airline seats and faster boarding. Boarding the plane first and sitting in a desirable seat might not get you to your destination any faster – but these small actions can make you feel a lot more relaxed...

Quiz: Are You Ready for a Round the World Trip?

Quiz: Are You Ready for a Round the World Trip?
Find out if you’ve got the funds, gear, and motivation you need to launch the journey of a lifetime! Are you ready to depart on a worldwide, multi-month expedition? An RTW (round the world) trip can take a fairly extensive amount of planning and preparation—not to mention something of a lifestyle...

5 Adventurous Ideas for Active Girlfriend Getaways

5 Adventurous Ideas for Active Girlfriend Getaways
Who says a trip with your sisters or best friends has to center exclusively around spas and shopping? Schedule some true bonding time with a girlfriend getaway that also packs in some serious adventure. You’ve been planning a vacation with your closest friends for ages—and finally managed to lock...

Travel Rain Day: How Real Travelers Beat a Bad Weather Forecast

Travel Rain Day: How Real Travelers Beat a Bad Weather Forecast
Don’t let a downpour ruin your vacation! Make the most of inclement weather with advice from travel bloggers on finding the sunny side of rainstorms. Patrícia Cuní knows all about dealing with bad weather on vacation. During a trip to Ljubljana, Slovenia, the Madaboutravel.com blogger headed out to...

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,...

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