Travel blog

How To Pack For Your Asian Vacation



A trip to Asia will immerse you in cultures and traditions that may be unfamiliar and exotic. The sights and sounds will captivate your attention as you visit vibrant and colorful markets, people-watch as locals go about their daily business, admire the serenity of temple grounds, and marvel at opulent palace grounds. Before embarking on your tour, be sure to set aside time for learning about the history of the places you’ll be visiting. Another area to look into is the weather at your destination in order to ensure you pack for maximum comfort on your escorted tour. The weather across the region varies from country to country, but depending on when you visit, humidity in the region may be unlike anything you have experienced before. To properly prepare for your trip, here are essential items to pack for your vacation to Asia:




Read More

Topics: Asia, Packing Lists


How To Pack For Your Ireland vacation



Packing for vacations in Ireland can be tricky, even for frequent travelers. One would think a reasonable amount of sunshine and warmth would be the norm for trips between April and September, but that is not the case. In fact, temperatures rarely get higher than 70 degrees Fahrenheit in the peak of summer! With so much uncertainty when it comes to the weather, you may be asking yourself, “Where do I even get started?”

Regardless of season, there are some standard items you should include in your luggage, and below is a packing list of must-haves for your upcoming Ireland vacation:




Read More

Topics: Ireland, Packing Lists


What To Pack For Your Transatlantic Cruise



A transatlantic cruise is a once-in-a-lifetime trip! Whether your journey starts in the Americas or Europe, you’ll see beautiful sights along the way and get to enjoy all the amenities onboard your vessel as it crosses the Atlantic Ocean. Your embarkation date can’t come fast enough, but preparing for this journey presents a unique challenge because you will be away from home for three to four weeks. Deciding what to pack can be daunting, and we have compiled a guide to help alleviate your stress so you can focus on the amazing voyage.




Read More

Topics: Packing Lists


What To Pack For Your Australia And New Zealand Vacation



 

The ideal time for Australia and New Zealand tours is during their summer months of January and February. The days are long and sunny with highs around 90 degrees Fahrenheit, while the evenings are mild with temperatures in the 60s and 70s. Consistent weather means your packing list will be relatively straightforward. Here is a list of must-pack items for your summer travels to New Zealand and Australia, whether you plan to stroll through the city, visit subtropical islands, or explore picturesque towns:




Read More

Topics: Travel Tips, Australia, New Zealand, Packing Lists


8 Common Packing Mistakes To Avoid



An upcoming vacation is certainly a reason to get excited! It is understandable that travelers may focus their attention on tour activities and excursions instead of the details involved in packing luggage. However, packing poorly adds unnecessary stress to any trip. It can compromise your plans, cost you money, or unintentionally offend locals. Below are eight common packing mistakes and how you can avoid them to ensure the best experience possible on your escorted tour:




Read More

Topics: Travel Tips, Packing Lists


What To Pack For Your Hawaiian Vacation



Aloha, Hawaii! With your vacation coming up, it’s time to start thinking about what to pack for yourtrip to Hawaii. The good news for those living in cold or rainy areas is that you can say goodbye to your bulky clothing. Temperatures throughout the year and across various islands in Hawaii are consistent, with lows between 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit and highs between 80-89 degrees Fahrenheit. This means you can count on your packing list being straightforward, and avoid the stress of debating which items to take on your tour and which items to leave behind. In fact, if you use the suggestions below as inspiration, you’ll be packing like a pro in no time.




Read More

Topics: Packing Lists


Capsule Wardrobe Essentials



A capsule wardrobe is a minimalist set of clothing. The concept was designed to help people downsize and simplify their lives. Creating a capsule wardrobe for vacations helps you travel light—in some cases you’ll be able to pack everything you need in a roll-on carry-on bag and small backpack.




Read More

Topics: Packing Lists


Summer Packing List



A summer packing list helps ensure a smooth, hassle-free vacation, whether you’re planning a road trip to visit the grandkids or flying off to explore foreign lands. Stay organized while you travel with this handy summer packing list.




Read More

Topics: Planning a Vacation, Packing Lists


What to Pack for Ireland: Top 10 Tips on Packing for the Emerald Isle





When it comes to packing for your travels there’s a saying that goes, “pack half of what you think you need and take twice as much money!” That couldn’t be more true than in Ireland with its shifting climate and unpredictable temperatures. To make the most of your limited weight allowance, here are our tips on what to pack for traveling to Ireland:




Read More

Topics: Europe, Packing Lists