Packing Tips


Must Have Travel Items

You’re probably being bombarded with gift guides right now. This is not a gift guide. Conveniently, though, I wrote it just in time for the holidays. So, if you don’t already have these items, now’s the time to put them on your wish list. Or treat yo’self! These must-have travel items are perfect for anyone for any trip. I personally […]


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Ultimate Healthy Travel Kit 10

Accidents and emergencies happen while traveling as often as they do while at home. Although, while traveling, we don’t have the convenience of a fully stocked medicine cabinet to cure our aches and pains. Most places you travel to will have the resources to get medical supplies and medications – hospitals, pharmacies, etc. But, consider the travel time between destinations. […]


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Stop Losing Your Stuff While Traveling 10

Losing your stuff while traveling blows, especially when it’s your own fault. I’m definitely not talking about theft. I’m talking about absent-mindedly leaving your stuff behind. Facepalm. The stuff I end up leaving behind is usually a layer that I’m using while in transit – a cardigan or a zip-up hoodie. I’ll warm up and end up taking it off, […]


Essentials of a Traveling Serial Straightener

I have a serious case of wanting what I cannot have. I’m talking about stick straight, wake up in the morning and go, perfect hair. I actually have to work hard to get that look. Instead, I have baby-fine, unruly, uncontrollable curls. My favorite (i.e. emotionally scarring) nicknames growing up included names such as poodle and fuzzball. Over the years […]


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Three Things I Always Travel With 2

Whether I am flying six hours to California or just taking the ferry over to Martha’s Vineyard for the weekend I always travel with these three items. I pretty much use these at home on a daily basis anyway, so why would I ever travel without them!? These are the three things I always travel with: 1. Aquaphor Aquaphor is a magical […]