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Packing Tips

The Easiest Way To Pack Up Your Garage

Laura McHolm | Posted 07.21.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

When it comes to packing up your home for a move, the garage is often the last room packed. Let's face it, we put it off due to the sheer number of things piled up and the items in the garage are the most awkward things to pack.

Wanderlust: A Packing List

Kerry Neville | Posted 07.14.2016 | Travel
Kerry Neville

Essentials, practical and purposeful, for your journey

Travel Protocol: Top 8 Tips for Packing the Perfect Suitcase

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel
Sharon Schweitzer

Unpacking your suitcase after arriving should be seamless as you find your favorite shoes and lucky socks. Packing efficiently saves space, time, and ensures no necessary belongings are left behind.

10 Travel Lifesavers

Christine Johnson | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel
Christine Johnson

Vacations can be stressful, especially if you are traveling with kids. I am always looking for items that will make travel easier. There are certain things I kick myself for forgetting because I consider them an essential for a trip. Here are my 10 travel lifesavers.

3 Tips to Keep Important Documents Safe During a Move

Laura McHolm | Posted 06.01.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

What should you do with your birth certificate, social security card, passport, banking documents, will, and all of the other valuable papers? You know better than to pack them up and send them in the moving truck or ship them. But, what is the best way to keep them safe and accessible during your move?

5 Tips To Avoid Over Packing

Alicia Barnes | Posted 05.13.2016 | Travel
Alicia Barnes

Going away for the weekend is a nice way to take a break from the daily routine. A short plane, train, bus or car ride away, you can instantly be tran...

VIDEO: 7 Ingenious Packing Hacks for Your Romantic Weekend Getaway

Oyster | Posted 05.04.2016 | Travel
Oyster

When planning a romantic weekend getaway, you want everything to go perfectly -- from start to finish. After all, no one wants to have to worry about ...

What to Pack For a Winter Week in Iceland

Nadia El Ferdaoussi | Posted 05.02.2016 | Travel
Nadia El Ferdaoussi

Before my first trip there, I had no idea what to pack for a winter week in Iceland. It just looks so cold, but it was actually the same temperature a...

These Travel Hacks Will Take Your Trip To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.17.2016 | Travel

Good news, globetrotters: traveling a ton doesn't have to be complicated. Whether you’re wondering how to pack efficiently or find the cheapest flig...

These Are The Items A Travel Writer ALWAYS Packs On Vacation

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.15.2016 | Travel

Are you one of those people who overpacks for a trip? Well, according to a travel expert, the list of bare necessities is quite simple. Conde Nast Tra...

My Top 6 Packing Tips

Heather Keleher | Posted 04.14.2016 | Travel
Heather Keleher

Hawaii to South-East Asia to Australia and New Zealand to Southern Africa: 8 countries, 3 continents, summer, winter, and a supreme packing challenge. So how do you pack for a multi-month, multi-location trip? Here are my tips to packing a diverse and compact suitcase!

9 Life-Changing Ways to Find Yourself With Solo Travel

Rachael Yahne | Posted 04.14.2016 | Travel
Rachael Yahne

The path to finding your purpose is a steep one, both challenging and revelatory, unique to every individual yet universal in certain lessons and necessities. So regardless of whether you're planning a one year trip around the world, or just amping up to finally make that cross-country move or climb the corporate ladder at your dream job, these are the tools you'll need.

Don't Pack It, Rent It: You Might Want To Have These Items Delivered

Map Happy | Posted 04.07.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Everyone loves having a meal delivered to their hotel room from the onsite restaurant. Room service is a quintessential perk when traveling. This pos...

11 Reasons Why Virgin Coconut Oil Should be on Your Travel Packing Essentials List

Melissa Legarda | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel
Melissa Legarda

Since discovering the natural miracle (repeat, miracle) that is raw organic virgin coconut oil, my life has changed for the better. I've thrown away m...

How to Pack in a Carry On: Travel Smarter

Amanda Pavlock | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
Amanda Pavlock

When I first met my husband, I told him I was the best packer.  He most likely thought in the beginning during those "courting" months as I like to c...

The Best Free Attractions In Major European Cities

Thrillist | Posted 02.23.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Barbara Woolsey @barbarawoolsey Credit: JAN KRANENDONK/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Traveling in Europe is not cheap. A night of debauchery in Amste...

Vacation Packing Tips: The Kid's Suitcase

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.08.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer A new year means new family travels. Yay! It also means lots of ...

The Single Worst Packing Mistake You Can Make

SmarterTravel | Posted 12.10.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Packing may be the most stressful element of your vacation preparation. We've all forgotten to pack something important, packed too much, or not enoug...

3 Smarter Ways You Should Be Packing Your Suitcase

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 12.07.2015 | Travel

Chances are you're going to be traveling somewhere in the next few weeks. Whether you're hopping on a flight, catching a train or driving somewhere fo...

Neat Freaks, Rejoice! Things Packed Practically For 5 Kinds Of Vacations

Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel

If your secret vice is trolling Things Organized Neatly and rearranging your sock drawer for optimum sock retrieval, chances are you’ve elevated vac...

7 Music Festival Must Haves

David Duran | Posted 11.24.2015 | Arts
David Duran

I've been to a few outdoor music festivals recently and each time, I always found myself being envious of someone who thought of the perfect thing to bring with them. There's always that one item that you wish you would have thought to bring, and once you are there, it's too little, too late.

How to Survive: Packing for a Trip

Honey Good | Posted 11.24.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

I am a world traveler so you can trust my advice when it comes to packing with ease. Not the laying out of our wardrobe, darlings...that is never easy, though I do have my tips for another time.

There's No Other Holiday Packing List You Need Than This One.

Map Happy | Posted 11.19.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

I'm going home for the holidays and I'm going to bring... my pajamas. How fast can I be by the fireplace, sipping on eggnog and drifting to sleep w...

Suitcase snapshot: A survey of American packing habits

Cheapflights | Posted 11.13.2015 | Travel
Cheapflights

Are you a folder or a roller, a planner or procrastinator? Do you make lists or toss items into a bag at the last minute and hope for the best? Cheapf...

6 Things I Have Learned From Moving Internationally

Elena Prokopets | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel
Elena Prokopets

Moving is never easy, especially abroad. But you shouldn't stress out too much and make it look difficult. If you can tame the anxiety and stress, everything will go really smoothly! Living abroad is an incredible experience, so when the opportunity comes your way, grab it!