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How to Not Need a Vacation After a Family Vacation

Marva Soogrim | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel
Marva Soogrim

With a vacation ahead, parents and children are excited as they look forward to the day they depart for their new adventure. A family vacation is all about having fun, relaxing, and exploring new places and cultures.

6 Tips For A Stress-Free Move

Justin Stein | Posted 08.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Justin Stein

Whether you live in a fourth floor walk-up or the penthouse of an elevator building, moving in the city can be stressful, expensive and time consuming. I've been moving New Yorkers in-and-out of their apartments for over six years. Here are my quick tips to ensure an easy and affordable move.

A Thousand Clown Cars

Sandy Thomas | Posted 08.04.2015 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

It's like a thousand clown cars stopped all over the city and people started pouring out of them. Everywhere you look there are people wheeling suitcases to their lodgings. Bleary-eyed travelers that were Glenn and me a few days ago, walk in a Bataan Death March line dance.

6 Packing Mistakes To Avoid When Traveling With Kids

MiniTime | Posted 07.20.2015 | Travel
MiniTime

Don't let packing become a nightmare! A bad packing strategy can mean you don't get the most out of your family vacation. When packing for your family vacation, these usual culprits should be avoided at all costs.

5 Tricks To Keeping Your Cool And Making Time For Brunch On Moving Day

Posted 07.14.2015 | HuffPost Home

Remember that day you moved? Of course you do. You also remember your root canal and every time you got a $5 savings bond in a birthday card. On w...

How to Travel Like a Flight Attendant

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.06.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

U.S. News decided to pick the brains of people who travel the most: flight attendants. We chatted with new and veteran flight attendants for tips on packing, overcoming jet lag and how to make the most of your destination.

11 Packing Hacks That Will Change the Way You Travel

JackThreads | Posted 06.19.2015 | Travel
JackThreads

The worst aspect of traveling is packing your bags. And with the mounting fees being imposed by greedy airline executives, the art of efficiently fitting a bunch of clothes into a confined space is invaluable as ever.

How to Pack for an 18-Day Trip in a Carry-On

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

It sounds like an impossible feat: pack for an 18-day trip in a single carry-on-sized suitcase. But Social Media Specialist Melissa proves that it's possible, as she did just the thing on her recent trip to Eastern Europe.

10 Well-Traveled Women on What You Need in Your Travel Wardrobe

Carrie Visintainer | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
Carrie Visintainer

I love pretty much everything about travel... except packing. There are so many questions. What will the weather do? How do I know what I'll need? What won't get wrinkled? Someone must have this figured out, right?

Splurge-Worthy Travel Gadgets That Make A Huge Difference

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Some travel items you can splurge on, some you can skimp on. (We learned this the hard way after having one too many cheap suitcases fall apart on us.) Here are our picks for the essential travel products that are worth spending a little bit more on.

Everything You Need To Know About Planning A Last Minute Trip

Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel

Recent surveys reveal that Americans only use 51 percent of their eligible paid vacation days and other time off -- which, if you think about it, is r...

10 Hacks That Instantly Upgrade Your Trip

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel

Pro travelers are always game for a travel hack, especially when it's one they've never thought of before. A single game-changing trick can mean the d...

11 Weird Things You Never Knew You Could Bring On A Plane

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel

Did you pack your parachute?

6 Packing Tips for Hoarders

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

The first step in reigning in an overpacking habit is to set up some ground rules and goals. Packing, like any organizational activity, requires a game plan. You be the coach: Ask yourself what perfect packing means to you.

The Makeup Packing Question

Map Happy | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

It wasn't until after going through security several times that I realized I probably should have never worried so much about packing my makeup properly in the first place.

Packing for Seven Countries With Three Kids: A Joy or a Nightmare?

Michael DeSa | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

Packing for an international trip can be tricky. Packing for a seven month expedition to a new continent, spanning seven different countries and three seasons, with five family members is overwhelming.

Packing for Your Trip to Europe: Then & Now

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

Our ultimate packing round-up has all the details to make packing for your trip significantly less stressful--no sun-dials needed.

Packing Tips From Travel Experts

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Whether it's a scent, a special snack, or a specific pair of shoes, everyone has something they're always sure to bring with them on a trip. Here, seven frequent travelers (and expert packers) share what they'd never leave home without.

How to Pack for a Week With Only 10 Items of Clothing

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Travel light by packing pieces you can mix and match for a week's worth of looks.

An Unusual Use For Vinegar

www.today.com | Posted 12.18.2014 | HuffPost Home

Does it seem that no matter how carefully you pack and fold, your clothes end up in a wrinkled mess by the time you reach your destination? ...

10 Travel Essentials You Need During The Holidays

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

What can we do to help out the travelers in the lead up to this busy travel period? We've put our heads together here at HotelsCombined and have come up with a clever list of the Top Ten Travel Hacks to make your trip this Christmas easy:

5 Packing Tips for a Cold Weather Getaway

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 01.05.2015 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

With the holidays fast approaching, many of us will be packing suitcases and driving or flying to visit family. But let's face it: packing for cold winter weather is no easy task. Here are five packing tips to maximize space when headed for cooler temps.

You Forgot to Pack These 8 Things

Orbitz.com | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel
Orbitz.com

Hey, you forgot something. It's okay. Everybody does it. We interviewed hotel concierges to find out which important items travelers tend to forget the most, and we got some advice on how to best deal with your loss.

Travel Hacks from a Savvy Traveller

Quora | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel
Quora

Looking at my half packed suitcase as I write this and I might be repeating others but here are my tips for 'savvy' travelling.

10 Tips for Traveling Light (And Looking Like You Didn't)

Vayable | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Vayable

We're huge fans of the benefits of carry-on -- no extra luggage fees, no losing luggage and greater flexibility for last-minute changes in plans.