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Taking Comfort

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 09.02.2014 | Parents
Ann V. Klotz

On the threshold between the life we've known and her departure, I slide my credit card, serve as Sherpa from store to home. We stuff the comforter into a huge bag, vacuum out the air, shrinking it into a manageable cube. The piles grow, spawn -- a Bed Bath & Beyond annex in our living room.

Five Essential Travel Tips For Small Business Owners

Maura Nevel Thomas | Posted 08.30.2014 | Small Business
Maura Nevel Thomas

If you're a small business owner, there's not really the option of closing the office when traveling on business. Here are the tools and strategies I've found that keep me calm, comfortable and productive when I'm away from my home base.

So Empty Is My Nest

Bushra Alvi | Posted 08.29.2014 | Parents
Bushra Alvi

A parent's love for a child is the strongest and purest bond of all humanity and for this reason one of the hardest things for a parent to do is to wave goodbye as their child leaves for college.

10 Tiny Travel Accessories Fit for Your Keychain

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Your bag is packed. Your carry-on is arranged. But is your keychain ready? With so many travel-friendly items that can ride along with your keys, customizing your ring for each trip can be the highlight of your travel-prep routine.

8 Items the College Kid Never Unpacks

Domino | Posted 07.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Some things are better left at home (sorry, Mom).

14 Do's and Don'ts For Honeymoon Packing

Adam Warner | Posted 08.24.2014 | Weddings
Adam Warner

Now it's time to get packed for that once-in-a-lifetime vacation. Follow these easy organizational tips and travel recommendations to ensure your trip goes as smoothly as possible.

How To Properly Fold A Jacket To Avoid Wrinkles

Sonia Gil | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

This is a short and simple trick that can make all the difference. Ever wonder why men always look so crisp and tidy even after a ten hour trip? Their secret: they know how to fold a jacket.

10 Packing Mistakes You'll Definitely Regret

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Unexpected baggage fees and unfortunate run-ins with the TSA are just a few consequences of totally preventable packing mistakes. Avoid these 10 all-too-common slip-ups to ensure packing perfection the next time you travel.

Locks, Storage and Hygiene

Sonia Gil | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

Yes, we all love to keep our luggage safe and secure. That's why luggage locks are an essential accessory when we embark on any type of travel. But not all locks are made the same.

How to Pack for Study Abroad

Sonia Gil | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

I have spent extended periods of time abroad quite a bit. I have been in London for three months, in China for six months, and in France for five weeks. So, believe me, I know what I'm talking about. Here is what you need to do.

How to Fold a Shirt in Three Seconds

Sonia Gil | Posted 07.12.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

If you are a constant traveler (and even if you aren't), you know that time is of the essence. In order to avoid spending precious time folding shirts, here is a trick to have it ready and folded in just three seconds!

It's Official: Women Are Way Worse At Packing

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel

We all know the rules of suitcase packing, but who follows them more closely: guys or girls? Women might not be so happy with the answer. Ninety...

Create a Lasting Impact While on Your Next Trip With Virgin Limited Edition's Pack for a Purpose

JustLuxe | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

(Photo Courtesy of Kasbah Tamadot) By Nicolle Monico Kasbah Tamadot, Sir Richard Branson's Moroccan retreat, is no doubt a refuge for the ultra-weal...

The Right Way to Pack Your Luggage!

Budget Travel | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Maximize your suitcase space by following our handy guide to what to bring and what to leave at home. You may be surprised by what we've uncovered!

Nine Packing Tips for Lazy People

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.29.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Digging out your suitcase, deciding what to bring, panicking that you've forgotten something -- it's no way to start a trip. That's why we've distilled the art of packing down to nine essential tips that will transform the way you pack, even if you're a lazy procrastinator.

10 Multiuse Travel Products You Need to Pack

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.22.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Save space in your suitcase with these travel products that serve two or more purposes at once. Think a flashlight that doubles as a battery pack, a suitcase that serves as a chair, and a travel pillow that supports more than your neck.

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Moving

realtor.com | Posted 05.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

To help your move go smoothly, we offer these 10 common pitfalls we hope you can avoid:

10 Reasons You're Packing Too Much

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Do you struggle to make it through the airport with your unusually large suitcase? Do baggage fees dominate your credit card statements? Does your lug...

Packing for Baby's 1st Road Trip

Dana Holmes | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Dana Holmes

My husband and I were asking ourselves this exact question last week as we were prepping for our first weekend away from home with our 4-month-old infant. Because I can have my OCD moments, I decided that we should bring everything and then figure out what we didn't need, versus taking nothing and learning the hard way.

8 Nifty Little Items You Always Forget to Pack

Budget Travel | Posted 04.26.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

No matter where you're traveling next, there are a few things you can add to your grab-and-go bag that will make everything run a little more smoothly. Meet eight items that will turn you into the MacGyver of the vacation set.

25 DIY Travel Hacks That Will Change how you Pack Forever

The Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel

Packing for a trip can be a daunting task, this we know. Whether you're concerned about saving space in your bag or the size restrictions on the l...

Travel Tips: Compressing Your Packing With a Vacuum Cleaner

Sonia Gil | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

Ever wanted to fit your winter packing into one carry-on? Here's how: take your vacuum cleaner and put everything into a compression bag!

21 Things to Pack for a Trip to a Developing Country

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

If you're destined for a place where it's easier to buy a goat than a bottle of Purell, or where the locals think that "Samsonite" is the name of an American airline, find space next to your swimsuit for these essentials.

8 Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Weekend Getaway

Budget Travel | Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Escaping for a long weekend can be the best, right? But these tragic -- and totally avoidable! -- blunders can turn your quick getaway into "get me outta here!"

The Real Reason Moms Need Vacations

Lisa Oppenheimer | Posted 04.02.2014 | Parents
Lisa Oppenheimer

Common wisdom has it that moms need vacations to recover from the exhaustion that accompanies regular life. Nooooo.