Is there anything better than Europe in autumn? From leaf peeping to city sightseeing, packing for a European fall vacation can be a challenge. This packing guide will help you pack smart and stylish for your trip. Whether you’re visiting London, Paris, Barcelona, or Lisbon, you’ll be feeling and looking cool.
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Is there anything better than Europe in summer? From beach days to city sightseeing, packing for a European summer vacation can be a challenge. This packing guide will help you pack smart and stylish for your trip. Whether you’re visiting London, Paris, Barcelona, or Lisbon, you’ll be feeling and looking cool.
Spending a week at an all-inclusive resort during the winter is undoubtedly a good idea. There’s lots of daylight, beautiful white sand to sink your toes in, and tons of delicious, healthy foods available. Whether you want to explore Mexican cenotes, go snorkelling in the Dominican Republic, or drink mojitos in Cuba, there’s something for everyone to chase away the winter blues. Using my 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 packing list method, I’ve put together a capsule wardrobe that will take you from the beaches of Veradero to the restaurants of Riviera Maya to the discos of Ochos Rios and back again.
Spending some time in Puerto Rico during the winter is undoubtedly a good idea. There’s lots of daylight, beautiful white sand to sink your toes in, and tons of delicious foods available. Whether you want to explore glowing bio bays, learn how to surf, immerse yourself in Boricua culture or seek out the best mofongo on the island, there’s something for everyone to chase away the winter blues. Use this capsule wardrobe to look your best without overpacking.
Italy is one of the most popular summer vacation destinations in Europe, and for good reason. Even though it can get scorching hot there’s something about gelatos and Vespas and pizza that make it a magical travel destination. Use this capsule wardrobe to capture “la Bella figura” without overpacking.
The best thing about car camping is that you’re not as limited in your gear. You can indulge in gourmet camp meals, bring extra blankets, or even bring that guitar for campfire entertainment. And yes, you can have fun with your campground wardrobe.
Packing for Monteverde, Costa Rica isn’t like packing for destinations in the tropical country. Its inland location and higher elevation creates the stunning cloud forest but it also makes for cooler evenings and wetter days. Pack prepared!
Mexico makes the perfect winter getaway with it’s warm weather and sunshine, beaches, and tasty food. Packing requires a bit more than throwing a couple of swimsuits into your suitcase and calling it a day. With that in mind, I’ve put together a capsule wardrobe so that you’ll know just what to pack for a Mexican beach vacation that gives you lots of options with that laidback vacay style.
Santorini, Greece is one of those magical, bucket-list destinations that dreams are made of. It’s also hot and crowded in the summer which is why I recommend visiting in the fall. With that in mind, I’ve put together a capsule wardrobe so that you’ll know just what to pack for Santorini in the fall that gives you lots of options with some of that classic Greek style.
Paris in Spring can be a magical time, but it can also be a confusing time to pack for. Parisians are also famously fashionable. With that in mind, I’ve put together a capsule wardrobe for Paris in the spring that gives you lots of layering options with some of that classic French style.
Spring is one of my favourite times to visit New York. You skip the summer smog and the winter cold, but knowing what to wear in New York in Spring can be tricky. Using my 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 packing list method, I’ve put together a guide to help you cover all your activities with style.
You just hit Complete Purchase on plane tickets to Costa Rica. Congrats! You’re going to love it! I’ve been to the beautiful little Central American country twice and had amazing experiences both times. But knowing what to pack for Costa Rica can be tricky. Using my 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 packing list method, I’ve put together a guide to help you cover all your activities with style.
Without a doubt, one of the other staples of any St. Johns’ summer is the annual Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival. It typically follows on the heels of the George Street Festival, but it couldn’t be more different, including what people wear.
Hostels are great ways to make any trip more affordable. I mean, you can’t beat a clean bed, ensuite, and breakfast for $30/night can you? But staying in a hostel means there are a few extra things I need to pack. Find out what they are.
Whether you go carry-on only or you check a bag, if you’re taking a long haul flight you’re also going to want a smaller cabin bag to tote all your in-flight essentials. Getting this right can mean the difference between a comfortable flight and being miserable.
Whether you’re visiting for a long weekend or a longer trip, with just a few staples, you can look chic and comfortable all at the same time. Autumn can be a confusing time when planning a travel wardrobe. Will it be light sweater weather or knit cap and scarf weather? So what to pack for Amsterdam in the fall?
Spring is one of the best times to visit London. The temperatures are starting to go up but the hordes of summer tourists haven’t descended on the city yet. Whether you’re visiting for a long weekend or a longer trip, with just a few staples, you can look chic and comfortable all at the same time.
After visiting places like Costa Rica and Nicaragua, I thought I had a pretty good idea of what I’d need for a two week trip around the tropical island of Palawan in the Philippines. Now that I’m back in Canada, I wanted to share with you what would make it into my backpack for a return trip to the island nation.
I visited Dubrovnik in September 2012 and, though it’s the only time I’ve been so far, I think it’s the perfect time to visit King’s Landing. The weather is still warm enough for shorts and swimming in the sea but the crowds are thinner. When thinking about what to pack I kept coming back to items with a nautical or Mediterranean vibe. What would you pack?