You’ve bought your plane tickets, booked accommodation and organized all the internal land-transfers of your grand holiday. All that’s left for you to do is to pack your bags and you’ll be ready to go! However, packing for a trip is a challenge in itself. You never know exactly what you have to bring and you also have to take into account the maximum baggage weight limit in your planning. Here are 5 packing tips that could, perhaps, make selecting your holiday wardrobe (and fitting it all in your suitcase) a little bit easier.
First-time study abroad students often make the mistake of packing too much or too little. Some students want to bring every comfort of home along and others get caught up by the romantic notion of heading out to explore the world with nothing more than a toothbrush and a passport. Savvy travelers know that the best adventures happen when you travel light and are equipped with some necessities.
Mistakes happen when traveling overseas, but you can reduce the impact of small glitches if you have a few practical items packed on your carry-on. [Read more…]
You’ve spent weeks planning this vacation, but it can all get ruined in an instant when the airline loses your luggage. It happens fairly frequently: last year, two million unlucky travelers reported lost luggage. While the majority were able to retrieve their belongings, the experience certainly put a damper on their trip. And nearly 70,000 of them never got their luggage back at all!
Here’s what you can to do top prevent your luggage from getting lost, and what to do in case Murphy’s Law strikes and the airline tells you, ‘We can’t find your things.’ [Read more…]
Backpacking is a very popular form of visiting a country and its practice has been rising over the years. Backpacking can be considered a more adventurous way of seeing a country and also one that is more economical, the reason why many people who have limited budgets prefer this kind of alternative when traveling in other countries. But backpacking has its own challenges and also its own requirements and these are something you need to take into consideration when packing your stuff for a backpacking trip. In fact, packing is one of the most common difficulties of every backpacker but with tips from expert backpackers you’ll be able to surmount this difficulty and make packing easier. [Read more…]
One of the most trying parts of going on a trip are packing your luggage and discovering how heavy it is. The issue is compounded when you actually lug your heavy luggage through the airport and all the way to your hotel. A too-heavy luggage can put a serious damper on any trip so the solution is pretty obvious – pack lightly by identifying stuff you won’t need on your trip and eliminating it from the stuff you’ll put in your luggage. [Read more…]