Here’s A Cruise Packing List That Won’t Make You Crazy

Seriously. A cruise packing list doesn't have to be hard. FUN CRUISE FACTLast year, 26 million people set sail on a cruise ship, or roughly the population of Georgia -- plus North and South Carolina. They floated the deep waters of the Caribbean, the luxurious rivers of Europe, or the icy brilliance of Alaska.They travelled as singles, couples, or families with kids in tow.It’s not as simple as it sounds. Because cruises often visit different counties with varying climates, it is important … [Read more...]

Travel Tips For Women Over 50 Years Traveling Alone

You have to have patience. Even if you are an experienced solo traveler, every time you go on a new trip it is normal to take your time to adjust to the solo travel and get rid of those initial nerves, that you are out in the world alone and you have to handle everything by yourself. This is why, information is primordial. Read the following travel tips for women over 50 years traveling alone. Safety Measures Plan everything ahead before you travel and choose your destination based on solid … [Read more...]

The 30 Essential Travel Items Checklist

One’s traveling style has a lot to do with one’s personality, if you ask me. However, no matter if you like to travel light, or to make sure you have all the comfort you need at your disposal, there are certain items you should always remember to pack and take along. If you’re an avid traveler like myself, I bet there are going to be some interesting items for you, on my ultimate checklist of essential travel items. Read on, and let me know what you think. 1. Speaker for iPhone You will need a … [Read more...]

International Travel Tips Packing: Unusual Tricks for Traveling Light

The point of traveling isn't about carrying as much useless stuff around you as you can, but about having just enough items to feel comfortable and have fun. The importance of packing light cannot be overemphasized, and there's nothing worse than dragging an oversized baggage around with you all day. The best international travel site will always tell you to pack wisely. Nobody will ever brag about how much stuff he/she managed to stuff in their bags, but about how much fun they had. Modern age … [Read more...]

Tips for Traveling Alone in Europe – For All Types of Travelers

So you’re finally making your life-long dream of seeing Europe come true. Only you’re going it alone. That may put a damper on how excited you are about the trip, but it really shouldn’t. In order to make sure that you have the best possible trip across the Old World, we’ve scoured the Internet high and low. We looked at advice dispensed by the best travel bloggers out there. We asked friends with experience in this field. And for all those planning to travel around the world, we put together a … [Read more...]

The Ultimate List of Traveling Alone Tips

There used to be quite the massive stigma attached to solo travel. However, as socially accepted coupling patterns and other social norms change, so is people’s attitude toward traveling alone. According to the U.S. Travel Association, 2009 alone saw 22.2 million Americans (out of a total of 170 million) take a trip by themselves for leisure purposes. There are numerous travel companies and tour operators out there who have caught on to this shift in attitudes and are trying to cater to this … [Read more...]

Packing Your Bags

Packing for Trips/Cruises/Overseas Journeys/Local Trips Magazines routinely run articles on how to pack. I’ve read quite a few of them and each time I encounter one I wonder if the writer has actually traveled, or just excerpted all the previous articles.  Here are my packing tips.  Whether you are going overseas or vacationing in the next state is irrelevant other than the airline weight restrictions. How you pack is dependent on how you travel. For instance, if you are going from home … [Read more...]

Checklist for Traveling Overseas

The list below is arranged in categories, with some description of the issues for each category. This is a generic list, that is, it tries to cover the required ground, and should give you ideas for what you want to add, but is not comprehensive. Planning: Is this your first trip overseas? Planning to travel around the world? Travel Agent: When to use a travel agent: Is this your first trip overseas? Passport: What countries do you need a passport for? For US citizens, the answer is … [Read more...]