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What’s What in Solid Toiletries

For the last couple of months, I’ve been trying out tons of solid travel toiletries! Carry-on travelers have been highly restricted with their liquids since 2006, and in recent months, powders have also come under scrutiny. In my own efforts to pack light and always go carry-on only, I’ve tried tons of brands and products… Continue reading What’s What in Solid Toiletries

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Gear Up for Winter Travel

Colder temperatures are coming to the Northern Hemisphere! So in the spirit of rolling with the punches, this summer girl has your guide to staying warm on your travels! All photo links below are Amazon affiliate links. Click to get yours! Outdoor Gear When you’re choosing to travel to a wintry destination, you’re excited for… Continue reading Gear Up for Winter Travel

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What Minimalist Packers Leave Behind

Have you ever considered going minimalist? Do you think you could? As a light packer, I always try to be as streamlined and efficient as possible with what I pack—which will also be what I lug with me wherever I go! For my last couple of trips, I tried to go as minimal as I… Continue reading What Minimalist Packers Leave Behind

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What Men and Women Wear in the Middle East

It’s a very special What I Wore Wednesday! This week it’s not about what I would wear, but what the Qatari people traditionally wear. My trip to Qatar was fascinating, and I learned so much! One of the things that concerned me most was dressing appropriately, but I really had nothing to worry about. Qatar… Continue reading What Men and Women Wear in the Middle East

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How to Pack the Perfect Carry-on

It never fails. Whether I’m at the airport or meeting up with friends on my travels, and they all ask me the same thing: That’s all you brought? I take it as the highest packing praise! It’s one thing to pack light, but it’s another to pack well. By pack well, I mean packing efficiently and… Continue reading How to Pack the Perfect Carry-on

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Top 10 Packing Hacks

My packing posts have been getting an awful lot of love lately, so I thought it was high time to pull together my favorite packing hacks into one blog post! Packing can be very overwhelming (even to Steve and me!), but with the right strategies and these helpful hacks, packing just got a lot less… Continue reading Top 10 Packing Hacks

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Should You Watch Someone’s Luggage?

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! This week I’m addressing an issue that has happened to just about everyone, but you may not think much of it, even though it’s kind of a big deal: “Can you watch my stuff?” So, should you? This question came up recently when a frequent traveler friend of mine was approached… Continue reading Should You Watch Someone’s Luggage?

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Gear Up for Summer Travel

Spring is here, but summer is coming! I truly love summer travels: beaches, sunshine, waterfall hikes, ocean breezes, hot and humid temperatures. I love it! Whether or not you love summertime travels, I’ve put together a list of the very best summer travel gear and products I truly love! The photos below are Amazon Associate links,… Continue reading Gear Up for Summer Travel

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Quick Whit’s Packing NON-Essentials

Well, we’ve been through the double-duty clothes to pack, packing essentials, and now we need to address the proverbial elephant in your suitcase: the non-essentials you should leave behind! Here are a few items that I always recommend you think twice about before tucking them away in your luggage. 1. Checked Luggage If you truly… Continue reading Quick Whit’s Packing NON-Essentials

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Quick Whit’s Packing Essentials

It’s another day, and that means it’s another opportunity to share my secrets to packing success! I have been reading several other travel blogs lately, and many of them have at least one post on packing and/or travel essentials. But many of these lists leave out some very important things that I view as absolutely… Continue reading Quick Whit’s Packing Essentials