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Best Walking Boots & Shoes for Europe in Fall

Best Walking Boots & Shoes for Europe in Fall

Traveling to Europe in the fall or winter? Shoes and boots are one of the most challenging aspects of packing, especially if you prefer to pack light. In the fall, winter and early spring I will bring a pair of comfortable and cozy ankle boots and maybe a pair of sneakers too.

Packing List for Europe in Fall

Packing List for Europe in Fall

I think autumn is the best time to travel, especially in Europe. The crowds are thinner but the weather can still be beautiful. And you may also catch leaves changing colors and fun fall festivals like Oktoberfest! What to wear in Europe in fall? Check out this packing list with tips on what to bring on your trip.

10 Things to Bring on a Caribbean Cruise

10 Things to Bring on a Caribbean Cruise

Are you ready for your Caribbean vacation? Sea, sun, and sand make for a wonderful relaxing getaway. Don’t forget these ten essential items when packing for your Caribbean cruise.

Top 10 Rain Jackets for Europe Travel

Top 10 Rain Jackets for Europe Travel

If you are traveling to Europe in spring, fall or winter it is a great idea to have a raincoat with you. Many rain jackets do double duty of also being warm and windproof.

Packing for a River Cruise in Europe

Packing for a River Cruise in Europe

Whether you are navigating the Danube or the Rhine you might be wondering what to pack. Here are some helpful hints and tips to assist you in deciding what to bring with you on your river cruise and what you can leave at home.

Best Luggage to Use for a Cruise

Best Luggage to Use for a Cruise

The best luggage for an Alaska cruise through the Inside Passage might be different from bags you will bring for a week in the Caribbean. A luxury cruise may call for a garment bag to protect your tuxedo and gown, while a fun in the sun trip calls for swimsuits and easy tote bags to carry your towel and sunscreen.

10 Things You Should NOT Bring on a Cruise

10 Things You Should NOT Bring on a Cruise

Perhaps unsurprisingly, there is a long list of things you cannot bring with you onboard a cruise ship. But if you don’t check with the cruise line or think it through, you might be unhappy to find your innocent item confiscated, held or destroyed. Here are 10 things you should not bring with you on a cruise.

Packing for Iceland

Packing for Iceland

Visiting Iceland for a stopover or a week long vacation? Lucky you! Iceland is gorgeous with beautiful waterfalls, stunning volcanic scenery, and windswept beaches. Here is a packing list that will keep you comfortable when visiting this beautiful island.

10 Useful Things to Bring on a Cruise

10 Useful Things to Bring on a Cruise

Are you getting ready to travel on your first or second cruise? Here are 10 things to bring on your next cruise that you might not have considered but that will enhance your trip.

Packing List for Europe in Summer

Packing List for Europe in Summer

Packing for a summer Europe trip can be difficult because you may be going to several different countries with different climates. You also might be visiting large cities, small villages, and rural countryside. All of these can require different types of clothing, and of course you need to be prepared for different types of weather from sweltering hot to cool and breezy.

Alaska Cruise Packing List for Men

Alaska Cruise Packing List for Men

Getting ready for your Alaska summer cruise and trying to decide what to pack? Here is our Alaska cruise packing list for men! Think warm layers and comfortable, waterproof shoes.

Packing List for Hawaii

Packing List for Hawaii

Hawaii is one of my very favorite vacation destinations! There’s a huge variety of activities and things to do for many interests. But with this range of activities, what to wear in Hawaii? Let me help you pack your Hawaii vacation clothes so that you can enjoy your trip while being comfy and looking great.

15 Best Walking Shoes for Europe in Summer

15 Best Walking Shoes for Europe in Summer

Are you looking for good walking shoes for Europe this summer? I recommend looking for comfortable and supportive sandals that you can wear sightseeing all day. Here are some of the best walking shoes for Europe this summer, including sturdy yet cute sandals and comfy summer walking shoes.

Top 10 Anti Theft Travel Purses

Top 10 Anti Theft Travel Purses

The last thing you want to deal with when enjoying a lovely vacation is getting your stuff stolen. It’s smart to be prepared with a few safety precautions and a good anti theft bag.