When some people go on holiday they bring back magnets or postcards. I bring back booze. For a long time I was just bringing back beer to give as gifts or share with friends, but that eventually evolved to spirits as well. When I went to Scotland earlier this year my home whisky collection ended up getting a huge upgrade.
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No one enjoys packing clothes for a move. And for formal dresses, shirts and other articles that need to stay on the hanger, the process is even more annoying. Luckily, If you have some garbage bags handy -- particularly ones with the discrete straps -- you can pack and protect your fancier clothes in quick fashion.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Most of us tend to overpack when we travel. You might as well toss in those extra shirts, chargers and camera gadgets because you never know what you might need, right? Of course, you then end up not using half the stuff you bring. If this sounds familiar, consider a "luggage audit" next time you travel.
Travelling light is the way to go if you want to skip baggage fees. Plus, it's just easier to get around when you're carrying less junk. With that in mind, what are some travel items you always bring but never need?
Rolling clothes is one of the best ways to pack for a holiday, and if you have kids, it is also a great way to pack entire outfits so getting ready each day goes more quickly. Here's what we mean.
When it comes to flying, nobody wants to pay excess baggage fees. Unfortunately, fitting everything into one or two suitcases can be difficult; especially if you're going to be abroad for more than a week. With that in mind, here are eight space-saving hacks that will help you cram more into your allotted baggage allowances without breaking stuff in the process.
Packing light is an art, one that saves you from having to haul around a heavy bag or pay baggage fees. Next time you're going somewhere with cooler weather, lighten your load by adding more base layers like tights and thermals, rather than bulky sweaters and coats.
Summer is here, which means there's a lot of pressure to get out of the house and really enjoy "all of this great weather" through beach days, barbecues, and picnics. However eating outside can be a bit of a hassle. Sandwiches can get soggy, plastic flatware is flimsy, and eating off a plate in your lap can be awkward. With the right recipes and a bit of prep-work, you can have the hassle-free picnic of your Instagram-fuelled dreams.
Last weekend I went to Hudson, NY, to enjoy some really good food. I took my good old Condor 3-day assault pack and followed this advice on how to pack for a weekend trip. The video says that I should only pack whatever is strictly necessary but, just in case, I added three more underpants (because there's never enough underpants.)