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28 incredibly useful packing hacks

Packing for travel is an art, and it’s a minimalist art. Experienced travelers will have, over time, developed either a system for packing lightly …

Vacation Prep Packing Tips - What To Pack

10 Multiuse Travel Products You Need to Pack

Save space in your suitcase with these travel products that serve two or more purposes at once. Think a flashlight that doubles as a battery pack, a suitcase that serves as a chair, and a travel pillow that supports more than your neck. Here are 10 of the best multiuse travel products that will …

10 Packing Questions That Will Save You Money and Suitcase Space

You know the travel expression, "Bring twice as much money and half as much clothing"? Westerners are inherently a consumer culture these days, and we LIKE our stuff. I just visited my girlfriend's storage unit, and it seems like everyone has a condo for the things that don't fit in their condo, so …

Tina Craig on the Art of Packing

The Bag Snob expert shares her travel tips.<p>I have been an active member of Overpackers Anonymous for as long as I can remember. It started at eight years old when I moved to the United States from Taiwan. The transition definitely affected my tendency to stock up—being uprooted from the only home …

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The ultimate in space-saving travel tech

Trying to keep it to carry-on? This list of essential and compact travel gadgets and tips will make your trip easier – and your luggage lighter – without skimping on fun and convenience.<p>'Travel Gear' by Eric Ritchey. Creative Commons Sharealike Attribution licence<p><b>Ebook reader</b><p>Books are beautiful, …

10 Best Travel Inventions of All Time

Many of the everyday conveniences that ease you through your journeys, from the hotel key card in your wallet to the website where you booked your …

Five Apps the Airlines Don't Want You to Use

Now that almost every flyer has a smartphone, and almost every airport has charging stations to power up these devices, savvy travelers know to load …

8 Diet-Friendly Airport Snacks

Pick up these good-for-you foods when you’re on the fly<p>Yesterday afternoon, Charlize Theron was spotted grabbing a snack at a Starbucks at LAX. And according to dieticians, she has the right idea: "Grabbing a light munch between flights helps tide you over until mealtime, which means you’re less …

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10 Ways to Prepare Your Cell Phone for a Trip

Charge up that phone the night before a trip: Most of us have this straightforward -- yet vital -- task down pat. But that's not all you need to do before bringing a phone abroad. Here are 10 additional tips that smartphone-wielding travelers should heed before hitting the road, from adding travel …

How to pack like the pros

Does traveling more make you pack less? Not necessarily, although we talked to five high-mileage, high-profile travelers (whose combined annual airline points could buy a private island in the Caribbean) to get their take on carry-on and carrying less.<p>Pauline Frommer<p><i>Publisher of Frommers.com and</i> …

What to pack? Gear for every situation

Okay, not <i>every</i> situation. But we've carefully pondered various scenarios travellers might encounter on the road and come up with some suggestions and tips. What's the ultimate set of accessories for a bar crawl? What should you take if you're visiting somewhere prone to four-seasons-in-a-day …

Five Tips for Hassle-Free Flying

Traveling can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be that way.<p>Give yourself a much deserved break this holiday season with these five secrets to hassle-free flying from travel industry insider and airfarewatchdog.com founder <b>George Hobica</b>:<p><b>1. Get preapproved.</b> At some U.S. airports, enrollees of the …

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Sublime sunsets around the world

From New Zealand to Kansas, see dramatic colours paint the horizon as the landscape transitions from day to night.

Top 10 extraordinary places to stay in 2014

Think back to where you stayed on your last trip. Was it simply a place to rest your head, or did it immerse you in local colour, surround you by wildlife and fire your imagination? We asked Lonely Planet’s authors and editors to nominate the most extraordinary hotels and hostels around the world. …

Get The Bamboo Forest print for a great cause!

A special print offering<p>Get the print here.<p>100% of the money is going to a special charity set up for Eliza O’Neill. If you’re not familiar with the …

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