Packing Tips

Packing List for a British Isles Cruise from Amsterdam

May 25, 2017

We are sailing on Holland America Line’s 14-Day Celtic Explorer cruise on the ms Prinsendam in early June. In addition, we will be spending five days in Amsterdam before boarding the cruise ship. We’ve been working to finalize our packing list for this trip. What to pack for this British Isles cruise that visits Wales, England and Ireland, plus […]

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Packing Advice for a 3-Week Mediterranean Cruise

April 5, 2017

We love reader questions. Here is a question from Robin: “What clothes do you suggest for a 21-day cruise on Princess from Barcelona to Athens April 15- May 6th?” While Robin did not specify which Princess ship or specific itinerary she will be sailing on, we are guessing that it will be something like this […]

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Packing for a Winter Trip To Fairbanks, Alaska

February 8, 2017

I’m flying tonight on a last-minute trip to Fairbanks, Alaska. The temperature is expected to be as cold as negative 33 degrees F. Brr! That’s scary cold. What to wear/pack for -33 degrees below zero temperatures in Fairbanks? First, as always, I start with my bags. I want to be strictly carry-on for these flights, so […]

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3 Tips to Avoid Forgetting Something When You Travel

April 1, 2015

We’ve been road warriors traveling frequently for business and fun for 20 years. Still, despite all of the best intentions, we’ve both have plenty of experience with forgetting something important when we travel. Like the dress shoes Mr. Jones forgot last week during a business trip. Or the make-up bag that I’ve left on the […]

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