Tahiti Packing List: What to Pack for Tahiti’s Islands (Bora Bora, Moorea + More)

If you’re planning a tropical vacation to Tahiti and other French Polynesian islands like Moorea and Bora Bora, here’s a Tahiti packing list that will help! Whether you plan to just relax and chill in an overwater bungalow on a Bora Bora vacation, or have a more active trip filled with water activities like scuba … Read more

Lapland Packing List: What to Pack for a Cozy Winter Trip to Lapland

reindeer sled and forest and cabin in rovaniemi finnish lapland

If you’re planning a trip to the Nordics in winter, you may be a little overwhelmed when it comes to what to pack for Lapland. Between the freezing cold weather and outdoor activities you’ll be doing, you’ll need to pack smartly in order to have a good time. You’ll need the right combination of clothing … Read more

What to Wear in Norway in Winter: Your Norway Winter Packing List

Allison in an ice hotel in Tromso

If you’re planning a trip to Norway in the colder months, especially coming from a warmer climate, you’re probably a little nervous about what to wear in Norway in winter. I’ve just returned from a winter trip to Norway and while I was a bit concerned about the cold, I found that with the right … Read more

Belize Packing List: What You Definitely Need to Pack for Belize

Belize is a gorgeous country with a lovely subtropical climate, making it a joy to visit year round.  As a result, figuring out what to pack for Belize isn’t rocket science. The average high temperature year-round is 84° F (29°C), though it is possible to get slightly cooler in winter, with temperatures as low as 60°F (16°C) … Read more

The Ultimate Weekend Trip Packing List: What to Pack for a Weekend Getaway

duffel bag sitting on a chair

One thing I’ve always excelled at is packing light.  I’ve been to the Arctic twice in the winter — using just a carry-on. A six-week trip spanning Moldova, Ukraine, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, and Portugal — also in a carry-on. I even went on a five-month backpacking trip through Europe and Morocco, with temperatures … Read more