Category Archives Packing Tips

As someone who was only recently diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), I used to think my aversion to packing for trips was a strange quirk of my personality. It didn’t help that whenever I complained to friends or partners, they’d often laugh. How could I feel such loathing for something so mundane?  After my diagnosis, I began learning…

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While travel isn’t overarchingly sustainable, there are plenty of reasons to continue exploring the globe. Immersion in different cultures leads to a greater understanding and acceptance of differences, immense personal growth and the knowledge of universal similarities and how interconnected we truly are on this planet.  So while air travel may not be great for the Earth, the positive repercussions…

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Anyone who has excitedly counted down the days to an upcoming trip knows the ways in which travel can be good for you. The optimism and excitement that comes with a long-awaited vacation is hard to beat, and that post-trip feeling—whether one of relaxation after time spent connecting with nature or one of enrichment after a deep dive into a…

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Comfort is usually the last thing that travelers think through when planning an international trip. When the day comes to rush through the airport for a multi-hour flight, you may be caught unaware of just how uncomfortable travel can be. With just a few simple accessories, long and strenuous days can transform into more enjoyable journeys from one destination to…

If you’re looking for an opportunity to refine your yoga practice and seriously wind down from the stresses of life, a yoga retreat might be just the thing you need. Not only does a yoga retreat allow you to perfect your downward dog, but it also connects you with like-minded individuals from all around the world.  But there is one…

Traveling with a carry-on only in winter

Traveling carry-on only has become a bit of a trend. Between the rising cost of flight “extras” like checked bags or the fear that the airline might misplace belongings, carry-on-only travel has a number of perks. But packing everything you want to bring on vacation into a 9 in. x 14 in. x 22 in. bag is hard. Add thick…

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With airline restrictions changing so frequently, it can be difficult to keep straight what you can and can't bring on your flight, especially when it comes to medical supplies you have to bring on the plane with you. The following tips will help you minimize the hassle you’ll experience going through security and help you avoid misplacing your medicine and…

Whether you’re new to CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) therapy or not, preparing to travel with your CPAP machine can raise a few questions if you’ve never traveled with it before. How should I pack the machine? Will the device make it through airport security? Can I use it on the plane? How will I power the machine on the…

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