Posts tagged "travel tips"

6 Things You Need To Camp Like A Boss

When people declare they “hate camping,” I declare “you’re doing it wrong.” I camp like I am going to a rustic hotel. I pack the car with a week's worth of booze and basically everything in my apt before I hit the open road. See, when I camp, I don’t compromise on comfort or fun.

By: Sophie Leon / July 11, 2014

Inadvisable/Ingenious Travel Tip Of The Day: Pack A Party In Your Carry-On

Remembering all the rules for packing liquids in your carry-on and navigating the airport security line is enough to make anyone want a stiff drink. Why not kill two birds with one stone Patrón by filling your 1-quart liquid bag with mini alcohol bottles? Apparently this travel hack will earn you nothing but high-fives from

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 16, 2013

How To Travel In A Group Without Totally Losing Your Mind

Think about your 10 favorite friends. Now think about going on vacation with them. Sounds great, right? It can be! It can also be a roving, screaming, roiling nightmare. A friend who's perfectly self-sufficient at home turns into a big cry baby. A guy who's the life of the party turns into a raging 30-beer…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 11, 2013

26 Travel Tips To Make Any Journey Better

When it comes to traveling, the best motto is probably "Keep It Simple, Stupid." It's really easy to overwhelm yourself by packing too many things, or making too many plans. But I've found the best trips are the ones that are well-conceived but leave a little time for spontaneous fun. There are little things you…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2013

What Are Your Best Packing Tips And Secrets?

So I'm heading to London today for the Olympics! But before I head out, I have to do one thing -- pack. And I'm terrible at it. My general packing philosophy is to shove all of my favorite clothes into my bag and hope that somehow they create enough outfits. It means I don't carry…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 2, 2012

How Not To Pack For A Trip

Last week I went down to San Diego for a few days. In theory, it should have been a very simple trip to pack for: throw a couple pairs of cutoffs and a swimsuit in a duffel bag and you're good to go. In reality, I jammed a rucksack full of roughly 200 pounds of…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 29, 2011

10 Tips For The Savvy Traveler

We're by no means "Up in the Air"-George-Clooney-type travelers, but we have learned a thing or two from our jaunts around the globe. Since it's End of Summer Escapes Week here at The Frisky, it's the perfect time to share them. After the jump, check out our tips on finding the best websites for local…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 25, 2010

Confessions Of An Over-Packer

I sort of have a packing problem. In theory you don't need all that much for a weekend away, it's only two or three days after all. I always start out very organized and plan my outfits to save space by avoiding redundancy. This forces me to think of what I will need, and that'…

By: Ali Jawin / July 5, 2009

The Pale Girl’s Guide To Summer Travel

I am not a vampire, though my reactions to the sun might make you think otherwise. Tragically, I have a mild allergy to the sun, so beach holidays aren't really my thing. I tried to fight the fates for a while and burned and blistered my way through the Caribbean and Miami. But after my…

By: Ali Jawin / June 27, 2009

Eight Ways To Have A Frisky Vacation

Summertime is all about summer lovin’. How do you go get you some? By getting out of town. Here’s how we get frisky on vacation. 1. Destination Comfortable Make sure your partner is into the vacation. Don’t drag your date to someplace they’d complain about, like taking a meat and potatoes guy to a vega…

By: Simcha / July 18, 2008