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Packing Light for Multiple Activities

Here’s another post from 2014. Enjoy! As I mentioned in my post about finding women’s travel pants, I’ve had a hard time packing light for my favorite style of travel — the multi-activity trip. I like doing lots of outdoor activities, where I’ll likely need hiking boots and a ton of sunscreen, […]

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Travel Tips for Japan

Here are a few helpful travel tips for Japan: Pack light. This is the most important tip. Although the Narita Express train from the airport has space to accommodate larger suitcases, the Shinkansen (bullet train) and subways absolutely do not accommodate more than a carry-on bag. The trains seemed to […]

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Travel Tips

How to Avoid Jet Lag

On my first transatlantic flight, I made a big rookie mistake: I purposely drank as little water as possible so I wouldn’t have to use the airplane bathroom too many times. When we landed in Rome, I felt like I was severely hungover, even though I didn’t drink any alcohol. The […]