Packing Tips

How To Pack Smart For A Family Holiday

Jo Wimble-Groves | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Wimble-Groves

Let's be honest. It is very difficult to pack light. If you can, then I have massive respect for you. My issue is that there are simply too many nice items I want to take. The shoes? Surely, I will need at least five pairs? Help me out ladies, tell me I am not alone. I visualise that when I arrive (not matter where the summer destination), I will look like the stylish Julia Stiles straight out of the new programme Riviera on Sky Atlantic. It is shot in Cote d'Azur so you get the idea. Effortlessly chic. That's the vibe I am aiming for.

20 Essential Things To Remember When Packing Your Suitcase For Your Vacation

John Camacho | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
John Camacho

We all have been in that position of forgetting sunscreen when in the desert or no gloves when in the snow. With your flights and accommodation already booked, packing is the last thing on your perfect vacation preparation. We don't want you to be worried about anything when you're traveling. Follow this ultimate guide on things to remember when packing. We promise you will not have anything to worry about on your perfect vacation!

Your Grooming Essentials Spring Update

Kirstie Finlayson | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Style
Kirstie Finlayson

We're headed full speed into the season of late skiing, bank holiday jaunts and weddings and with it brings a whole new set of demands in the bathroom department. But fear not I've sifted through the shelves to separate the wheat from the chaff all so you don't have to brave the high street.

Survival Guide: Packing to Move Abroad With Check-In Luggage Only

Lucy Adams | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Adams

Moving abroad is an enriching and exciting experience: beautiful places to explore, interesting people to meet and a new community to become part of. But getting everything sorted before you make that leap of faith can be stressful and daunting.

16 Essentials Every Parent Should Pack on Holiday

Kerry Wood | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Parents
Kerry Wood

Now, there are many articles telling you the essentials to pack for baby; the must have holiday items for trendy young things; the ultimate beachside reads...but what about us parents? What must we remember?

Planet Appetite: Packing Light for Air Travel, Latest Products

Rupert Parker | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Hand baggage restrictions seem to get worse and worse, with even scheduled carriers like Virgin Atlantic restricting you to just 10 kilos. I recently travelled to Mexico with Thomson Airlines and was only allowed a miserly 5kg and Thomas Cook are not much better, allowing only 6kg.

Top Travel Tips - Packing Light

James Woolven | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Woolven

If there's one tip I have for a first time backpacker, it is this: pack light.It sounds obvious, but almost no one does it. Trust me, when you're out there - wherever it may be - there is something immensely satisfying about rocking up to the overnight bus with a bag that can fit under your seat.

Top Tips for Holiday Packing

Donna Ida Thornton | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Donna Ida Thornton

Now that Summer is upon us though so are a multitude of trips to the sun (it always strikes me as crazy that the minute the sun shines on London we're all desperado to leave) and a well packed bag is essential.

Planet Appetite: Packing Light for Air Travel - Clothing

Rupert Parker | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

In the course of my job as travel journalist, I'm always on airplanes but try to reduce the stress level by only taking one carry-on bag - no anxiety at baggage claim and you're always first out of the airport. The trouble is that colder climates mean extra clothing but fortunately new technologies are coming to the rescue.

Planet Appetite: Packing Light - Essential Gadgets

Rupert Parker | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

The trick with packing light is never to leave anything behind and these gadgets all have their uses, some more essential than others.

Planet Appetite: Packing Light - Rain Jackets

Rupert Parker | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

A rain jacket is essential in most parts of the world so, when packing light, it's a balance of weight against waterproof qualities - here's a roundup of the latest contenders.

Must-Have Travel Accessories for Rainy Autumn Getaways

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Elle-Rose Williams

If I learnt one lesson from travelling the world, it was just how unpredictable the weather can be. It didn't matter where we were either - the rain and thunder seemed to follow us around wherever we went.

Last Minute Holiday Essentials - The Ultimate Summer Holiday Kit for Him

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK Style
Jerrine M Lowe

Whether you're planning a guy's trip to Marbs or a city break with the lady this summer, I've picked out a couple of holiday essentials to ensure you don't come unstuck.

People From Yorkshire Are Flingers And Londoners Are Shrinkers

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We've been mocked for our love of orderly queues but perhaps we should add packing to the roster. According to a recent survey by Travelodge, over 52%...

The Ultimate Checklist for Backpacking Across Europe

Simon Markland | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK
Simon Markland

Unless you have an incredible memory capacity, chances are you will need a documented and carefully thought out checklist before you travel on any holiday. If you're tacking a backpacking break across Europe however, that list becomes infinitely more important.

Pack Like a Pro

Chris Cox | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Cox

There is nothing less fun than working out what to stick in a suitcase, however the science of it and of what people take with them abroad fascinates me.