How to Find Your Perfect Hotel

Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, California

Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, California

Over the last few years I’ve spent a lot of time traveling, both individually and as a family. I’ve learned my preferences when traveling solo and my preferences when traveling as a family. Sometimes they aren’t that different, but others they are polar opposites. I thought it would be fun to share some of our preferences today when booking accommodations, as well as some of my best tips for how to find your perfect hotel.

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The 5 Minute Packing Tip

The quickest packing tip, ever. I packed for my trip to Jamaica in 5 minutes flat!

I have a confession to make. I’ve known about my trip to Jamaica for a long time, and while I always pack the day of a trip (usually a few hours before), the day I left did not go as planned. It was one of those days that you hit every single red light, and things fall apart or arrive late, or you stab yourself in the face with a needle while hemming something (yeah I don’t know how that happened either). You know, those days?

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Packing Tips for Multiple Climates

The hat packing trip, how to pack a hat in a suitcase without damaging it.

One of the biggest challenges I face when packing for a trip, is not always packing for the destination, but for the journey itself. I find a question I am asked frequently is how to pack for multiple climates, in just a carry on.

This Summer we visited Iceland, and while it was going to be 50F there, we left our home when it was 90F. We’re in Hawaii right now and it’s 85F with humidity here, but at home when we left it was merely 60F. Today I’m sharing some of my best packing tips for multiple climates.

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