Suitcase packing tips are a dime a dozen, but for those who absolutely loathe the thought of tugging out luggage and folding or rolling clothes into tight spaces, here are a few tips for packing quickly and efficiently.
Use space wisely. When dealing with limited space, find the often-overlooked storage spots, such as inside pairs of shoes. Roll up socks or underwear and fold them into your shoes for an easy way to put together an outfit once in your destination.
Purchase packing cubes. While some packers may still rely on plastic bags to divide up their clothes, or simply toss everything into the black hole of a suitcase, investing in packing cubes can help you stay organized and maximize space. The soft-fabric cubes typically feature mesh to allow clothes to breathe and stay fresh. Rolling clothes and placing them in cubes also helps prevent wrinkles, as does rolling crisp collared shirts around the outside of the cubes once they are filled with clothes.
Use straws to transport jewelry. Packing jewelry is easy, but unpacking and untangling necklaces, rings and earrings can be a nightmare. Slide necklaces into drinking straws and clasp them closed to keep necklaces separate and to save time otherwise spent detangling.
Pack with a pattern. Pack shoes first, clothes second and toiletries last. This will help you gauge what you need and might not need, and most likely convince you you really don’t need more than two pairs of shoes.
One of the greatest sights in the world, the great pyramids of Giza, stands towering in the desert, the imposing stature dwarfing tourists for miles. Visitors to Giza might feel twangs of adventure and exploration, but guests should be warned climbing the pyramids is forbidden.
Beyond being a major hub in the global transportation network, Hartsfield-Jackson is also proud to be a major hub for exciting, high-quality retail options through our award-winning concessions program, ATL Skypointe.
Pitcairn Island is a remote patch of land between Eastern Island and French Polynesia, and Britain’s only inhabited territory in the Pacific. At only 15 square miles and a population of 50, it doesn’t exactly come to mind as an adventurous tourist destination. However, this tiny island is hiding some incredible opportunities.
In the loud, busy and often overwhelming medina of Marrakesh, it can be difficult to find a tiny sliver of solace in which to rest after spending hours negotiating for the best market prices. But one riad truly exemplifies the characteristic of “tucked away,” as it’s located a few connected alleyways from the noise and congestion.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
The summer of 2019 will be filled with blockbuster hits. There are some recognizable brands that will perform well and some newcomers that might take the box office by surprise. The season is already starting strong with Marvel Studios finally releasing Avengers Endgame. This massive movie set box office records that likely won’t be touched for years. The film brings an end to the series and fans are not going to wait until it’s available on DVD. Endgame is going to jumpstart the season by bringing people to the movies and reminding them why it’s worth spending money to see a movie in theaters versus at home.