I take packing very seriously. From packing lists to packing cubes, I pride myself on always having what we need without overpacking — and without having to check bags. But I wasn’t always this way. I’ll never forget the first overnight trip with my then-4-month-old son for a weeklong conference in New Orleans. Being first-time parents, we packed everything we thought we would need and even more that we didn’t. But it’s better to have and not need, right? Not always.

A lot has changed since that last trip over four years ago, including the addition of another kid and countless trips, both domestic and international. Now with a 3- and 4-year-old in tow, I pack more efficiently from head to toe — literally.

Here’s what’s in my bag(s) when I travel with my family.

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Is it just me, or does Christmas come around more swiftly each year? 2022 was a year of recovery for the travel industry and 2023 looks set to be even better still so here is some inspiration for travel-related gifts for men for the year ahead. Treat him this Christmas with one of our 20 luxury travel gift suggestions, with everything from experiences and fashion to gadgets and luggage.

Hot air balloon ride with WonderDays

The ultimate way to travel, a hot air balloon ride with WonderDays offers the man in your life both serenity and a magical experience 5,000 feet in the air! He’ll have the world at his feet when he jumps onboard a balloon flight, only to finish the adventure with celebratory glass of Prosecco or soft drink and a presentation of a certificate signed by the pilot.

If floating through the air might not be what

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Jamaica is one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean, and it’s no surprise that it’s a popular destination for travelers. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach vacation or an adventure, Jamaica has it all. When choosing a hotel, there are a few things to remember. Do you want an all-inclusive resort or a more intimate bed and breakfast? To help you narrow down your choices, we’ve compiled a list of the top hotels in Jamaica. So if you’re looking for a luxurious escape, we’ve covered you.

Half Moon Resort

Half Moon Jamaica Resort offers authentic Jamaican vacations. This all-inclusive resort is a top choice for beach lovers. It provides unlimited food, poolside drinks, and ocean-view rooms. You will find it on the Caribbean coast.

The resort sits on 400 acres with two private beaches. These white sand beaches are breathtaking. They are also divided into Sunrise and

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Traveling for Thanksgiving? The weather looks good in New England, most of the country

well, the week of thanksgiving is upon us and the good news is the weather looks to cooperate locally over the next couple of days. If you’re heading to your thanksgiving destination travel impacts look minimal for most of the upcoming week. All the way through. Thanksgiving really is what follows thanksgiving. That could be *** little bit messy weather for the roadways come late friday. Let’s dive *** little bit deeper into the holiday travel forecast here. It will be chilly over the next several days. That’s the only thing. So you’re gonna need a jacket or a handy sweatshirt. Uh really through about thanksgiving itself, temperatures slowly start to warm up. Monday will feature highs in the upper thirties, still *** bit breezy.

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International travel has resumed and restriction free borders have become a reality, so it’s time for us all to start planning, booking and getting excited about our next travel adventures. For some, that will be returning to a favourite destination, to re-live and re-kindle those holiday vibes, for others that may be looking for a ‘new’ destination to explore, enjoy and add to that list of favourite places.

As you’re reading this you will probably be thinking Pattaya certainly isn’t a ‘new’ destination, whilst at the same time questioning where to find peace and tranquility in a city that is renowned for partying, entertainment and the night time economy. Well, we’ve got a suggestion for all of you Thailand lovers out there, somewhere that doesn’t get the attention of the much lauded islands and beach resorts that we’ve all heard of, but can deliver everything that luxury travel lovers desire.

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The Great Ocean Road is Victoria’s coastal road to adventure and the world’s longest war memorial. It was built by World War One soldiers in memory of those who lost their lives in war. It is one of the most iconic road trips in Australia and the world. It’s no surprise then that it’s a popular route but you can still enjoy it away from the crowds if you add these 9 must-see places to your Great Ocean Road itinerary.

Aeriel view of the Great Ocean Road

Travel 250 kilometres along the southwest of Victoria and let your senses be swept away by the sights, sounds and smells. The Great Ocean Road has the scenery, the beaches, the forests, the best spots to hang out, wildlife in its element and culture to embrace. It is the ideal way to travel through Victoria. Start your adventure at Torquay, less than a two hours drive from Melbourne and discover

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