Solo travel has its perks but also many hurdles, like packing challenges when traveling alone. Despite the difficulties, traveling by yourself is worth it.
No one wants to encounter bed bugs while traveling, but the truth about bed bugs is that they can lurk in any hostel or hotel room. Here’s what to look for to reduce the risk.
Yet another benefit of packing light is that it reduces your risk of injury. Heavy luggage injuries are real, and a few HPL readers have vowed to pack less.
Mary is an overpacker but she challenged herself to downsize her luggage. She and her husband packed less, and by packing for two in one carry-on bag, they had a better trip.
Traveling to conservative countries like Jordan can make packing a little tricky. Katie shares her packing tips for Jordan plus other advice for a fun trip.
Using many normal household goods, you can travel with jewelry in an organized way without tangles and lost earring backs! How to pack and travel with jewelry- we give you 30 different ways.
Everyone coming to this site has different trip styles and needs; different items they’re (not) willing to travel without; different health issues and considerations.
Special occasions and backpacking trips don’t always mix, but sometimes you can’t avoid it. Here’s how to pack for a special event in the middle of a trip.
Rachel went to Costa Rica prepared not paranoid, which had a huge impact on her packing. Here’s a look at her strategies for downsizing for living and working abroad, and how you can do it too.
Julie challenged herself to travel small with a 26L bag as her main luggage and learned a valuable packing lesson in the process.
Going through security can be one of the most stressful parts of travel. Our guide to electronics at airport security will help you get through with ease.
Traveling with less is the name of our game, but did you know all of these reasons why solo female travelers especially should travel carry-on only?