Packing

No matter your travel style, it's important to pack smart for your vacation. These packing cubes and accessories show how to pack a suitcase with ease. | thetravellingmom.ca

Get Your Smart Packing Challenge On with Holiday Group

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I consider myself a pretty expert packer. Packing lists are very important to ensure items don’t get left behind. I still use tried-and-true methods learned from my mother while packing childhood suitcases for summers in Europe. Also, I lay clothes flat. None of this rolling funny business. To each their own where packing strategies are concerned. But technology and travel changes have upped the packing game. Airlines alter the size and weight allowances of carry-on and checked suitcases at a whim, so more has to fit into…

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Travelling with baby on a plane can be overwhelming. These tips will help you prepare for flights with your little one in style.

Travelling Baby Style: how to prepare for flights with a little one

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Travelling with a baby on a plane can be overwhelming. They’re so small, but seem to need so much. The good news is that through some careful planning, you can easily prepare for a smooth(er) flight with a little one (or two). From figuring out what can go in your carry-on bag to how to get through the security checkpoint with ease, the Travelling Baby Style infographic from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has you covered. This handy, dandy infographic tells you everything…

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TransPack Ski Bags Gear Review

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If you’re a skier or snowboarder, or better yet, a parenting version of same, then happy day! The days of missing gloves and goggles are numbered. Through our participation in the annual Passports with Purpose fundraiser and sheer luck, we were the very happy recipients of a family-pack of Transpack’s XT1 & XTW ski bags. We had the opportunity to field test these fab bags on our recent trip to Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia, and we couldn’t have been happier with how…

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Don't leave fashion at home. Travel in style with these great fashion tips.

Travel Style Tips: Don’t Leave Fashion at Home

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If only Rachel Zoe, Hollywood’s stylist to the stars, could personally suggest each of our vacation wardrobes, airport concourses would be more like a fashion week runways. But alas, she’s about to have a baby AND she only works with celebrities! Not a problem, we can still draw from her fashion sense and mix it with a little function to create the perfect trip wardrobe with these travel style tips. Fashion We need to look no further than the golden years of travel for…

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Do you know how to pack a suitcase for your family? These tips on how to pack for every member of your travel family will have you ready to fly in no time.

How to Pack a Suitcase: Packing Check List

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The phrase ‘I have nothing to wear!‘ does not hold true for those savvy travellers who know how to pack a suitcase. When I travelled as a child, flying was a very special occasion that required us all to dress up for the flight in our Sunday best. Old habits die hard, and I still do this today. The benefit in my mind is that flying is still a special occasion, and who knows? Upgrade to Business Class, anyone? p.s. Don’t…

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