Packing

Packing a suitcase for a family trip can be stressful. These helpful tips on how to pack a suitcase for a family trip will have you ready to fly in no time. #packingtips #packing #familytravel #traveltips #howtopackasuitcase

How to Pack a Suitcase for a Family Trip

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Planning family trips is exciting, but there can be challenges. For many people, packing can be surprisingly stressful. What to bring, what not to bring, so many outfit choices, so many shoes. But the phrase ‘I have nothing to wear!‘ does not hold true for those savvy travellers who know how to pack a suitcase for a family trip. As a professional writer and family travel expert, I’ve streamlined my suitcase packing, and that of my family members, down to a…

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Keep the heat at bay on your next holiday. How to stay fashionable and fun during your summer travels. | thetravellingmom.ca

How to Stay Fashionable and Fun on Your Summer Travels

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Summer will soon be upon us, and one of the best parts of the season is gearing up for those summer travel plans. But, it’s no secret that the rising temperature can sometimes have travelling moms and dads feeling less than excited during a long voyage. It’s difficult to beat the heat in style while lugging bags through the airport or pulling them in and out of the car during a hot and humid road trip. This handy guide on how to…

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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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