Elegant, sophisticated and classy. That is the only way to describe this magnificent setting situated just one hour from London. Wickham House offers spectacular scenery in a serene and harmonious location perfect for holding both corporate events and even Berkshire weddings. Currently under the care and supervision of James and Philipa D’Arcy, it is a […]
Walk into any REI and you’re bound to be overwhelmed by the number of backpack options. Should I choose medium or large? Unisex or women’s? Blue or black? With so many choices, it’s no wonder travelers struggle to find the perfect backpack, the most important piece of travel gear. But it’s not impossible. Here’s how to find the best backpack for you.
We’re in the final 24 hour countdown to Argentina and our bags are officially packed. I’m proud to say, after much pruning of our packing list, we stuffed all of our travel gear into two carry-on size recycled packs — so it’s better for the environment and for our backs. We’ll be spending the next 4 months traveling through Central and South America, getting to know the region, and practicing our Spanish. Since Argentina is a huge, geographically diverse country, we’re bringing clothes for every climate. The only things I’d add to this packing list for a longer round-the-world trip would be a scarf and a pair of long underwear.
Lanzarote is known for the quality of its food, and it’s easy to see why. The destination is home to the Canary Islands’ best wineries, with delicious vegetables grown in volcanic soil, tasty goat cheese and a plentiful bounty of fresh seafood direct from its numerous small fishing harbors. All of this is served up […]
Good: Better: Best: The right carry-on bag can make all the difference when you’re traveling. If you have one that’s heavy, isn’t on wheels or is a bit oversized, getting from one end of the airport to the other is nothing but a hassle, not to mention the difficulty of lugging that bag up the […]
Those of us who pack our kids’ lunches know it’s a pain. Yes, yes, we know: We should have our kids pack them. Well, in our house, I’m still packing them and plan to for some time. I just don’t need another battle right now. Packing school lunches My kids are very picky eaters. One […]