Hi everyone, I’m Laura from Yellowtravelbird.com and am thrilled to be guest posting here.  The lovely Nhi and I collaborated for some travel packing help and inspiration for your next trips. In this post, you will find a packing list for city trips and at my blog you can read a summer vacay packing list written by Nhi: Packing for paradise: Check it out HERE! A city trip is a great option for a nice weekend getaway or a welcome change to a beach vacation and I love to do that during the year. No matter if it’s Barcelona,…

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I’m excited to be working on a collaboration of the perfect packing lists for various vacations to be posted in the coming days. As a precursor to any perfect packing list, I thought it’ll be helpful to also share my top tips for packing light and traveling with only a carry-on. Whether I’m traveling to the beach or the mountains, I prefer to pack 1 hand bag and 1 purse/backpack to minimize baggage fees and the risks of losing my bag. I use to have many problems with packing my carry-on luggage. Most of time, I’ll return with pieces…

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There are multiple places in and around Arizona, but here are a few of my personal favorites. This list includes the Grand Canyon and some others that I have been to on more than one occasion and have always loved to come back to. My favorite times to visit Arizona is Spring(March to May) and Fall(September to early November) when the temperatures are more mild which makes hiking tolerable. Summer is packed with visitors and temperatures can reach a blazing 90°F / 32°C! Stay away during summer. Trust me, your car will also thank you.

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I love myself an adventurous, action packed vacation, but sometimes things can go array on many vacations especially action packed ones. Traveling can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Trains missed, flights delayed, baggage lost, etc…You get the jest. Many things tend to happen that can make your long-awaited vacation a bummer. Don’t panic! I’ve been through them and I’ve got some solutions for your problems that will hopefully ease some of your worst vacation nightmares and avoid a bad trip. 

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