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Top 10 best packing tips 

You’ve heard of rolling clothes instead of folding them to save space in your bag. You probably also know about shoving belts and socks into your shoes when you travel, but you can never hear too many good ideas when it comes to packing light. These are our Top 10 best packing tips…


Best food travel gadgets

Travelling often means spontaneous meals out at great restaurants, or grabbing a quick bite on the go. But savvy travellers know that making a plan to eat and drink well while on a trip can make a long journey feel more comfortable. Packing these gadgets in your carry-on or checked bag ensures your morning cup of coffee wakes you up right. Having the right equipment may also allow you to have a relaxing cocktail in your room after a long day — without paying hotel markup.

Take a guided hike through Joshua Tree National Park

Palm Springs is a destination rich with culture, arts and amazing outdoor experiences. But this one is a new one for me. I’ve contracted the services of Stout Adventure to guide us through the desert, since I’ve never hiked in this kind of extreme environment. I’m unfamiliar with the route, terrain and what to expect, and I don’t want to end up like Aron Ralston.

Travel Guide: Chauchilla Cemetery, Peru

Against the parched Andean earth, flecks of brilliant white. Drawing closer, there are hundreds–thousands– of what look from afar like smooth,white pebbles here. But this sun-whitened debris is not at all what it seems; across this vast plain the remains of and unknown number of humans lie scattered in the open. This is the historic Chauchilla Cemetery in Peru’s Nazca region.

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Inside Frank Sinatra’s House

This blog was first published on my original blog, At first glance, it seems like a rather plain and unassuming home; low roof line, with a clipped row of hedges and some desert...