Vacation Advice – Top Tips For Packing Your Suitcase

Believe it or not, but when it comes to packing your suitcase, it can be quite an exercise in a strategic manner. When you getting ready to take off for your holidays to wherever you’ve been planning, you are going to want to make sure that your suitcase or suitcases are packed in a manner that is going to be organized and is in a fashion in which your clothes are going to be as free of wrinkles as possible.

When you start packing your clothes there should be a certain order that you pack them in for cutting down on the wrinkles that can happen when packed for too long of a period of time. All shirts should be put on the bottom of the suitcase and if there are any dresses they should go next with pants being the top item of clothing being put in the suitcase.

The tops that you know are more prone to wrinkling should be unfolded when you put them at the bottom of the suitcase if at all possible. The ones that wrinkle the least should be put more towards the top of your suitcase. You should always make sure that all sleeves are folded in towards the torso of all of your shirts and tops. With the sleeves folded in towards the torso you can then fold the top or shirt in half from the bottom up, you will kind of have a triangle when you do this.

When you are packing a dress you need to drape the dress over the suitcase so the ends of the dress is hanging over the sides of the suitcase. You should make sure that you take all pants and skirts and fold them while they are on a surface that is flat. The best way to fold them is by folding them in half and always lengthwise. Once you have done this take your folded pants or skits and place them on top of any dresses there might be. After that, you can then take the ends of your dresses over the pants and skirts.

When it comes to your accessories you should roll any ties you are taking very loosely and stuff your socks into your shoes. You should also use the side pockets of your suitcase to pack your underwear in, this will help to save you some space in the suitcase itself. When you put your shoes in the suitcase make sure that the heal of one shoe is aligned with the toe of your other shoe. Make sure that your shoes are in plastic bags and arrange them around the edges of the suitcases.

So that your clothes are protected make sure that all of your personal hygiene items are put in plastic bags as well so there is no possibility of something leaking onto your clothes. It’s also important that the more important products you use is put in your carry on bag or tote, for … Read more

Planning Your Summer 2011 Vacation

With warm weather right around the corner, it is time to start planning your summer vacation. Whether I am thinking about upcoming ski trips, family vacations or weekend getaways, right now is the perfect time to plan and budget for your vacations.

If you are searching for a romantic vacation, why not look into a trip to Italy? You could catch a flight to Rome, rent a car at the Fiumicino Airport and drive around the country. Along the way from one destination to the other, you can stop through small villages for shopping, sightseeing and unique dining adventures.

A great choice for a family vacation is London. Always pulsating with activity, it is easy to find something everyone will enjoy. From special events in Hyde Park to thrilling tours of the London Tower, a family vacation in London will be an unforgettable one. A great way to take in all the best sights that London has to offer is by purchasing a hop-on hop-off ticket. There are various routes available, and this way you can see the city at your leisure.

Believe it or not, if you are a lover of all things outdoors, a trip to France’s Provence region is perfect for those who embrace adventure. White water rafting or kayaking along the Gorges du Verdon (Verdon Gorge), hiking along the GR 51 and rock climbing at La Colmiane are just a few of the activities you can enjoy while here.

Also, keep in mind when looking for hotels that it is best to search all the areas of your destination city and find one closest to what you will be doing/seeing. It is highly recommended that you choose a property rated 3 stars or higher, as lower rated hotels might not have restrooms en suite or be of the best all around quality.

Special low fares are in now for summer 2011 travel to Europe. Don’t wait too long to book your European Vacation, you don’t want to miss out on these hot summer deals!… Read more