5 Last Minute Things To Tuck In Your Suitcase Before You Leave

Ask any of my friends, I am a notorious packing planner. What I (and my family) will wear goes into my travel spreadsheet. I have a packing routine that starts at least 30 days before we leave, with staging and organizing before items go into the bags. Yet - as much as I plan, I'm always running in the last few days before my trip to pick up those last few things to pop into the suitcase. Here are five last minute things to tuck in your suitcase before you leave.

Great Gear To Take The Stress Out Of Packing For Travel

Packing for vacation can be a cause of stress to many people, especially if they are in charge of packing for more than one person. It doesn't have to be that way. With a little time, thought, and help from some great gear; packing can be easier and dare I say even pleasurable. While the first rule for packing is always to make a list (maybe even several lists) the next step is to make sure you have the right tools to get the job done.

Pre-trip Tips For Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend

runDisney's Princess Marathon Weekend is set to kick off from February 18-February 21, 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. This fun race has been a catalyst for inspiring women, who never before dreamed of running, out the door and training for distances that they once thought impossible. I know it's true, because my friends and I have been some of them.

Packing Your Toiletries Bag For A Healthy Vacation

September is preparedness month, so we're resharing some of our best articles for staying safe and healthy during a Walt Disney World vacation. Taking just a little time to get prepared before you leave can make a world of difference in how you feel if things go, well, south.

What You Should Know About Sunburn

Today is National Sunscreen Day, and there's no place better to celebrate than at the Walt Disney World Resort. Spray it on, slather it up, don't forget your ears " wearing sunscreen is vital to staying healthy and happy throughout your vacation!

Wardrobe Tips For A Walt Disney World Vacation

Guests to Walt Disney World Parks dress in a variety of fashions, but the general atmosphere for the WDW "Resort Casual." Disney does have a brief list of prohibited attire that pretty much boils down to "this is a place for families to have fun together, there are many young children, use discretion and common sense." Disney suggests that Guests dress comfortably, wear good walking shoes at all times, and check the local weather report before leaving for the parks.

Packing Emergency Essentials For A Cruise Vacation

Packing a good day bag is essential when traveling, and over the years I have refined my everyday carry to suit most situations, but heading off to sea on a cruise is a special place with many special and wonderful circumstances. Here are just a few suggestions of essentials to pack for your Disney Cruise Vacation, just in case it's not smooth sailing.

First Aid For Friction Blisters And What You Should Know

Blisters are probably one of the most common injuries when on vacation at Walt Disney World. But what causes the blister, you ask? Simply put, a blister forms when something rubs against the skin. On vacation, blisters are usually caused by ill-fitting or improper footwear.

Choosing The Right Shoes for Touring Walt Disney World

My Dogs are Barking! When I first heard this expression , I wondered how anyone would know their dogs were barking back at the house when they were miles away. Since then, I've learned that "dogs" refer to your feet and "barking" means they are tired. Considering that the average person will walk eight to ten miles a day while touring the Disney Parks, it won't be long till your dogs are barking. Shoe and sock selections can be very important on helping you maintain healthy feet.

Packing Light for Walt Disney World

With airlines charging higher and higher fees for luggage, many travelers are doing everything they can to pack light when heading off on vacation. If you can pack into carry on bags, you can often save a considerable amount of money. Casual is almost always appropriate for a WDW vacation and with a little planning you can create great outfits with minimal luggage.