Tag archives for Packing Tips

I didn’t know what I’d need for my first extended meditation retreat, and I’d never been to the Bay area in winter, so I packed enough for a year in any climate – just to be on the safe side. This was my first lesson in traveling mindfully.

Packing List: Antarctica

It took Ernest Shackleton years to prepare for his expedition to Antarctica. Modern-day travelers will need to plan in advance as well. Here are a few practical tips to get you started, including what to bring.

How to Pack for a Boat Trip

This summer I was faced with a new travel challenge: how to pack for a diving expedition on the Great Barrier Reef. After spending more than three days on a 100-footer, it was easy to put together a list of what to bring — and what to leave on land — when you’re preparing for your first (or next) live-aboard boat trip.

How to Pack for Weekend Trips

Packing for a weekend away isn’t an exact science. I’m not going to tell you “bring two dresses and a pair of jeans.” So much depends on where you’re going, the weather, and your personal style. But there are some tips I can offer to help you pack for success.

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