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The Ultimate Naughty Packing List for a Sexy Vacation

Relaxing on a beach or sharing a three-course meal might be enough for some couples to feel connected and relaxed. But if you’re the type of twosome (or threesome) that needs a lot more spice on vacation, you’ve come to the right place. A steamy travel tryst is just what you need to keep the…

The Ultimate Hawaii Packing List: 11 Items You Must Bring

Aerial Photography at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa/Oyster Whether you’re heading to Na Pali Coast State Park or relaxing along the beaches of Hanauma Bay, Hawaii’s consistent climate makes it a relatively easy destination to pack for. With average temperatures hovering between 65 and 85 degrees year-round, it’s no surprise that the beautiful…

How to Pack Your Toiletries Without Making a Mess

Jack Kennard/Flickr Packing toiletries can be the bane of an organized traveler’s existence. First, there’s the agony of making sure everything — liquids, aerosols, gels, creams, pastes, and powders — fits within the TSA’s carry-on guidelines. Then, you have to worry about shampoo bottles and makeup leaking and making a gooey mess in your suitcase.…

What to Pack for an Alaskan Cruise

Terrace Pool on Ruby Princess/Oyster A popular way to see Alaska is by cruise, as it gives travelers an up-close view of its stellar coastline and glaciers. Plus, it makes covering the huge state far easier and quicker. While Alaskan sailings have similar protocols and must-take items as other cruises (think sunscreen, luggage tags, and…

The Best Packing List for a Blissful Wellness Trip

Sometimes, you need to take a vacation designed to truly get away from it all. Wellness trips offer the chance to indulge in yoga, spa treatments, nature hikes, and clean eating, so you can return to the real world rested and recharged. But before you bliss out completely, you have to pack. Don’t worry, we…

What to Pack for Thailand (and What to Buy There)

Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort, Thailand/Oyster I made so many packing mistakes on a recent trip to Thailand. I schlepped at least a dozen items 9,000 miles, give or take, only to find them readily available and for cheap all over the country. On the flip side, there were things that would have made a…

What to Pack When You’re Heading to a Nude Resort

Congratulations, you finally bit the bullet and booked a sexy vacation at a clothing-optional or nude resort. Even at clothing-optional properties, most of the people are there to bare. If you’re like us, you might find yourself staring into an empty suitcase the night before your trip, completely clueless about what to throw in. What…