How We Pack for a 3 Week Tour to Europe

Everything Goes in a Carry-On

eBagsLinda and I will be departing on a 21-day small group tours to Paris, Normandy Invasion Beaches, Edinburgh and the Scottish Highlands.  Everything, as usual, goes in our carry-on.  We will take one suitcase each and a small backpack.  We will take into consideration the weather, the terrain we will be walking on, the sites to be visited.  21 days is actually a short trip for us, we have gone on trips as long as 44 days with just a carry on.  Look at the blog post to see how we pack and what we pack.

Thursday, May 2, 2019/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (1258)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.6
Categories: Travel Tips

Travel Products I Use All The Time

Enjoy These Recommended Travel Products on Your Next Tour

best travel productsI have been traveling internationally for many years now.  Over that time, The Traveling Professor has found some items that he consistently packs and uses.  Some of these items you won't see on any other printed lists, some of these things you will see on other lists. But take a look at the products I have listed here and consider including them on your next overseas trip.

Thursday, March 14, 2019/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (1347)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.2

5 Good Packing Tips for Air Travel

Make Your Life Simpler

5 packing tipsFor his small group tours and personal trips, The Traveling Professor probably flies about 75,000 to 100,000 miles per year on multiple trips.  That's a lot of experience with packing. There are lots of ways to make the packing experience more streamlined and easier. Read about The Traveling Professor's top 5 packing tips and enjoy your next trip to Europe or South American with less hassle.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (741)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.5
Categories: Travel Tips

Travel Product of the Month

Pack Your Bags and Go

ebags packing cubesYeah, I AM going to call myself a packing expert.   With anywhere from 75,000 to 100,000 air miles per year for over 10 years I think I have learned a thing or two of how to pack a bag.  This month I have a product for you that not only will help in packing clothes, but in finding them when you do have them packed.  Read my blog post and find out about The Traveling Professor's Travel Product of the Month

Sunday, November 6, 2016/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (875)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.3

Tips to Maximize European Travels

4 Travel Tips for European Travel

tips for visiting europeTraveling to Europe is easy.  However, there are some precautions to take on the road. In today's Europe blog post, we go over 4 basic travel tips to make a trip safer, less expensive, and easier.  Read today's blog post and make a trip to Europe a big success.

Saturday, September 24, 2016/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (1026)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: Travel Tips

To Pack or Not to Pack. That is the Question.

Packing Tips for Women

packing listThe Traveling Professor has published blog posts on packing several times.   They are well-received by half the population because I always get the comment, "that's great Professor, but how about packing tips for women?".   In this guest blog post from blogger Debbie Damato, get a woman's perspective of what to pack on your next trip.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (1526)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: Travel Tips
Tags: packing

Europe Packing List

For Travelers to Paris, Spain, and Italy

Paris Packing ListWhether taking a small group tour to Paris, traveling by yourself to Spain, or going with a travel partner to Italy, what to pack is an important element of a trip.  I travel on 5-7 international trips annually.  Over the years I have learned what to pack.  But more importantly, I have learned what NOT to pack on a trip to Europe.  Read the blog post and get my advice on how to pack for a trip to Europe.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (3416)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.7
Categories: General Travel
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6 Tips for Visiting Venice

tips for visiting VeniceTo me, Venice is the most unique city in the world. It floats in the sea. The canals weave in and out of the city full of gondoliers, water taxis, and vaporetto.  It's definitely not a Roman city, but a mix of East and West. The pedestrian streets (there are no cars on the island, except for one very limited place) wind through the city with no rhyme or reason. We often travel there on The Traveling Professor's small group tours and our travelers love it. But there are a few tips we have for you in today's blog post about the city of Venice, or as they say it in Italy, Venezia.
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3 Side Trips from Florence Italy

side trips from Florence

There is plenty to see and do in Florence. But the city is also close enough to other destinations in Italy that deserve a look. One of the nice things about Italy is the amount of diversity within close proximity to each other. So, a short trip by bus or train will take the traveler to another destination that offers variety in architecture, food, and culture. In this blog post, The Traveling Professor has selected 3 different side trips that are easily reachable by Florence for you to check out on your next tour.

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5 Handy Websites and Apps Needed for Every Overseas Trip

websites used for planning tripsTrip planning is full of details, details and then more details.  Putting together a trip means putting together a lot of logistical information from a lot of different resources. On every small group tour The Traveling Professor puts together, there seems to be certain websites and apps that are "go to" websites or apps for each and every trip.  In today's blog post, find out about the 5 websites and apps The Professor uses on almost every trip he plans.
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Perfect Spain Itinerary in 12 Days/11 Nights

Perfect Spain ItinerarySpain is one of the most popular destinations in Europe. Even the Europeans like to travel to Spain. For the first-timer, The Traveling Professor has laid out a plan of attack to see the most popular destinations in Spain.  In this blog post, we talk about where to go, what to see, where to stay and what to eat.  Take a look and go on your own or join The Traveling Professor when he introduces his first small group to Spain in 2021.  Olé!
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Tips on Flying Clean and Healthy

Tips for flying healthyPeople have become more aware of flying clean and healthy these days. The Corona Virus being in the news has put new emphasis on this.  In my experience, the traveler probably has the most probably of becoming ill from flying.  Think about it, the traveler is in a confined space within close proximity of others.  The seats and surrounding areas are touched and used by different people multiple times each day.  The air is recirculated.  Travelers can be tired and have a low resistance.  In this blog post we offer some suggestions on keeping healthy on your next flight.
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5 Places to Visit that Don't Exist

places to visit that dont existThere is plenty of history to see all over Europe and then there are things you want to see that really aren't there. But the legends, even if they are true are not are fun to explore.  In this blog post, The Traveling Professor tells about a few places that thousands and in some cases millions of travelers visit each year, that aren't really there. Read on and enjoy!
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