A Linlithgow Palace detour between Glasgow and Edinburgh

By kristaspurr My time between Glasgow and Edinburgh was always a question mark. When planning this trip, I knew I had most of a day to spend however I wanted, and quickly ran into the nice problem of too many options. Research produced a number of small towns between those two cities …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #62- July 16, 2017 – Air France chewing gum

By kristaspurr Hello! How’s your summer going? We’ve had a particularly good run of weather here in Eastern Canada, so I’ve been training for Camino and spending quality time on my back deck enjoying the garden. I’m planning like a fiend for the Camino de Santiago in Portugal and will be spending …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #60 – June 18, 2017 – Rome’s Fountain Crackdown

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! I’m back from a ten-day adventure in Edinburgh and London, and I’m all revved up to plan more travel and definitely spend more time in …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #60 – June 18, 2017 – Rome’s Fountain Crackdown

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! Very exciting week in Bite-sized Travel-land, as I’m getting ready to pack up and head out on an overseas …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #59 – June 11, 2017 – Eiffel Tower Zipline

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! Who’s got two thumbs and just booked the rest of her travel for 2017? THIS GAL. Very excited to report I’m going back to the …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #58 – June 4, 2017 – Florence Is For Hosers

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! In these troubled times, having an escape is almost as good as escaping. I’ve been enjoying some fiction set in far away places and part …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #57 – May 28, 2017 – Beware Indonesia’s Macaque Mafia

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! Summer is off to a rainy start in my corner of Canada, so I’ll focus on filling the weekends ahead with adventures here and abroad. …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #56 – May 14, 2017 – Scorpions Fly Free On United

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! I usually write this newsletter the day before I sent it, but the time between major Earth-shattering news incidents is getting shorter and shorter. Fingers …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #55 – May 7, 2017 – Ah-Nold + Paris X Bike

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! For my 2017 travel, I’ve been trying to stock up on currency bit-by-bit, but the Canadian dollar is presently being brutalized in the financial markets, …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #54 – April 30, 2017 – United Doesn’t Like Rabbits, Either

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! Has the recent spate of stories about bad airline behaviour changed your booking habits? For me, not really. I wasn’t going to fly Air Canada …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #53 – April 23, 2017 – “Hey, At Least We’re Not United!”

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! Travelers are still up in arms over how airlines treat them, generating stories for days about both minor inconveniences and major disruptions. This week’s chief …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #52 – April 16, 2017 – United (Bleep)s Everything Up

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! There’s so much travel news this week and it’s all about one thing: United Airlines. It’s a holiday weekend in Canada, so I hope you’re …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #51 – April 9. 2017 – Equator @ Prime Meridian

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! A hectic week has me thinking travel and packing. I’m 100% ready to get it away from it all, where shall we go? Thanks for …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #50 – April 2, 2017 – Disney With Tina Fey

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! I usually write this newsletter on Saturday morning, which was especially difficult this week because it was also April 1, April Fool’s Day, and the internet was …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #49 – March 26, 2017 – No More Tablets And Laptops On Board, Oh My!

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! I’ve had a delightful week of exploring castle-themed day trips in Scotland. Let me tell you, Scottish Twitter is very helpful and very proud of their land …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #48 – March 19, 2017 – Flaming In-Flight Headphones

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! In North America, the days are getting longer (thanks for nothing, Daylight Savings Time), and spring is well on its way. It’s the perfect time to hunker …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #47 – March 12, 2017 – Choupette’s Travel Tips

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! The pace of travel news this week was unreal, let’s dive in and try to make sense of it all. Thanks for reading The Packing List, have …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #46 – March 5, 2017 – An American Tail: 2017 Reboot

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! How is it already March? School breaks are getting underway and I hope some of you are enjoying a sunny location. Thanks for reading The Packing List, …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #45 – February 26, 2017 – Find Love In A Hopeless Place (The Airport)

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! Is it just me or has the pace of 2017 been both super fast and criminally exhausting? In addition to the real world, I’ve been planning two …read more Source: Bite Sized...

The Packing List #44 – February 19, 2017 – Fight For Your (Digital Privacy) Rights (While Traveling)

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! It’s been quite a week in my corner of Canada, where we got approximately 70cm (~28 inches) of snow over a few days. I’m very tired, but …read more Source: Bite Sized...