New York Times writer Susan Heller famously said, “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.”
Even when we have great intentions, it’s easy to overload our suitcases. We wind up dragging a lot of stuff around. There’s more to keep track of; it winds up being a lot of physical and mental clutter. And, of course, we wind up paying a ton of extra fees for the additional weight and luggage.
So, rather than viewing efficient packing as a practice in minimalism, I like to think of it as a challenge that helps you make the most of every vacation: you have what you need, you’re freed up to not have to lug around a bunch of extra weight, and you can put that saved money towards a special souvenir, a nice dinner out, or another cool experience.
So what are the secrets that seasoned travelers use to guarantee expert packing? Here are the top 6:
We, at Paris J. Cruise & Travel, extend our best wishes to you and yours for a joyous holiday season. May peace, love and laughter fill your hearts and homes, now and in the year ahead.
While we relish the promise of 2020, we are also grateful for what unfolded during this last year of the decade. Therefore, this article is dedicated to our travel year in review.
Thank you so much for your support!
A Year in Review
of Unforgettable Travel
Here, are our notable travels of 2019:
Majesty of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise, February 2019- 5-Night Key West & Havana, Cuba
A one-time-experience with our friends, and now clients was cruising to Havana, Cuba earlier this year. It was a remarkable experience with timeless sights and sounds around every corner. Our group of 14 not only enjoyed the scenic beauty, but also the fascinating latin culture, that's only a short distance away from the Florida Keys.
Norwegian Escape Cruise Ship, June 2019-1-Day Ship Tour, Port of Manhattan, New York City
We attended a group VIP ship tour of the beautiful Norwegian Escape. The Haven Suite Class was an impressive style of stateroom luxury. Norwegian plans to turn your daydreams into awesome vacation plans with their newest and most exciting ships, sailing to the best of paradise.
Mariner of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise, June 2019-3-Night Nassau, Bahamas & Perfect Day at Coco Cay
Seeing and experiencing Royal Caribbean's renovated private island, Perfect Day at Coco Cay was simply amazing. You will experience new and bolder ways to thrill and chill. This place definitely provides something for everyone. A Must see!
Independence of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise, November 2019-5-Night Western Caribbean
Falmouth, Jamaica & Labadee, Haiti
This year the 2nd Annual Girls Cruise Vacation was another hit. Next years' cruise should include 7-nights, and sail to either the Eastern or Southern Caribbean. Because of the end of the year deals, the ladies are currently planning for 2020. So if you would like to join this fun group, please don't delay!
It’s not over 'til it’s over! It’s time to create an Unforgettable Experience for you and your loved ones, with the Best and Last Deals of the Decade. Contact us today!
To Your Greatest Travel Adventures,
Dana & Darrell
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