Earth Footwear Shoes for Comfort and Style While Traveling

Earth Footwear Fauna Shoes (Jennifer Miner)

News alert: I’m short. I’m just under 5’4” which means that whenever I buy pants, either I need to hem them (failure, I can’t draw a straight line let alone hem one) or pay someone else to hem them, which adds to the total cost of the jeans/slacks/whatever.  [Read more]

Box #2: Stitch Fix Personal Styling for Travel Clothing


Don't worry! The Vacation Gals is not turning into a fashion blog. (After my earlier post this week about Aventura Clothing, and last month's post about Stitch Fix, it may appear that way.) But I've got new clothes on my mind. I'm tired of a lot of the items [Read more]

Casual Aventura Clothing for Travel

Mira Hat and LIsbon Scarf in Gypsy Red

I've been a fan of Aventura women's clothing for a couple years now: Check out my past reviews of the eco-friendly items here and here. Now, I'm delighted to be one of the clothing company's ambassadors, which means I've been tasked to help spread the good [Read more]

Stitch Fix Personal Styling for Travel Clothing


Have you heard about Stitch Fix? It's the online, personal styling service that is sweeping the Internet. Okay, perhaps I exaggerate. But when a Facebook Friend (thank you, Jody!) posted that she'd bought her first personal-styling session through Stitch Fix, [Read more]

How to Pack for a Ski Trip in a Carry-on Bag


With a three-night ski trip to Park City, Utah, on the docket, I had a challenge on my hands. How to pack for a ski trip in only a carry-on bag? I had no interest in coughing up the $50 in baggage fees I'd incur if I checked my luggage on my hour-long Delta [Read more]

Best Free Travel Apps for 2014

Skyscanner travel app

With so many travel apps available on the market, consumers may feel justifiably overwhelmed. Which travel apps are most popular? Which are most reliable? And which of them are travelers most likely to actually use? The best free travel apps for 2014 are all [Read more]

Map Your Travels: Wall Art for your Home

Map Your Travels

Travel destinations have been piquing my children's interest lately. Questions like, "How far is..." or "Where is..." or "How long would it take to get to..." I suppose it's no surprise considering they are learning and memorizing geography at school. That's [Read more]

Cocorose London: Ballet Flats for Travel

Cocorose London

Some of the best and most well-known travel advice is pretty obvious: "Wear slip-on shoes through airport security." Yet, every time I travel by air I see fellow female passengers lacing up boots, buckling wedges, and tying tennis shoes after passing [Read more]

Millies Savory Teas for Travel


In case you haven't noticed from my FitBit activity tracker post a few days ago, I'm on a fitness kick. That means I'm upping my exercise as well as trying to be more aware of what I eat -- all in an effort to be in tip-top shape before I set foot on the M/V [Read more]

Biscotti and Kate Mack: Cruise Wear for Girls


What should I pack for the kids? That was one of the big questions I asked before my family departed for our first seven-day Western Caribbean excursion aboard Carnival Magic this past fall. The list came down to three basic groups: casual wear, dressy [Read more]