All tagged travel tips

7 Best Places to Visit in Lucknow

Lucknow, commonly referred to as the “City of Nawabs,” is a bustling destination brimming with the charm of the Royals who used to call this place home.

British and Mughal influences are evident in the local architecture. Plus, both Hindi and Urdu are widely spoken here. The amalgamation of the two languages is evident in the local vernacular, which is very pleasing to the ears. Uttar Pradesh and its capital city are filled with many tourist attractions and experiences.

If you’re planning a visit to India anytime soon, here are the best places to visit in Lucknow.

7 Light-Packing Tips for Those Plus Size Travel Clothes

One of the most stressful parts of travel is packing. How do you know if you have enough? What if you forget something? Or, the most common issue, what if you take too much?

Many of us have fallen into the trap of packing too much for a vacation. When it comes to plus-size packing, we often struggle a bit more to pack light. Not only is there generally more material involved in plus-size clothing, but we might feel as though we need extra options like cover-ups, which can lead to us paying for extra luggage.

Never fear, however, as here are seven tips to help you pack lighter!

Essential Plus-Size Packing Tips

Plus-size ladies can often find it more difficult to travel than most. The plane seats aren't exactly made for bigger bodies, and finding something suitable to wear can be a bit of a challenge.

Then there’s the prospect of packing...

Whether you’ve found a beautiful apartment to rent in Marbella for Summer 2018, you’re heading off to the Caribbean, or you plan to spend Winter 2018 in Florida, packing is probably on your mind already.

Three Common Fears that Keep Plus-Size Women from Traveling

When you’re overweight, travel overseas can seem like a distant dream. It’s something you plan on doing for a long time. You talk about it with friends and family and pour hours and hours into finding the ideal location. But I, like so many people who have struggled with their weight most of their lives, have always thought about travel as just another entry in the long list of activities I plan on doing once I lose enough weight.

This type of thinking, which has stemmed from years of fear and anxiety, is exactly what prevented me from turning that dream into a reality. The following three fears were the ones holding me back the most, and only after realizing what they were was I able to work on changing the way I think and actually do the things I’ve always wanted to do.

Interview with Edith from The Plus-Size Backpacker!

I’m thrilled to feature Edith from The Plus-Size Backpacker in this latest interview! When I first started Travel with Curves, there weren’t many plus-size travel blogs floating around cyberspace, but The Plus-Size Backpacker was one of them (hers was the first, in fact!). She probably doesn’t realize this, but Edith’s blog inspired me to forge ahead with my own. In fact, I’ve looked up to her for a lot longer than I’ve actually known her, and I’m glad I can now count her among my friends.

If you haven’t checked out The Plus-Size Backpacker, you’re missing out! Read on to learn more about how this amazing gal is impacting the world.