77 posts tagged travel
SPF, check. Techie gloves, check. Here’s what our staffer Shana is packing for a week on the slopes.
Much like Jay-Z, Birchboxers have a particular affinity for that concrete jungle where dreams are made of: New York. Here, we’ve tapped our in-office experts to give you the deets on where to nosh, up your beauty game, and get your culture on. Happy exploring!
Reading List: A Sophisticated Updo (for Short Hair too!), How to Become a Morning Person, and More
We know you don’t have oodles of time to browse through everything on the Birchbox blog and in the magazine each week. Here’s a short list of the top blog posts, articles, videos, and news that we don’t want you to miss.
1. The Bouffant Pony: Birchboxer Whitney shows us how to create a chic bouffant pony. Spoiler alert: As you can see in the photo, it involves LOTS of teasing.
2. How to Become a Morning Person: Early risers are not only healthier but also happier. Check out this helpful interview for tips on how to give your AM snooze habit the boot.
3. Queen Kate: This week model and icon Kate Moss turned 40 years old (where has the time gone?). Take a trip back through two decades of magazine covers in this feature from our UK outpost.
4. 4 Clever Ways to Maximize Your Travel Bag: Did you know a contact lens case can double as a travel container for foundation? Before you take off on your next trip, check out these handy tips for making the most of the products you pack.
Global Holiday Traditions: What I Learned Growing Up as a Nomad
Birchbox staffer Ally shares a collection of multi-culti holiday traditions she picked up while traveling around the world. Whether you’re looking to shake-up a stodgy tradition or just curious about how other cultures ring in the New Year, this can’t-miss guide is an endless source of fun, new customs to test out. Plus, it’s packed with a veteran traveler’s helpful tips to surviving the holiday rush.
Shopping for someone special? Check out these gifts for the Traditionalist.
5 Travel Videos to Get You Ready for Columbus Day Weekend
There are just two more work days until Columbus Day weekend and we hope you’ve got Monday off like we do! To prep for the long weekend, we’ve been brushing up on all our best travel tips, including ways to efficiently pack a carry-on and how to look refreshed after stepping off a plane. Keep reading for our jet-setting advice and bon voyage!
Yoga Poses for Travelers with Tara Stiles
I’m completely in favor of skipping exercise for the long weekend, but the truth is that I always feel better after a little yoga (even if it’s only a couple of minutes). These easy poses from our favorite yoga-lebrity, Tara Stiles, can be done anywhere.
How To: Look Great After a Long Flight
It’s hard to look presentable after traveling, but this makeup routine will have you looking your best no matter whether you’re commuting by plane, train, or automobile.
10 Travel Essentials from OscarPRGirl
Globe-trotting social media darling OscarPRGirl shares her top 10 travel essentials (as in the 10 things I’ll be adding to my packing list ASAP).
How to Pack Your Carry-On
Organizational guru Melanie Charlton shares her advice on packing superefficiently. Since I’m not a fan of checking a bag, nothing could be more useful than knowing how to properly pack a carry-on.
Birchbox: Top 4 In-Flight Beauty Tips
Here are our top four tips for surviving a long flight—from the best thing to wear, the products you need to stay hydrated and happy, and much more.
Life Hack: These 5 Everyday Items Will Up Your Style Game
The next time you’re sitting at home, take a quick look around. Do you have a banana, a bar of soap, a bobby pin, some vinegar, and a bottle of clear nail polish anywhere close by? If so, then you can take your style game to the next level (and not in the ways you’d expect!). Our editors at Birchbox Man, ever devoted to style and simplicity, came up with some creative ways to fix annoying loose threads on shirts, solve the unused-toothpaste epidemic, and get shiny, polished shoes with unexpected household items.
Your routine may never be the same again.
Looking for more fun things to try this month? The Birchbox Man October To-Do List has you covered.
Be The Best Travel Photographer Ever
Traveling often means that for the duration of your trip, you become the world’s greatest photog (regardless of skill level).
Whether you’re the artsy type who frames elegant shots of diners in the square or a manic I-need-a-photo-of-everything shutterbug, you’ll want to get focused for your next adventure (haha, get it?) with these tips from seasoned traveler and global photographer William Hereford.
He’s got advice for everything from picking the right camera, to easy photo-editing apps, to capturing the moment while enjoying it at the same time.
Before you get busy snapping pictures, read up on these tips for getting to know a new city in 48 hours!
Products from Far-Flung Corners of the World
Sourced from far and wide, these well-traveled products put our passports to shame.
From the hair savior that hails from deep inside the rainforest to the blemish busting formula that originated in West Africa, here are the products we love that come from remarkable (and unexpected) locales.
5 Tips For Getting To Know A City In 48 Hours
When you’re planning your next big trip to an exciting locale, it’s easy to rely on the standard tourist spots to fill your itinerary (hello, Eiffel Tower!). But you could be missing out on some incredible cultural experiences by following a tour guide’s list of “must-sees.”
Thankfully Birchbox Man has compiled easy-to-follow tips that will help you get to know your destination better than Anthony Bourdain.
Going somewhere across the pond? Arm yourself with these tips to fight jet lag.
The Birchbox Man To-Do List: September 2013
We can hardly believe it, but it’s officially September! And that means it’s time for us to update our wardrobes—hello, scarves—and daily routines to include some very appropriate Autumn staples.
Luckily, Birchbox Man editor Martin has compiled five essential tips and tricks to help make the summer-to-fall transition a little easier. Among them: a surprisingly easy workout move to tone your calves and glutes, plus a crazy life hack to keep pants wrinkle free when packing (you need to see it to believe it!).
All packed and ready to fly? Check out these six to-die-for airport meals.