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15 Most Romantic Getaways Around the World

 

Romantic getaways often mean candlelit dinners, long walks on the beach, and pampering accommodations. But some destinations boast their own romantic je ne sais quoi—in places like Paris, Bali, and San Sebastian, there's just something in the air. From the cherry blossom-lined streets of Kyoto to sensual tango dancing in Buenos Aires, these are our picks for the world's 15 most romantic getaways.

How to Pack for a Winter Vacation

If you read travel publications and trawl the web for packing tips, you can find millions of words of sometimes commonsensical, sometimes scolding and generally somewhat vague advice on how to pack for a winter vacation. Don't pack too much stuff, dress in layers, pack a hat and gloves -- but you know all that stuff already.

To help convert general packing advice into a usable packing list, I have some tricks you can use to help figure out where to start. We're not talking about packing for a ski trip -- that is its own special challenge -- but most travelers should find these winter travel packing tactics simple, straightforward and useful for a more general vacation.

Hats -- the Secret to Staying Warm

16 Hacks That You Need To Know For Your Next Long-Haul Flight

The BuzzFeed Community shared their best long-haul flight hacks. Here are the genius tips.

1. Bring your own snacks:

“I would advise to take some healthy and fresh snacks (carrot sticks anyone?) or some homemade food that’ll make you feel great, and not leave an intense smell at the same time.” —Sara Coelho, Facebook

2. And provide your own drinks:

“After throwing up on multiple flights I found that taking lots of your own drinks and snacks with you help a ton. (Vitamin water is a must.)” —gabbyg12