Travel Insider Tips for Booking Hotels, Packing, Shopping and More

With summer rapidly coming to an end, we're gearing up for the last quick (or not-so-quick) vacation. Trips of any length can be very stressful, so it's good to have well-versed and well-traveled persons provide guides and reviews to streamline the process.

From tips on booking hotels to how to keep clothing wrinkle-free while packing to what to order while dining out in Paris and how to make sure the Murano you're eyeing is authentic, travel insider tips go a long way to minimize stress.

Do your research before you leave, and you'll save money, time, and energy, and ensure you have a trip to remember (for all the right reasons).