12 Things to Know Before Visiting Catherine Palace in Pushkin, Russia

No trip to St. Petersburg, Russia would be complete without a visit to Catherine Palace in the suburb of Pushkin. Catherine Palace (or the Great Palace of Tsarskoye Selo) tops many of the “must-see” lists for planning a trip to this area. Being armed with a little knowledge before you go can certainly make the visit more enjoyable! Check out all my tips, tricks for getting tickets and visiting, as well as some fun facts about the palace. 12 Things… Read more »

Pavlovsk Palace

Pavlovsk Palace (or Paul’s Palace) isn’t as popular of a tourist destination as Catherine Palace or Peterhoff Palace – but does that mean it’s not worth adding to your St. Petersburg, Russia itinerary? This post will explain! What is Pavlovsk Palace? But first, you’re probably wondering what in the world this place actually is. Here’s a really quick rundown on the story behind Pavlovsk Palace… This palace was built in the 18th century on orders from Catherine the Great (Russia’s… Read more »

4 Great Reasons to Spend the Day at the Oregon Zoo

Guest Post by Sarah Saker Portland, Oregon is an unassuming city, much like the majority of cities across the United States. It doesn’t have the renown that places such as New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, or Chicago have. But that is alright. This gives places like Portland a quaintness that the metropolises of America cannot achieve. And there are some great things to see in Portland, including a city underground and an extinct volcano! But it is the Oregon… Read more »

10 Unique Hotels Around the World for Adventure Lovers

Care to scuba dive to your hotel room? How about zip lining down the side of a cliff after you check out of your room? Or a hotel so remote they actually PAY for you to stay at it? Does it sound like I’m making these things up? I can assure you these are all real and very unique hotels! And it makes me so excited that they exist (except for the underwater hotel you have to scuba dive to…that’s… Read more »

A Fashionable Hooded Coat for Jedi Masters

**I am so sorry if you tried to read this post yesterday and you were met with an error message. I’ll explain what happened at the very end of this post, if you’re interested. And now, please enjoy “A Fashionable Hooded Coat for Jedi Masters” in its entirety! Hooded Coat | Boots | Jeans | Bag | Gloves | Scarf | Earrings | Lipstick If this title means nothing to you, it’s likely because you’ve never been fortunate enough to… Read more »

Moscow, Russia for New Year's Ever River Cruise Review

This year we spent New Year’s Eve in Moscow, Russia and my brother-in-law was visiting for the occasion too! This was really exciting for us and we wanted to go all out to ring in the New Year. My biggest regret when we tried to watch the NYE fireworks display in Sydney, Australia, was that we had gone to a public space and fought for the chance to see them (and we didn’t really get to see much). So, my… Read more »

Tatyana Boutique Miranda Flannel Dress

Dress c/o* | Heels | Tights | Necklace | Bag I have vehemently turned my nose up to the likes of flannel fabric and plaid prints all my life. I don’t really have a good reason for this other than I think it has to do with where I grew up. Flannel and plaid are pretty common in my small hometown in Wisconsin…almost everyone wears them. And maybe subconsciously, I wanted to be “different.” Good grief was that silly of… Read more »

The Ultimate Traveler’s Guide to Function & Fashion

If there is one thing I’m getting better at doing, it’s packing my suitcase for any trip lined up on my calendar. Whether I’m visiting the hot & humid Amazon rainforest or snowy & cold Russia, I always keep a list of essentials to ensure my travel wardrobe is primed and prepared for any occasion! Whether it’s your first long trip to a new country, or you’re packing up for a weekend getaway, you should always plan outfits with versatility… Read more »

Tips for Traveling to Tropical Destinations

Guest writer Mariel Santos from the Philippines offers some useful dress and health tips for first-time travelers to the tropics It’s at this time of the year that us folks living in cold climates start dreaming of a tropical vacation. The Caribbean, Costa Rica, the Maldives, Southeast Asia or Tahiti – there are dozens of tropical destinations within easy reach by direct flights from almost anywhere in the world. Relaxing on a white sandy beach under a swaying coconut palm,… Read more »

How to Spend 3 Days in Cappadocia, Turkey – The Ultimate Itinerary

Usually, I start my itinerary posts off lamenting how I wish I had more time in whatever place I’m writing about. However, for once, I think I finally figured out the appropriate amount of time to visit a place (at least this place). Having 3 days in the Cappadocia region of Turkey felt like just the right amount of time to see the highlights of Cappadocia! How to Spend 3 Days in Cappadocia, Turkey – The Ultimate Itinerary Day 1… Read more »

Hot Air Balloons + Floral Maxi Skirt

Skirt (Similar here, here & here | Cardigan (Similar here & here) | Shoes | Scarf (Similar) I’m going to be honest here, I’ve been procrastinating editing this particular set of photos from Turkey because I thought they were all going to be awful. Which I know sounds ridiculous – LOOK AT THAT BACKDROP. How can you have a bad pic with that? But, as you may recall in my previous posts, there were a lot of incredibly rude and… Read more »

What I Wore for the Sultan Cave Suites Famous Terrace (for Viewing the Hot Air Balloons)

Sultan Cave Suites in Goreme, Turkey is best known for its breakfast terrace. From here, you are treated to a breathtaking view of hot air balloons rising above Goreme every morning (weather permitting). This hotel is quickly gaining popularity, thanks to shots of its terrace going viral on Instagram. But before you book your stay here, you’re probably wondering… is the hotel itself that nice? What are the rooms like? Do you get to eat that awesome looking breakfast splattered… Read more »

Most Versatile Maxi Dress

Dress | Scarf c/o* (Similar here & here) | Boots c/o* | Bag (similar) This maxi dress continues to appear on my blog no matter what season or occasion it is. Sometimes it’s being worn for dinner or drinks in the fall and winter, other times it’s simply worn to run errands in the summer…and here it’s being worn for an adventure in Goreme, Turkey! Yeah, sorry, we’re going back to Turkey for the next few posts. I wasn’t totally… Read more »

10 Fun, Valentine’s Day-Themed Clothing & Accessories

I know what you’re thinking – “Lindsey. We JUST got done with Christmas and New Year’s…I am not ready for all the hearts and what not of Valentine’s Day.” And I totally understand that BUT this post is happening right now because I wrote a post like this last year, and I can already see it’s getting a bunch of traffic. Unfortunately, though, most of the items I had in that post aren’t available this year, so I wanted to… Read more »

Hello Kitty outfit

Cardigan | Top c/o* | Skirt c/o* | Bag c/o* | Tights | Sunglasses (Similar) | Heels c/o* | Lipstick Ah, yes, yet another Hello Kitty outfit! And here’s the best part…you haven’t even seen all of my newly acquired Hello Kitty attire yet. I still have one more outfit up my sleeve! In my last Hello Kitty post, I finally professed my love for all things Hello Kitty. Fortunately, my husband does not have any issues with this, and… Read more »

Wearing a Summer Swing Dress in a Winter Wonderland

Dress c/o* | Cardigan (Similar) | Scarf (Similar) | Bag c/o* | Heels (Also available here) | Tights | Beret I love restyling my summer clothes for the winter! This polka dot swing dress is just too much fun to twirl in to have it sitting in my closet during the cold, winter months. So, I layered the living daylights out of it with a cardigan, scarf, tights and gloves and a beret! (Hopefully, you all aren’t tired of the… Read more »

Have Clothes, Will Travel’s 2019 Travel Bucket List

Happy 2019! I hope everyone had a wonderful time ringing in the New Year. I thought it would be fun to start my first post of 2019 off with a travel bucket list! I did one of these lists back in 2017 and really enjoyed looking back to see which countries I made it to (like New Zealand and Turkey) and which ones are still on my list (or moved down a bit lower). I also loved reading everyone else’s… Read more »

Have Clothes, Will Travel Most Popular & Least Popular Blog posts of 2018

Another year has come to an end! I hope you all had a wonderful 2018 and an even more wonderful 2019. Thank you so much for following Have Clothes, Will Travel through this year – I appreciate each and every one of you taking time out of your days to read my posts. And as I did last year and the year before, I put together this post to show which of my blog posts were hits and which were… Read more »

Guest post by Sarah Williams Thailand is a beautiful country that has a lot to offer every kind of traveler! And, whether you are visiting this magnificent country for the first or tenth time, it is crucial to prepare in advance. Being prepared for such an endeavor will ensure everyone has a fun and exciting trip. Below, you will find 8 unique things to add to your itinerary. 8 Unique Things To Do In Thailand Go To An Elephant Sanctuary… Read more »

A Cozy “After the Holidays” Outfit

Cardigan c/o* | Boots c/o* (Similar here & here) | Jeans | Scarf c/o* (Similar here) | Bag I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! I don’t know about you, but I am ready for a nap now. Haha. It’s fantastic seeing everyone at this time of year and going to all the parties and eating all the food, but wowzers I am tuckered out now. I love wearing dresses and sparkly things during the holidays. But now that Christmas… Read more »

Nutcracker in the Castle

I lied. There is a blog post today! Merry Christmas Eve, everyone. I didn’t want Christmas to pass and not share this amazing yearly exhibit at the Paine Art Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. My family and I had visited Nutcracker in the Castle over the weekend, and despite it taking place every year, this was all our first time going to it! Each room of this historic estate is transformed into scenes from the Nutcracker fairy tale and it is… Read more »

photos of Christmas in Moscow, Russia

Christmas in Moscow, Russia is one of the most magical things I have ever seen in my life. It looks like this city was plucked right from a fairytale! For this post, I’m going to share 20 of my favorite photos of Moscow during Christmastime. But here’s the thing, while we’re going to be celebrating Christmas on Dec. 25th…Moscow celebrates Orthodox Christmas, which is January 7th. So, Christmas festivities are only getting started here! Once I get back to Moscow… Read more »

A Subtly Sparkly Outfit for NYE

Cardigan c/o* | Dress (Similar here, here & here) | Boots c/o* (Similar) | Tights I’m excited to be changing up my NYE look this year! I usually spend NYE in my PJs or in a comfy sweater and stretchy jeans either at my parent’s house or friend’s house eating seafood and snacks until I’m ready to die, haha. We’ll watch movies and play games – and it’s an awesome way to ring in the New Year! However, this year,… Read more »

Grace Karin Black Cape Dress 30th Birthday Outfit

Dress c/o* (Also available here) | Bag | Booties (Similar here) | Tights | Necklace (Similar) | Lipstick in Beso Holy smokes! I’ve hit triple decades in the age department, haha. My 30th birthday was this past Saturday. So, to mourn the end of my 20s, I’ve decided for my 30th birthday outfit to dress entirely in black… Just kidding! I’m really not having any issues with being another year older or not being able to say I’m in my… Read more »

amazing ways to travel Europe

Guest post by Simon Rae Europe is a great vacation destination given its fabulous history, great culture and the many places you can visit. These include shopping in Paris, the Italian food, beauty and carnival of Venice, parties in Ibiza, skiing in St. Moritz Switzerland, the Malta islands, or a visit to wine producers of Europe such as Italy, Spain, and France among other great places. However, which unique ways can you use to visit Europe and enjoy all that… Read more »

Guest post by Angelica St. Rose Getting married is a monumental event; of course, it’s natural to want to make the day as special as possible! And what better way to do that than to say your “I do’s” in a fairytale castle of your own? Memories of feeling like royalty, being swept up in lavish regality imbibed with rich, history, will last you for a lifetime. Now, I totally understand. You may have valid questions on this, with the… Read more »

ModCloth x Hello Kitty outfit

Cardigan c/o* | Beret c/o* (Similar here) | Bag c/o* | Heels c/o* (& here) | Skirt (Similar here) | Gloves (Similar) My family and friends have known this for a really long time, but there is a big secret that I have not yet shared on my blog…I have to confess to you all…I’m a Hello Kitty addict. I have every Hello Kitty-themed thing you can imagine – a bathrobe, blankets, pillow cases, jewelry, PJs, pens, notebooks, makeup cases…the… Read more »