1. Sort your Pictures by
c. People in Pictures
2. I did an album just for my son. And 1 for a particular vacation. I sorted the pictures and then I put the papers I would use with them and the embellishments I wanted to use, i.e. stickers, bling, titles and such.
Here are a few examples of one of my layouts. I usually do a 2 page layout when I'm doing my albums, it makes it go a lot faster and they match. :)
You can also add any brochures you pick up while you visit the locations you do. I like to have that as an added feature to my album for extra information on where I visited.