Tips, Tricks, Packing, Points & More
"Be wary of any enterprise that requires new clothes." Henry David Thoreau
Packing stresses me, I like to bring everything I own with me, I like options, I love shoes and I have a lot of face creams. So, when my daughter and I decided to travel across Europe for six weeks, I was a bit panicked about how we would manage our luggage. We would be on and off trains and subways, up flights of stairs at stations, Airbnb apartments and in Venice…I started doing some research on how to pack light and discovered that there is a whole community of people who travel carry-on only. Traveling for weeks or even months with just a backpack! What? Mind blown! Could we do it? YES…and no…We didn't carry our bags onto the plane, but we did each only bring a small (US sized carry-on) suitcase (which we checked, mainly because of liquids) a small backpack and purse. This was in 2015 and I have been carry on(ish) ever since. How did we do it? Click read more to find out what what worked and what didn't...