Category : packing

Baggallini Everywhere Travel Bag in Violet
packing, Posted by Amy, Recommendations
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The Perfect Travel Bag

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve traveled, but I’m on my way to South Africa and I’m really excited because I think I’ve FINALLY found the perfect travel bag.

In Bangkok, Romania, India, and Paris with my old Travelon bag. It's seen some better days.
My old bag, the Travelon Anti-Theft Classic Hobo Bag has been around the world with me, and while it’s been a great companion, it’s looking a bit rough these days. Like, it used to be purple, and now it’s kind of a splotchy, brownish-blackish-purple. While it’s been a generally functional bag, it’s mostly one big pocket, which makes things hard to find.

I’ve been on the hunt for a bag that can do triple-duty as a day bag, carry-on bag, and a purse. Can any bag be big enough to hold everything I need for flights and layovers and walking around yet be small enough to use as a purse and not be a nuisance? It seems impossible, I mean, I carry a 1L water bottle with me everywhere, yet…

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bag pack
packing, Planning, Posted by Amanda, Types of Travel
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How to Pack for a Long-Term Trip

When I decided to take a 7-month trip I was terrified at the thought of traveling with nothing but a backpack. Before I left I compiled a list of everything I thought I would need and it turns out that only half of it fit (after I packed my beauty supplies, some things are necessities that could not be skipped)! Even after removing a few things, it turns out that I still packed way more than was necessary. Here is the list that I put together after my return with the only items I really needed while I was away. I’ve added some links of some of my favorite products because they made life on the road so much easier and I absolutely loved them!  In a future post Amy and I will tell you why we love some of these products so much.  This packing list is a combination of necessities if you plan on staying in hotels, hostels or other basic accommodations.

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switzerland_serenity
packing, Planning, Posted by Amy
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5 Ways to Travel More Efficiently

After oversleeping, handling a small crisis, and making sure my house was in pristine condition for weekend renters, I had exactly 1 hour and 30 minutes to pack and make it to the airport in time for my flight this evening. I was so busy all day I didn’t even have time to brush my teeth.

This was a stressful situation, but because I’ve optimized every part of packing and getting to the airport, I actually made the flight with about 15 minutes to spare before the boarding door closed. WHEW!!

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