Okay, so I have to share this article because it totally applies to me (and I’m sure thousands of other people who tend to overpack). The more you travel, the better you get at packing. You realize what you do really need (such as toiletries, one pair of sturdy shoes, etc.) and what you don’t need (ten shirts, 5 pairs of pants, 3 shirts per day – all for a weekend trip). For this travel news post, you’ll learn how flight attendants, those constant travelers, pack for each trip. Hint: It doesn’t involve many things – just strategy.
The article How to Pack Light: The Flight Attendant’s Guide,” by Condé Nast Traveler:
From stuffing your purse in a tote to maximize carry-on restrictions, to knowing where to pack heavy or delicate items in your suitcase, there’s some handy information in this short piece. And at the end, the “How To Pack Like An Expert” video provides some additional tips!
As I mentioned before, the more you travel the better you get at packing. But, it’s always helpful (and fun) to acquire some new tricks over the years!