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From the suitcase to use and what to put in it!

Packing bundle in action

Thought I’d share my most recent experience using that packing bundle technique I shared a few posts ago. Plus of course there’s my new suitcase also in action on this trip. I just finished unpacking in my hotel room and … Continue reading

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New packing technique

I thought I had packing light and my technique down pat. Then I came across this video (pack for weeks in a carry on bag) from Packinglight.com. I’ll admit, I was skeptical of this clothing bundle approach. After all my tried … Continue reading

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A different kind of fast & furious

With less than two weeks until Paris (9 days to be exact) I’m entering the fast and furious travel shopping mode. Not exactly sure why vacations require shopping for new shoes, bags, etc. but it seems to happen! It’s not … Continue reading

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Makeup on the road

One thing I’ve been asked about is what make-up I take when I travel.  I pretty much narrow down between my “nice to haves” and my “must haves” when traveling.  This definitely helps minimize packing. So, what’s in my makeup … Continue reading

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So, what did I pack for Germany?

In case you’re curious about how I pack for all this travel, let me share with you my Germany packing list. As you can see from the itinerary and trip report there were two days of travel with eight days … Continue reading

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Baggallini Town Tote Review

The Baggallini Town Tote was a recent purchase made to use instead of a large Eagle Creek tote bag. I was looking for a bag that would be closer to the size of a large purse. Large enough to fit … Continue reading

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What to wear in Europe

Whenever I watch travel shows I spend most of the time trying to see what everyone is wearing. Show the shoes, show the outfits! Give me an idea of what to pack! It’s nearly impossible to dress like a local … Continue reading

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Travel and comfortable shoes

There’s something about an upcoming vacation that just makes me giddy. Constantly checking the weather forecasts, trying to determine what to pack and figuring out what shoes to wear! Travel shoes seem to be the bane of my existence, especially … Continue reading

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Packing for a short business trip

I’m off to Chicago. Since this is a short one lasting only two nights it’s a very light packing trip and I can get everything I need in my favorite suitcase – my 19″ TravelPro Crew 6 bag. I have … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite things . . .

Some people get excited when their favorite fashion magazine or catalog arrives. Me, I thrive on travel catalogs. I just love opening my mailbox to find a new Magellans, TravelSmith or eBags waiting for me. However, I’ve reached a point … Continue reading

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