The tipping point is usually a moment of so much stress and/or expense that it makes you want to pack light for every trip after. The HPL community members share their stories in this post.
Yet another benefit of packing light is that it reduces your risk of injury. Heavy luggage injuries are real, and a few HPL readers have vowed to pack less.
Do you struggle with a heavy backpack? Do you travel with tons of things you never use? These downsizing stories will inspire you to downsize your luggage and travel with less.
What if you forget to pack something for your trip? Here are some tips for dealing with this potentially stressful situation on the road.
Long time Her Packing List reader, Julie, admits to a costly packing mistake after her first big adventure overseas. She’s never told anyone this story, until today…
A bad luggage experience has the power to completely sour a trip. Yet I can’t stop laughing at some of these luggage nightmare stories, in a sympathetic way of course!
Yes, overpacking sucks. In case you needed a reason, we give you 10.
There were definitely things I would have done (and packed) differently for my Inca Trail hike. To help other gals avoid these same packing woes, I have come up with a list of 5 essentials that can’t be forgotten.
While it took me entirely too long to learn my lesson, I’m glad to have developed the right system for me when it comes to packing, unpacking and repacking on the road.
I couldn’t have packed less appropriately for my trip to India. For some reason, I hadn’t thought about what I would wear. Avoid my India packing mistakes.
We’ve all been newbies at something, even traveling. There are some common mistakes of first time backpackers to avoid before jetting off.
I’ve had to learn the hard way about packing for trips that may entail more than one climate.