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.
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.
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.
Before I left home to teach English for a year in Thailand, I did my research. I felt so prepared as I made my initial packing list, edited it many times, and checked off what was going in my bags.
Do you sometimes find things in your backpack you don’t remember packing? Do you have things in your luggage you don’t end up wearing? You’re not alone.
With ATMs and credit cards working all across the world, it is not uncommon to feel like you don’t need to pack emergency money when traveling. Taylor found out the hard way that this is not a good idea.