Is it too late to ask for this for Christmas?
Seventy-five per cent of Canadians surveyed believe they're good at packing. But what does that mean? List making, laying out clothes and weighing luggage before you head to the airport, or waiting until the last minute, skimping on skivvies and hoping your bag doesn't bust the scale?
Don't worry! Packing isn't a popular pastime for anyone, even frequent travellers who have this stuffing things into a bag malarkey down. If you're someone who breaks out in a cold sweat at the sight of an empty suitcase, here are some great tips for packing quickly, safely, and easily time and time again.
I am a firm believer that sometimes you have to purchase something that might not be ideal for "everyday" but it makes your life easier in irreplaceable ways. On that note, here are some guidelines to finding a great diaper bag for travel.
Have you seen my purse? It can house a small animal, a bucket of make-up, an e-reader, a lunch packed in Tupperware, an iPhone, mints, credit cards, travel coffee mug, keys, Scotch tape, small scissors and, of course, an extra pair of shoes. Have I learned to be this way? Nature vs. nurture, which is it?
Watching George Clooney strategize his way through security lineups in Up in the Air, it occured to me that a lifestyle which includes logging frequent flyer miles yields some serious packing wisdom and rituals. Here are a few of my most resourceful tips for packing well.