Tag Archives: Packing Tips

Work travel: What skincare to pack?

Packing for a business trip

We have talked about what clothing and what makeup to pack for a work trip, but let’s not forget about our complexion.  Depending on the schedule I will have on the trip, I like to add little treats for my skin that I may not get around to using at home. Cleansing – I’ve traveled […]

Work travel: What makeup to pack?

Makeup brushes and palette

Since I tend to lean towards minimalist makeup anyway, I definitely recommend paring down your full face when you travel.  When it is a work trip, however, you will probably need more than tinted sunscreen and tinted lip balm.  By choosing multiple-use items, you can certainly shrink down that makeup bag. Here is a quick […]

What Do I Pack For An Out Of Town Wedding?

Women traveling with a suitcase.

There are plenty of lists for what a bride (and groom) needs to pack if they are hosting a destination wedding. But what about the guests’ packing list? Packing to attend an out-of-town wedding can be complicated as well, when you consider all of the events that normally surround such a celebration. I am in […]

What to Take for Exotic / Remote Travel

Fashionable woman traveling in tropical country

Most of us are experienced travelers in the sense that we know to downsize our toiletries and not to pack five pairs of shoes for a three-day weekend.  We know what to take for skiing and what to take for the beach.  But what do we pack for a more exotic trip?  What are some […]

Is There Such Thing as True One-Bag Travel?

Woman looking at a map while traveling

There are a lot of websites devoted to minimalist and one-bag travel, but is traveling with literally one bag truly possible and necessary? I suppose anything is always possible. You can pack your wallet, your phone, a toothbrush, a bottle of Dr. Bronners soap, and a clean pair of underwear and off you go. But […]

How Do I Efficiently Pack for a Cruise?

Woman packing her bag

It is one particular struggle to fit a week’s worth of clothing and toiletries into a carry-on suitcase.  But it is a wholly different type of test if you are going on a cruise!  There are several unique challenges to packing for a cruise: Flying – Despite your every effort to carry-on for most trips, […]