I’m a terrible backpacker, even after years of going on trips, I still don’t know how to pack my things. I always end up bringing my house, haha. I overpack, which is safer than to miss something important. But on this day of limited baggage allowances on airplanes, I really need to practice packing light. Now that I’m traveling with my toddler, her things are more important like baby bottles, milk, diapers, change clothes, medicines, etc. I can forget one or two of my things but not Gwen’s things.
Honestly, my husband, Jeff, is the expert on these things. He can neatly pack his things on a stuff sack and fit it in his small backpack. Albeit small, it has all the necessary things needed, from clothes, toiletries to gadgets.
Let me share to you some tips on how to pack smart and light for your trip: