Packing a 2-Week Carry On: A How To Guide

The most annoying thing about traveling is lugging around a bulky suitcase. Not only is it insanely awkward to have to drag it down the street (especially if you’re in Europe where most sidewalks are cobblestone and quite small), but if you pack too much, chances are you won’t ever wear it. Most airlines will tack on a baggage fee if it weighs over a certain amount. No one wants to be the person at the ticket counter trying to fit everything into another bag so you don’t have to pay that fee. My solution? Fit it all into one carry on.

It’s not hard; you just have to be practical about it all. Here is a sample packing list, along with some of my favorite travel staples. All of this can easily fit into a carry on size suitcase, plus a backpack or handbag.

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