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four days in a carry on

Four Days in a Carry On

Any amount of days in a carry on is tough and four days in a carry on is no exception. Everyone has essential items they require and sometimes a carry on handles those items alone¬†without adding anything else you need to travel. As you collect everything you want to bring with you realize that perhaps you have a lot of crap. After travelling through Cuba with just a carry on I feel like I take a lot more consideration when packing. Even if just for a weekend, I still over pack sometimes but I feel like that has come down a lot in comparison to what I used to pack. The Bag and Packing Compartments It definitely helps when you have a bag you like to use. Buy something you like because then you will be more likely to use it and be seen with it. My husband and I have invested in Tom Bihn A3o bags and aside for sometimes wanting some wheels, they have been awesome. There are enough little compartments that organization …

14 Days in a Carry On

I am pretty much packed for Cuba and I dont leave for another two and a half months. I get a little ahead of myself when there is a trip on the horizon. So I thought I would make a list if what I am packing pre trip and write again after the trip to say what I over packed or what I felt I was missing. The trip consists of 2 days in Varadero, 2 days in Vinales and 8 days in Havana. For Varadero I will need the things for a beach day and a day of touring. Vinales is a day of horseback riding, and a day of touring and possibly swimming. All the days in Havana are spent walking around, touring museums and sightseeing, with evening required for the Tropicana Show. So I always start out making my packing list by listing what I need for a step in the process or event. I visualize each day and what I could possibly need. Remember when your walking around all day you …