Packing

Building a 10-piece business travel capsule wardrobe

Packing for a business trip can feel so overwhelming. Countless readers, coworkers, and friends have shared their struggles and frustrations. It’s tempting to bring everything in your closet just so you know you will be covered for any situation, but it’s not necessary (I promise!). Case in point: recently I traveled to California with a…

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Packing efficiently

As if you needed another reason to not check your bag….. According to USA Today a woman traveling from Tampa to DFW arrived at the baggage carousel to find her suitcase “shredded.” Half of her belongings were gone, and what was left was heaped in a bin and covered in grease and toothpaste. Yikes. Now,…

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Packing to maximize space

For the first five or so years of business travel I primarily traveled by myself. However, over the past few years that has been shifting so now I travel with coworkers more often than not. This leads to some interesting conversations, particularly around packing. Colleagues are frequently amazed that I can fit everything I need…

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