11 Packing Tips For Traveling

11 Packing Tips For Traveling

Packing hacks for traveling!

In light of Spring Break being right around the corner, I have compiled a list of packing tips to help make the process simpler.

1. Do A Little Research

Whether you are going somewhere familiar or some place new, it would not hurt to check the extended weather forecast so you do not have any surprises.

2. Make A List And Stick To It

Packing can be overwhelming! You definitely want to avoid both underpacking and overpacking.

3. Roll Clothes

You would be surprised to see how much space you can save by rolling clothing.

4. Stuff Your Shoes

Stuff your shoes with socks and anything else that can fit in them.

5. Put Plastic Wrap Over The Top Of Bottles To Prevent Leakage

No one wants to open their bag and see that everything is covered in shampoo.

6. Keep The Heavy Stuff At The Bottom

Pack your heaviest items at the bottom of the suitcase to make it easier to roll.

7. Wrap Your Shoes

Put your shoes in a cheap shower cap to keep them from getting your clothing dirty.

8. Keep It Fresh

Put a dryer sheet in your luggage to keep everything smelling nice and fresh.

9. Keep A Change Of Clothing In Your Carry-On Suitcase

If you are flying, pack a full set of clothing in your carry-on in case any issues arise with your checked bag.

10. Make Sure To Take Chargers

If you are visiting another country, then make sure to get an outlet converter.

11. Double Check That List

Double check to make sure you didn’t forget anything and eliminate unneeded items.

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Everyone Should Visit NYC Once In Their Lifetime

Alicia Keys said it best, the streets will make you feel brand new and you will leave feeling more inspired than ever before.


For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to live in New York City. I've been to a lot of places and this one is by far my favorite of them all.

Not only does this city have the ability to make me feel so incredibly alive, but every single time I have visited, I have left ready to conquer anything and everything that comes my way.

There is just something about the bright lights, busy streets, and hustle of this city that is unbelievably inspiring and admirable to me. It really is the concrete jungle where dreams are made of.

A trip to New York City is always a good idea, and you will never run out of things to do and see. So if you aren't quite convinced you want to see The Big Apple for yourself yet, here are a couple of reasons why you should.

#1 The Buildings.

It wouldn't be NYC without the buildings after all. The architecture is, to put it lightly, f***ing amazing. The linear streets, mix between old and new designs, and all of the unique colors and lights are beautiful beyond belief and pictures don't do them enough justice.

#2 The Culture.

Known as the melting pot of the world, the city is so beautifully diverse compared to the rest of the country and it's incredible to be able to see all of the cultural differences all throughout one city.

#3 The Food.

Two words: Pizza and Bagels. I can not stress this enough, EAT ALL OF THE PIZZA AND BAGELS! I literally think I could live off of those two things. Another good thing about New York is that you can eat for super cheap if you are on a budget, because theres guaranteed to be a pizza place on every block with $1 slices and food vendors lined up on the sidewalks with hot dogs and pretzels.

#4 The Entertainment. 

Broadway shows, Off Broadway, Concerts, Comedy, Art, you name it and it's there. Anything you could ever want to do, you can do in this city. One of my favorite shows I've been to was the Blue Man Group. I laughed so hard I thought I was going to pee my pants, and I liked it so much I even went back for a second time!

No matter who you are or what you like to do, this city has something to offer you! I truly believe that everyone needs to experience this city at least once in their lifetime. So start planning, save up, and go explore! And if you end up hating it....at least you can get pizza for a dollar a slice.

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