Vacation Pro Packing Tips To Travel Lighter

Learn how to travel lighter using easy to follow vacation pro packing tips. Whether you’re exploring the golden beaches of a far-flung destination or enjoying a romantic weekend getaway  learn how to become an efficient packer.

I love traveling!

Enriching my experiences by quitting home for some time to do something new is my idea of fun. I love walking off a plane into a different climate and time zone and being surrounded by different languages and people.


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This year I traveled as far as India and enjoyed winter escapes in Greek Islands like AiginaParos is always one of my favorite destinations any time of the year.

I am currently in California packing for a trip to Vancouver to visit my friend Lara. (You might have seen her on Trend Survivor in her beautiful island home in Tzia)

However, the most difficult question of traveling at least for me is how not to end up with a suitcase that is too full with things I don’t really need.

Plus, I hate paying for excess luggage…

Here are the pro tips on how to travel lighter and how to choose wisely only the essentials.


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Travel lighter Pro tips


I wish I could take everything I want with me but to be honest, I would probably not even wear most of it.

Before you start packing make sure you make some strategic packing decisions that will ensure you will travel lighter this time!

1… Remember when choosing your pieces they should mix and match. Make sure that almost each item can be worn more than once without it seeming like you have the same outfit on.

2… Create a color and pattern story. The easiest trick is to stick with one color story, and throw in one or two complimentary hues to break things up.

3… Create your plane outfit from the items you have chosen to pack.

4… If you are traveling with friends make sure you’re not bringing multiples of items that can be communal.


Pro Packing Tips To Travel Lighter outfit planning


So here’s a list of basics that you should bring to your next trip:

1… Shoes: Under normal circumstances, one pair of comfortable stylish sneakers, one pair of ballerinas or moccasin flats and one pair of mid-high heels will go a long way.

2… Pants: three basic pairs of pants. Your favorite black trousers, one pair of skinny black denim and one light blue jeans should be enough.

3….Tops: Cardigans or jumpers in black, gray or nude are all-rounders, as well as two three patterned shirts and blouses.

4… Bags: One big bag is usually enough and you can use it as your carry on luggage plus a small cross-body bag that can go day to night.

5… little black dress: Essential

6… Reduce gadgets: Take your camera with one lens, use your tablet instead of taking your laptop with you.


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7…. Plan your outfits: I found this very useful. Plan your outfits for each day of your trip. It will save space in your suitcase and minimize the time you need to get dressed.

8…. Limit Accessories: 1 pair of sunglasses, umbrella

9… Less Makeup: Think less Is more. Go for the basics or an all in one travel makeup palette.

Chanel travel palette


One palette. Endless options.

Create a complete look with this travel beauty essential, featuring face, lip and eye makeup to suit any style and occasion. Set includes: Eyeshadow in Mauve Shimmer, Sheer Pink Satin, Pearl Satin, Bronze Shimmer and Espresso Satin, Lipgloss in Coral, Pink and Fuchsia, Lip Colour in Mauve and Berry, Blush in Rose Shimmer, LES BEIGES Healthy Glow Sheer Colour SPF 15 in Nº20, INIMITABLE Mascara Multi-Dimensionnel in Noir

10… Choose a light four wheel suitcase

I am obsessed with Kipling luggage and my new love is an extra light four wheeled model called Darcey. ( If you are in USA you can find it here if not check here )


Celebrity Airport Outfit Idea


Breaking down the elements of celebrity airport style you will realize you probably already own most of the pieces.


airport outfit Emma Robers

Love the airport outfit of American actress and singer, Emma Roberts. She is wearing : Perverse Acid Sunglasses ($40) // Ann Taylor Knit Halter Top // Anya Hindmarch Mini Smiley Backpack  // Mother Insider Crop Step Fray Jeans  // Tabitha Simmons Hermione Flats





Safe Travels!!!

Images- Janni Deler, Park and Cube, Who What Wear



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