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If you’re looking for packing tips for international travel, you’ve come to the right place..

If you’re like me, you love fashion and enjoy putting together stylish looks, even when you’re trotting the globe. However, it’s not always easy when you have limited room in your suitcase or traveling for an extended period of time.

In this blog, we’re tackling a challenge we’ve all faced – the ultimate struggle of cramming our entire wardrobe into a suitcase. Your suitcase will be doing a little happy dance.

Let’s dive in! 

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Packing Tips for International Travel

Unlock the art of stress-free packing for your international adventures! Beyond just minimizing your wardrobe, there’s a treasure trove of tips to organize your essentials smartly, ensuring maximum space efficiency in your suitcase. From rolling techniques to clever compartmentalization, these hacks will revolutionize the way you pack, leaving you with more room for the memories you’ll make on your journey. Travel light, travel smart!

  • Mix & Match, Babe

The key to a killer travel wardrobe that’s lightweight and stylish? Mix and match, baby! Pick versatile pieces like – they’re comfy, cute, and can be paired with anything. Leggings + tank top + hoodie = endless outfit combos. Boom, you’re a fashion genius.

  • Roll with It

It’s time to Marie Kondo it! Say goodbye to the messy suitcase abyss and hello to the roll! The best way to make everything fit nice and organized is to roll your clothes instead of folding – it’s a game-changer. Those jeans? Roll ’em up! Your tank tops? Roll them too! It saves space and keeps everything neat. Plus, it’s oddly satisfying. 

  • Sock Stuffing Wizardry

Got extra space in your sneakers? Stuff ’em with socks! It’s like a two-for-one deal. Your kicks stay in shape, and you save space. Plus, those Cushioned Crew Socks are so cute; you’ll want to show them off.

  • Pack Smart, Pack Light

Pack a lightweight wrap/shawl or jacket. They’re like the ninja warriors of travel fashion – compact, light, and ready to swoop in when the weather gets chilly. Chuck one in your bag, and you’re prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way.

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  • Ziploc Magic

Spills happen, and ain’t nobody got time for leaky shampoo disasters. Throw your liquids in Ziploc bags – it’s like magic insurance for your clothes. Because, let’s face it, no one wants to show up to a fancy dinner smelling like coconut shampoo. 

  • Shoes First, Always

Start with the shoes, my friends. It’s like the foundation of a house – build from the ground up. Stick those tennis shoes at the bottom, and then layer on the leggings, tanks, and hoodies. It’s a shoe sandwich, and it works like a charm.

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  • The BFF Rule – Bras, Friends, First

Remember the BFF rule: Bras, Friends, First. Pack your sports bra first, and then let the rest of your wardrobe join the party. It’s a strategy that never fails.

  • Unleash the Power of Packing Cubes

Packing cubes are like little organizing wizards. Pop your outfits into these bad boys, and voilà – instant order in the chaos. No more digging through your suitcase like a crazed treasure hunter.

Geeves with her suitcase traveling
  • Luggage Tetris

Playing luggage Tetris is an art form. Fill every nook and cranny with socks, undies, and accessories. Those small spaces are like hidden treasure chests waiting to be filled with your favorite adidas gear.

  • Embrace the Overhead Bin Hustle

Finally, the overhead bin hustle. Keep your essentials in a small bag for easy access during the flight. You never know when you’ll need your versatile scarf for an impromptu in-flight nap or to keep warm when the plane gets chilly. 

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That’s a Wrap!

And there you have it, fellow Real Girls – the ultimate guide to packing like a pro without sacrificing style. Whether you’re jet-setting to a new city or exploring the great outdoors, the key is to keep it comfy, chic, and effortlessly you.

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Until next time… keep it real.

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  1. Love your tips! I agree with the rolling, packing cubes, and mix and match! Made me look still somewhat stylish despite only having a backpack for international travels!

  2. Great tips on packing! I like Marie Kondo’s rolling both for traveling and for home storage. Ziploc and Eagle Creek pouches are magic for sure. 🙂

  3. I always love reading about tips for packing for a trip! Thanks for sharing your handy tips to pack more efficiently for your travels!

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