Luggage and Packing
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ABOVE: Vintage suitcases can be appealing until you
need to carry them from a railroad station to your hotel or hostel.
More packing resources
The Universal Packing List
Enter your travel preferences with the e-form, and Mat Henrickson's site will
suggest what to take on your trip.
"The Guerrilla Guide to Travel Happiness," from a spokesman for the carry-on
school of luggage utilization. (Formerly known as The Compleat Carry-On
Tips for Travelers
Kaitlin Duck Sherwood has pages on what to take, what to pack it in, and "how to get
what you take into what you take it in." (This vintage site hasn't been
updated in years, but Ms. Sherwood's advice is still as useful as it was in
Lani Tashima's blog offers practical packing tips and product reviews.
Packing for Europe - Introduction
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