Don't pack your whole wardrobe into your suitcase. Overpacking is a common mistake that travelers around the world make. Whether a two-week vacation or a weekend getaway, packing light is a practical and valuable way to travel.
There are many benefits to packing light, but one has to be mindful of their his needs when deciding on what to bring, depending on where you’re going and when. Start with essentials for the specific trip and go from there.
Have a plan
Less is more
More than one function
Don't pack your oversized bottle of shampoo in your travel bag for the weekend getaway. Pack limited travel-size items that will work just as well but not create extra weight. Look for dry toiletries like shampoo bars and toothpaste tabs.
Hauling around oversized backpacks and suitcases while on the road can cause a traveler literal pain. Don't strain the back by bringing items that won't be practical on the trip. Packing light will put the energy and focus on enjoying the trip. Life is better when traveling, especially when one can travel light.