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Pack Light—and Solve Mysteries—with Pencil Cosmetics

Some people’s idea of packing light is simply tossing a cell phone, toothbrush, and clean underwear into a briefcase and heading for the airport. I’m not that spartan. I like to arrive at my destination looking my best. Airport security … Continue reading

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Reduce Wrinkles by Bundling

An excellent method of packing clothes in a carryon suitcase is the bundle method. Here’s how to do it: Select a suitcase that opens to a box-like section. 1. Lay your longest clothing item across the opening, with both ends … Continue reading

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Staying Warm While Traveling Light

Ever since I became a guest professor at a Midwest university every January, I’ve had to endure Indiana’s wintery weather. I’ve survived well—even when traveling with a carryon only—thanks to my down coat. I purchased the coat at least seven … Continue reading

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Dehydrate Your Hair Conditioner

One of the biggest challenges of flying with just a carryon is how to limit your liquids and gels to what will fit into a quart-size zip-top bag. Did you know that one such elimination can be hair conditioner? Now, … Continue reading

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Space-Wise Pill Holders

I’ve tried many methods of packing vitamin supplements and over-the-counter medications when I travel. Those plastic holders marked for every day of the week are handy, but experts warn against storing different kinds of pills and capsules together. Doing so … Continue reading

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