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Do you travel lightly or heavily?

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#1 padfoot

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 05:57 AM

I usually pack only the essentials but I do like to have lots too, incase I need them.

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 06:09 AM

the best is to pack lightly...but that never happens. i always pack too much

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 06:26 AM

Well in recent years I've flown when going to fencing tournaments so I have to drag all my gear and uniforms for check-in. Other than that I usually just bring 2 carry ons; on trips that would be at most a week. I will be packing heavily when I fly to the Philippines though, gotta pack a month's worth of stuff :P plus gifts for my family.
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Posted 02 May 2011 - 07:00 AM

Always pack heavily... :sweatdrop: I try not to but there's always so much to bring...

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 07:18 AM

depending on how long im gonna stay at the place, when i went to the Gold Coast, i took one bag.. its between light and medium ;p
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Posted 02 May 2011 - 07:56 AM

i pack lightly for camping..and lightly for holidays.


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Posted 02 May 2011 - 12:16 PM

I want to be a light packer, but it just never happens lol.

I always manage to go over the baggage allowance, so i get hit with fines and charges lol. My most impressive one was the last time i went to New York. Came back with twice what i went out with lol, i have a problem but then again its not my fault lol.



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Posted 02 May 2011 - 03:57 PM

Very,very,very lightly! One small bag and that's it. And if I forget/need anything,I just buy it there...wherever the heck I'm off to! :)

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 05:07 PM

I can't seem to pack lightly enough. It's a real problem I have.

My sister is always telling me, "If you want to hike or backpack Europe or other countries, you're going to have to travel light." She lives a half hour away from me and sometimes I stay up to a week, but I'm no longer allowed to bring more than two bags, which sucks. I like having a variety of clothes, especially because in my mid to late teens I didn't have many clothes in my closet that fit me and we (my family) didn't have money to take me clothes shopping for school (especially grades 10-12), so I wore pretty much standard shirt and jeans.

Now, I bring my laptop bag and somehow manage to fit a pair of pants, two or three shirts, sleeping shorts and shirt, socks etc, facewash and all those essentials, protein bars and Gatorade packets, and of course my laptop, charger, and mouse. I take my purse with me everywhere I go, too. Laptop bag's gotta weigh at least 15 lbs. (6.8 kg) and I carry that in injured leg, back, and all.

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Posted 18 August 2011 - 07:26 PM

Uhm...I pack for 2 weeks when I'm going away for 2 days!! You never know when you might be going out for some dinner or have a party to attend. And you can NOT be seen in the same outfit twice. :unsure:
Well you can if you're like travelling with family :P

Always pack heavily... :sweatdrop: I try not to but there's always so much to bring...

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 02:08 AM

medium but i always feel like i need more :P

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 02:55 AM

I think it all depends where i am going and for how long!!

if i am going on a Three day trip it is Medium but I am a girl I have to pack my Straighter everything!! lol!!

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 05:22 PM

I'd say medium, I mean, I can get it in quite a small bag/suitcase...but still, it's always too much...even if I go away for only a few days I manage to bring so many things I know I don't really need xD.

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Posted 14 September 2011 - 06:57 AM

I would say that I pack lightly. There was a time when I use to pack almost everything in my wardrobe, as well as books in case I'd get bored. But I quickly realised that I didn't like carrying around all that junk, so now I'm more strict and honest with myself about what I need to bring when I travel.

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 01:05 PM

I travel heavily on a regular basis. In fact, I am getting ready to travel to Ohio next week, which is about a 14 hour drive from where I am stationed.

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 06:17 PM

depends where i'm going, out of the country I pack lightly, so I can come back with loads of stuff. Traveling in the country=overloaded. Surfboards, fire poi, musical instruments, airbed, rain coat you name I have it.
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