How to Pack for Any Trip

How to Pack for Any Trip

Book - 2016
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With Lonely Planet's stylishly illustrated How to Pack for Any Trip, learn to up your packing game. Take the pain out of packing by using our cut-out-and-keep lists. Teach the kids to pack and learn how to edit your own capsule wardrobe. Make your tech work harder by choosing apps that will pack for you. Find luggage that's a true soulmate for your travel style that will be in it for the long haul. Even take comfort and inspiration in stories of packing mishaps and luggage pioneers from days gone by.

Are you a stylish city weekender wanting to look your best while on the go, a streamlined business traveller looking for even more efficient carry-on packing techniques, a tipping-the-scales travelling family preparing for any kind of meltdown or an adventuring adrenaline junkie needing necessary kit supplies? Headed for a beach break, a jungle trek, a 48-hour jaunt or a six-month expedition? Preparing for sweltering heat or subzero conditions?

No matter what type of traveller you are or what kind of trip you're planning, the various tailored packing lists, tips, techniques and advice in this book will help you unleash the packing pro within and keep your luggage light and organised.

Includes:

  • comprehensive packing lists
  • tried-and-tested packing methods
  • advice for choosing luggage
  • how-to illustrations
  • kit ideas for every type of trip

Packing light is once again& a la mode. As the author Antoine de Saint-Exupery once said: 'He who would travel happily, must travel light.' When it comes to your suitcase, less really is more, leaving you light on your feet and free to immerse yourself in local culture and nature without being weighed down. However, regarded as an art, a science, or even a necessary evil, packing is a task all travellers must tackle before their journey even begins, yet not many of us, do it well or approach it with any sense of pleasure.

Let us fix that! Step away from that mountainous pile of clothing, get up off that suitcase you're trying to squash shut, and allow this book to unclutter your path to luggage liberation. Indeed, packing light can take more time and strategy. Happily, this guide will teach you the skills to decide what is absolutely necessary and what can be done without.

Happy packing!

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

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Learn how to pack for any trip, whether you're going on a beach break, jungle trek, weekend jaunt or six-month expedition. No matter what trip you're planning, the tips, techniques and advice in this book will help you unleash the packing pro within. Includes packing lists, luggage advice, illustrations and kit ideas for every type of trip.

Publisher: Carlton, Victoria, Australia : Lonely Planet Publications, 2016
ISBN: 9781760340759
Branch Call Number: 910.202 B2745h 2016
Characteristics: 160 pages : illustrations ; 11 x 17 cm

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Feb 28, 2018

Might be informative if you've never traveled anywhere before. But if you have any travel experience at all, you probably know most of what's in here. Seems to be aimed at young adults. Some intended humor that falls short as well. The book design is kinda cute, but still, it's more or less a waste of paper.

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