Post # 1
What is something that you know you have to have when you travel?
Well for my honeymoon it will be some sexy night cloths, but traveling in general I am OCD about shoes. I always pack way to many shoes!
Post # 3
- Wedding: March 2005 - Westside Loft, New York
My camera! I bring my dslr with a lens or two, my point and shoot, and my flip video camera.
Since I have to carry it on, it ends up being a pretty big hassle. But I must take pics or die!
Post # 4
My camera and charger for the camera. Also charger for my cell phone! I always pack WAYYY to many clothes because I know if I am gone for 5 days and pack 5 outfits, by the time I get there I wont want to wear half the clothes I brought!
Post # 5
- Wedding: June 2010 - The Mountain Terrace, Woodside, CA
I also pack wayyy to many outfits and shoes. For our last trip, 11 days in Mexico, I took 27 outfits (on top of my beach/pool clothes!) and 16 pairs of shoes/flip flops. I hate paying for an extra suitcase, but know I can’t live without options.
Also, I must have chapstick and spray mist Neutrogena sunscreen with me at all times. I am addicted to SoftLips and burn super easy.
Post # 6
A book for the flight/drive, camera and extra memory cards, and no reservations! I try to attack every trip as if I will never be able to return to that place so I have to go with the flow, see and do as much as possible.
Post # 7
Books! I have to have books! I’m also really bad about overpacking. I will bring a pair of shoes for each day and end up only wearing two.
Post # 8
Sunscreen and Birth Control!
Post # 9
My husband. Bow chika wow wa.
Post # 10
@honeybunny – LOL!! Yeah, I guess he should be here too 😉
Post # 11
I need my camera…and my hubby!!
Post # 12
Dont know where I am going for HM ( It’s a suprise, find out from FH wedding night!) But I am OCD for my accessories when I travel. Travel with too many earrings, bracelets, fashion jewelry & scarves. I usually just wear plain tee with jeans and heels to travel & change it up each time with different accessories – saves me some travel money 🙂
Post # 13
Sunscreen, comfy shoes, nice flowy skirt, some crochet project, and a good book for the flight!
Post # 14
Oooh good post. On my honeymoon, I was adamant about limiting my shoes. I was going to Europe for two weeks (4 places) and I wanted to make sure I had enough close. So I coordinated all of my clothes so that I only took BLACK shoes. This cut down on a lot (I didn’t have to bring black & brown heels, plus black and brown flip flops, etc).
Other random items: little items of sunscreen, purell, chapstick, advil advil advil, journal, extra underwear, great walking shoes (I actually bought a nice pair of flip flops– not the absolute cutest, but still cute and they had a ton of support so i could walk in them all day. tons of fun lingerie… it IS your honeymoon after all! Oh, and my camera (of course!!!!) and my laptop so I could load all of my pictures onto my laptop each night, and have a fresh memory card for the next adventure!
In terms of clothes, I found that a few different colored pashminas were great- I could use them as wraps or scarfs and they would look totally different one night to the next. Another great thing to do to save space is to take dresses. That way, instead of having to worry about shorts & a t-shirt, I could just throw on a dress. I looked a little more put-together (great for pictures!) but was still super comfortable.
Post # 15
I just got back, so I can definitively say that our best grab was some of the extra champagne from the wedding, a corkscrew and the leftover cake. We ate cake for 8 days and had champagne or wine almost every evening after hiking.
Of course, it helps if you are driving to your destination to bring these things, but we were so glad to have them!
Post # 16
Doctorgirl, I second that. We couldn’t bring champagne with us on the plane, but my FI contacted all of the hotels before we went over, and they ALL gave us a bottle of champagne on ice upon arriving at our room, to celebrate our honeymoon. It was a great way to celebrate the whole way through the honeymoon!!!!!! The Ritz even gave us chocolate covered strawberries too!!!!!