THE PACKING ISSUE: What's Wrong With This Picture?
Don't avert your eyes. You're looking at a packing nightmare. And you may recognize the scene from your duvet the night before your last trip. We want you to study this photo, pore over it, examine every detail. Then grab a pencil and start listing the things that are wrong with it. By our count, there are at least 15 problems with the way this person packed his/her/its bag. See below for the answers.
Don't avert your eyes. You're looking at a packing nightmare. And you may recognize the scene from your duvet the night before your last trip. We want you to study this photo, pore over it, examine every detail. Then grab a pencil and start listing the things that are wrong with it. By our count, there are at least 15 problems with the way this person packed his/her/its bag. See below for the answers.
THE BASICS
Want to know the best way to prep your Samsonite? Check out our plan, plus the answers to the above photo.
 
Since the Transportation Security Administration started restricting carry-on items in August, travelers have been befuddled over the definition of gels and liquids.
 
RESOURCES
Some top?books, DVDs and Web sites can be of assistance and are handy reference materials.
 
LUGGAGE TRENDS
It's the age of the incredibly shrinking carry-on.
 
ESSAY
Travel editor K.C. Summers has learned a lot over the years, but the most important thing?she's learned? Pack light.
 
PACKING PRODUCTS
Peruse?some products that aid packing, plus comparable budget options.
 
WEB EXTRA
Travel section staffers share their secrets about the impractical things they can't leave home without. Add your own to the article.
 

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