Traveling can be a stressful experience. But with the right tips and tricks, you can make traveling easier and more enjoyable.

Welcome to my blog, Travel Tips by Laurie, where I share my 20 plus years of knowledge to help you travel the globe without a worry in the world . As a pilot’s wife,  I have made all of the the mistakes so that you don’t have to.  From packing the right carry-on essentials to understanding the do’s and don’ts of TSA, I have everything you need to make your trip stress-free.

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Let’s talk about one of my favorite things, packing!  I know it can be difficult to know what to bring and leave behind.

My blog, “Travel Tips by Laurie,” has all the need to knows for easy packing and how to pack all the items in one carry-on bag.

Whether you’re a light packer or an over packer, my tips and tricks can help you maximize the space in your luggage and ensure you have everything you need.

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My blog is the one to follow to get all the tips you need to know for passing through TSA quickly and easily. Whether it’s what to bring or what to leave behind, I give you all the insider tips I have from my many years of experience as a pilot’s wife.

Learn my favorite travel tips to have a stress-free vacation. Plus, I’ll tell you which items to avoid packing in your carry-on luggage. Make sure you know the rules for items such as liquids, gels, and aerosols so that there are no surprises when it’s time to go through security at the airport.


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My blog is “packed full” of all the best How-To’s you need to prepare for the perfect trip.  

Choose travel outfits that fit your vacation’s activities and lifestyle based on the mistakes I’ve learned first hand.  You will see my travel essentials for a suitcase, for inside the airplane, and for your vacation so that your trip is smoother and stress free.

With years of packing in only a carry-on suitcase, I make sure the blog teaches you what I have learned and seen in airports, airplanes, hotel rooms and in my own bags.

I want your travel experience to be as stress-free as possible. That’s why I provide tips for navigating airports, what to pack, and even traveling with your family. I cover everything from what to pack, while you are at the airport and tips to ensure you have the best vacation ever!

Follow my blog, so you never miss the latest travel trends, industry news, and tips for making your journey easier. Learn about packing light, staying safe in unfamiliar surroundings, and being less stressed because you stressed less. Enjoy your travels knowing that you’re fully informed and prepared.


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Know the right amount of clothing to pack for your trip, what you should be taking with you and leaving at home, and how I can pack a carry-on for a 5-day trip. Plus, I share my tips on how to pack smarter and lighter.

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Airport Tips

When starting your trip, make sure you get to know how different airlines handle travel changes, such as delayed or canceled flights and overhead bin space.

Travel the Globe Without a Worry in the World


Learn from someone who has been traveling for over 20 years in only a carry-on bag. As a pilot’s wife, I share all you need to know about travel. From how to pack, travel hacks, and navigating your way through the airport security.

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