The one thing that almost everyone does is pack way too much stuff when they are travelling. I know we have been guilty of this in the past although we have learnt now that you don’t need that extra pair of shoes or going out clothes just in case.
After our first trip where we lugged huge suitcases up and over bridges in Venice and up and down stairs we said – enough is enough.
We now take a 53cm sized suitcase regardless of how long the trip is for.
So if you want some advice on what you need to take then here here are some worthwhile tips: