Heading out of town like I am? I'm going on a week long trip and refuse to pay at least $25 per bag to have my stuff used and abused. I swear, every time I get my suitcase in baggage claim, it looks like a small army set up camp on top of my cheap luggage. Just because I didn't pay much for it, doesn't mean it has to smell like pee and be missing a wheel when I get it back.
The problem with trying to be a low maintenance traveler: I'm an overpacker (that's putting it lightly).
So, I did a bit of research and collected information that will help me meet my challenge of only taking a carry-on suitcase.
How to pack, how to fold your clothes, how not to dress like Joey on Friends. Yeah, I went there. Only about 50% of you know what I'm talking about with that reference (you'll see what I'm talking about when you click the link below).
Here's how to pack a crapload into one too-small bag: