Nov 1, 2011 11:40 AM
Even though we consider ourselves to be experts in the area of travel, we can also be humble enough to brush up on some packing tips. The Packing Book: Secrets of the Carry-on Traveler ($10) by Judith Gilford is worth its weight in overhead space. We're still personally offended by all the check bag fees airlines insist on throwing at us, so we're doing anything and everything we can to pack several days worth of stuff in a carry on! One of Gilford's tips we're still working on is to plan what to pack in advance to cut down on last minute, frenzied impulse packing. Man, she pegged us!