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PackPossible! Getting Ready for Georgia…

by Carla Canham, Greenheart Travel Teach Abroad Participant in the Republic of Georgia

I thought after traveling to seven destinations within the past two years would make me what one might consider a “professional” packer; however, from the abyss that is my bed, I clearly have some room for growth in this department. I do have some tips, tricks, and techniques for easier packing, though, and I’ll share them here:

Rule #1: Always, always, always start with a list. I know you’re likely to avoid taking advice from this chronic list-maker, but I’m serious. It’s a must. I even suggest using subtitles. If you can compartmentalize your suitcase for maximization of space, you can do so with you packing list. Take the challenge, people! Oh, and being a professional list-maker does not make you over-prepared or over-packed. I’ll help you stay over-organized, though, while avoiding those two stigmas!

Rule #2: Roll items of clothing (and any other items with roll-able potential) into logs.

Rule #3: To avoid the headache of trying to pack this very large stack of books (right), do not major in English. That’s about all I can say about the book problem.

Read more packing tips from Carla’s Blog…


About Greenheart Travel

CCI Greenheart Travel is personally invested in providing cultural immersion programs that change lives, advance careers and create leaders. We achieve this by partnering with organizations and governments overseas that empower their local communities through experiential learning and practical development. We provide others with the same positive travel experiences in which we ourselves engage. Through travel and cultural exchange, we help individuals reach their full potential, leading to a more tolerant, peaceful and environmentally sustainable world.


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