(fingers snapping) (beatboxing music) – I'm leaving on a triptomorrow, and I need to pack.
I always leave it to the last minute, because I got it down to a 'T' and because of the travelhacks that I've learned over the years, made up overthe years of many travels and I wanna share them with you guys.
So, let's get packing.
Roll your clothes instead of folding them.
It actually saves you spacewhen you roll your clothes all together instead of folding them and putting them on top of each other.
Mark your suitcases'Fragile' even if it is not, because the people who arehandling your suitcase, they won't know that it's not fragile, but they'll see thesticker that says it is, and hopefully, hopefully be more careful.
Putting jewelry in pillcontainers is awesome.
It keeps them organized and it keeps you from losing jewelry.
I tend to lose earrings allthe time, just one though, always, one goes missing.
But when you have a pill container, doesn't happen as often.
Still happens sometimes to me, but.
Sunglass cases aren'tjust great for sunglasses.
They're awesome for headphones and cables.
If you're worried aboutpacking gels and liquids, instead of buying the liquidshampoo and conditioner, get bar shampoo and conditioner.
I absolutely am obsessedwith a company called Rocky Mountain Soap Co, they're from Alberta, they make incredible, natural products.
There's also Lesh, I alsoenjoy their shampoo bars and conditioner.
Fold your soap in a wash cloth.
It is less gucky thankeeping it in one of those plastic containers or a ziplock bag.
Frozen sponges is a great way to keep yoursnacks for the plane cold and get through securitywith flying colors.
Bring an oven mitt for your curling iron or your straightener for the mornings that you have to pack upand leave super early.
Hair conditioner can beused for other things than your hair.
It can be used a shoe polish.
It can be used as makeup remover.
It can be used as shaving cream.
If you wear bras, which, I typically don't.
If I do, it's like thesecloth things, I hate bras.
But if you do wear bras, stack'em on top of each other.
It saves space.
When you're packing your suitcase, put all the heavy items nearthe wheels of the suitcase, so that when you zip itup and put it upright, the heavy items aren't gonnafall and crush other things.
They're already gonna be onthe lower end of your suitcase.
Anything that you have that is breakable or is gonna explode, hairspray, shampoo bottles, put them in socks.
That way if they do explode, they've exploded in your socks.
I always like to bringa pillowcase with me, especially if I'm staying in hostels, and I just want my own pillowcase.
It's also great for laundry.
If you decide that you'regonna check your bag, make sure that you bring your toiletries, any breakables, anythingthat's super valuable, and a change of clothes in a carry-on bag that you're gonna bringwith you on the plane.
That way if your luggage does go missing, you still have your valuables with you and a change of clotheswhich is always nice.
If you're going to a colder destination, wear as many items of clothingas possible for the flight.
I'm talkin' like, layerit up, layer it up.
Wear your big, bulky jacket.
Wear your big boots.
Wear two sweatshirts, atee-shirt, a long-sleeve, you can always take it offwhen you're on the plane, so you're not gonna like, feel like you're in a sauna the whole flight.
Sarongs are multi-purpose.
You can use 'em for so many things.
You can use it to cover up at religious monuments ortemples or churches.
You can use it as a blanket for if you're on an overnightbus and it's a little cold.
You can use it as a beach towel.
You can use it as a pillowcase.
You can use it as a fashion accessory.
The list goes on.
Which leads me to bringversatile clothing.
Use clothing that is reversible.
Use clothing that can be madeinto a few different outfit.
There's a company called Encircled, I'll leave a link in thedescription box below.
And they make clothingspecifically for travelers.
I have a couple items of their clothing.
This one shirt I have can beworn eight different ways.
There's like all thesebuttons you can play with to change up the look of the shirt.
Another brand which I love, it's one of my favorite stores, it's called Faraday, and they make a lot of reversible clothing.
I'm actually wearing a dress right now.
This one's not reversible, but it's super light and really easy to pack.
Enough said, life-changing, seriously.
Fold cables properly.
I get in trouble all the time for this because I've tended, in the past, and by past I mean probablythe last trip I took (laughs) to just stuff cables in a bag, but if you actually wrap them up properly, then they take up a lot less room and you don't wreck themand have to buy another one.
And to limit the amount ofcables you are bringing with you, see how many of your electronics actually take the same cable.
You might be surprised.
I have tended to, in the past, just clump all my necklaces together and then I spend hourstrying to untangle them.
If you take your necklaces andstring them through a straw, it keeps them nice anduntangled, super-clean.
It just makes life a lot easier.
To keep your clothing andanything else in your suitcase from getting dirty, putthe soles of your shoes in a shower cap.
I'm gonna let you ina dirty little secret.
Sephora, love it there.
One of the main reasons is free samples.
You can go into Sephoraand ask for samples of pretty much anything to try out.
I'm talkin' like a month worthof foundation in one sample.
The samples are alwaysunder 100 milliliters, which means you can take itin your carry-on on the plane.
Go tubes, fantastic.
They are great if youjust wanna pack a carry-on to squeeze in some shampoo, squeeze in some conditioner, some sunscreen.
They're all under 100 milliliters, so you're not gonna havea problem in security and you can get out everylast drop of that shampoo.
Another way to preventyour liquids or your gels from busting all over your bag.
Sounded very sexual.
Unscrew the lids of each product, put some Saran Wrap over the bottle, and then screw the lid back on.
If it bursts, it ain't goin' nowhere.
Cotton swabs, great for many things, especially for cleaningthose ears of yours.
If you have an old medicinebottle, stuff 'em in there.
It's a great way to keep them clean, keep them organized, and save space.
If you're going international, and you have a lot ofelectronics with you, bring an adapter of course, but also bring a powerbar.
That way, you can plug six different items into your powerbar, andonly have to bring the one international adapter.
(big sigh) And that was a lot ofpacking hacks (laughs).
But I hope you found them super helpful.
I hope they make your packing experience way easier, way moreefficient, and less stressful for your next trip.
If there's a packinghack that you guys have, that you use that I haven'tmentioned in this video, I really wanna hear from you.
I'm sure we all do, soleave a comment below and share those with us.
I would also love toknow where you're packing your suitcase to go to next.
And what are your 2018 travel plans? Have you made them yet? Are you kind of like in themiddle of planning them? Whatever it is, share withus, let's inspire each other.
Alright, travel tribe, if you have suggestions for an upcoming video, share with us because I wanna turn them into a video.
I love your suggestions.
And please, like, be extra creative.
Let's make some like, new videos that aren't already on the YouTube.
Something different, something even bizarre, something extra creative.
Let's have fun with it.
(pbbttt) There's like so many airplanes today.
Where dem people goin'? (popcan clicks and fizzes) I need a little waterbreak, it's gettin' hot.
Ahh, yeah, some soda water.
Alright back in action.