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Pack light. Share your creative tricks to fit your world into a small bag for a European trip. Or, since we all slip a goofy little extra in, which soothing, handy, or fun packing extravagances can you justify? If it is about packing for your big trip, discuss here.

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sten 11
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Marie 12
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Pilgrim 107
Rick's Secure Moneybelt VS Pickpocket Proof Pants
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Trip breaker list!
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In Hotel Laundry - what went wrong?
mikebuto 35
Questioning my packing plans
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Anti-Pickpocketing hack
Frank II 11
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Charles 12
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Carry On Backpack Suggestions
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Which adapter should I bring?
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Multi-pocket travel vest?
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Barcelona and Paris the 2nd week of May 2016
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Prescription drugs?
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