What to pack for a holiday

Many of the style questions that Styling You receives involve how to minimise what you’re packing for a holiday to an overseas destination. I find this hilarious as I was a notorious over packer. I’m (mostly) reformed and it’s thanks to following my own tips and suggestions – as well as those provided by readers.

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9 tips for packing clothes for a trip away: These are the same principles that I use for all my packing endeavours – whether for an overnight work trip or overseas for three weeks.

What to pack for a European summer holiday: If you want to make your travel wardrobe packing a science, I can suggest you blog about what you’re packing, as you pack it. Just laying out all the clothes I’d set aside for this trip made me re-evaluate and cut back on what I was taking. The end result was that I did use all that I packed … except my activewear. I did enough walking sightseeing and was comfortable in my FRANKiE4s that I didn’t pull it out once.

What to pack for Europe in spring: This post was prompted by three Styling You readers travelling to Europe last spring. There’s a definite need for warmer clothes if travelling before summer hits.

What to pack for Hawaii: these tips will help you pack for a resort holiday where the temperatures are pretty constant throughout the stay and the emphasis is on the beach, day trips and relaxed evenings out.

Beauty travel essentials: this is one area of my travel packing that I’m still working on minimising but this post breaks down how I went about that for our holiday in Europe last year, including my in-flight beauty essentials.

How to pack a hat for travel: This is a packing hack that I’ve implemented twice and each time, I’ve opened my suitcase at the destination holding my breath. But it works. Try it – much better than lugging on a long-haul flight and risking in the overhead compartment.

What to pack for a health retreat holiday: Activewear, activewear and more activewear. At least I was being active in my activewear.

What to pack for a cruise holiday: I’m no cruising expert but I did pick up some tips on a sampler cruise last year.

What to pack for a weekend in Melbourne: Escaping for a fun weekend away with your partner or girlfriend/s is always a good idea. These tips are aimed at a winter trip away and are especially useful if you live somewhere warm and don’t regularly dress for the cold.

What to pack for a tropical weekend away: This post will help you if you’re doing the opposite of a winter-destination escape. Tropical is all about light layers, flat sandals and a touch of glam.

What to pack for a weekend conference: Heading to a conference where you don’t know many people can be daunting. If you get the “what to wear” question covered off then you’ll have a tonne more confidence to meet others and make new connections.

What to pack and wear on a road trip: not all holidays involve flying. A good Aussie road trip is always a good idea for exploring new places or visiting friends … without as tight a luggage restriction. I share my five style tips for a no-fuss, yet stylish road trip wardrobe.

How to pack for a long weekend: some times it’s the short breaks that can be the most tricky to pack for. This post will help you piece a travel capsule together for changeable weather.

Travel Style – Pinterest: Here you’ll find some inspiration and links to clever people who can do three weeks of travel with just carry-on on (I salute you!).

What to wear on a flight

What to wear on a plane - long haul flight

11 tips for what to wear on a plane: this post brings together all the tips and tricks I’ve picked up from travelling on long and short-haul flights.

What to wear on a long-haul flight: this post gives you a look at my flying “uniform”. I was only travelling to Thailand but the flight to Singapore was made more comfortable in these layers. I switched out to more tropical-friendly clothes at Singapore.

What to wear on a long flight: this post was prompted by a reader who regularly flies to Europe who was over the jeans and joggers look but didn’t want to wear trackies. I list out my seven essentials for creating an in-flight look that is neither but is still comfortable.

Beauty travel essentials: this is one area of my travel packing that I’m still working on minimising but this post breaks down how I went about that for our holiday in Europe last year, including my in-flight beauty essentials.