Normally I’m a girl who understands the importance of minimalist travel. Plan accordingly and don’t take more than you need! I can remember the words, “It’s never cute to schlep” being ingrained in me as a child from a mother who ALWAYS checked her luggage for fear of not “looking cute“ while strolling through the airport. For me, however, international travel is a bit of a different story. I overpack my carry-on a tad. It’s just something about 13 hours in the air that makes me want to be prepared for any and everything. Keep reading! I share some of my travel necessities and I hope it helps you prepare for your next international flight, even if you do have to schlep a bit!