Part of the thrill of summer travel is the ability to get up and go, be it by plane, train or automobile. But the romantic fantasy dies pretty quickly when you zip an overstuffed suitcase closed, throw a heavy tote over your shoulder and attempt to stumble out the door. It’s time you bring back some literal lightness to your getaways. To start you off on the path of righteousness, packing expert Anne McAlpin of packitup.com is sharing tips, tricks and seasoned advice.
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