From My Current Journey to Paris: My 11 Secrets and techniques of Maturity for Journey.

One merchandise on my “22 for 22” checklist is to “Make a journey with my daughter Eleanor.” And we did it! We simply returned from Paris, the place we had an exquisite time.

After going so lengthy with out touring, I nonetheless really feel a bit out of form. Earlier than and through this large journey, I discovered myself reflecting on a few of my most helpful Secrets and techniques of Maturity for Journey:

  1. All the time depart loads of room within the suitcase.
  2. Do not let anybody get too hungry, too drained, too scorching, or too chilly.
  3. By no means move up a chance to go to the toilet.
  4. By no means move up a chance to cost your telephone.
  5. Put on comfy footwear.
  6. Preserve a stash of back-up snacks (see #2).
  7. Pack a canvas tote bag (we did not find yourself needing this bag, however on different journeys, I’ve discovered it invaluable).
  8. It doesn’t matter what the climate is exterior, costume warmly for the airplane.
  9. Make a plan, however depart room for spontaneity.
  10. If one thing’s necessary, do not put it in a checked suitcase. (This reminder turned out to be crucial; my bag took eight days to reach in New York Metropolis.)
  11. Bear in mind, it is alleged to be enjoyable.

If you would like to learn extra Secrets and techniques of Maturity, they’re right here.

If you would like extra journey hacks, episode 180 of the Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast is devoted to listeners’ hacks—so many nice recommendations.

What Secrets and techniques of Maturity would you add to this checklist? I am at all times in search of extra concepts.

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