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I LOVE TRAVELING.

As type A as I am and love control, routines, and schedules, I surprisingly love love love traveling (especially in Europe).  I really discovered my love of traveling as early as 5th grade. We received military orders to Germany when I was 10 and luckily my parents decided to use our three years there as an opportunity to travel. 

We used every long weekend or time off of school as a chance to go see a new place. Whether it was a small weekend trip to a walled city in Germany or spring break in Egypt, we were always adventuring. I loved every second. 

I didn't realize how good I had it until I moved back to the states after 7th grade and realized we couldn't take a 4-hour car ride to Paris. My travel bug never went away. As I started to look for college the first question I would always ask on tours was about their study abroad programs. I knew I had to get back to the continent I loved so much and would do anything possible to make it a reality.

I ended up studying abroad for a semester in Italy during the Fall of my junior year! It was a dream a long time in the making and I cherished every second of jumping from country to country every weekend. 

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So after all that travel experience, you'd think I'd be good at packing, right?! WRONG.

I'm terrible. I'm the worst over packer ever and get extremely anxious that I am going to forget something. And then when I do forget something, I get so angry at myself and wonder how the heck I could forget it!

I created a checklist on my phone a while ago that I check before I leave on a trip anywhere. It has all the small little things on it that I would commonly forget. I decided to share it with you all that way you can visit it before you head out on a fun adventure. 
Pin this picture for later so you can always easily reference it!

Remember,

xoxo

S



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