Planning your first big trip? Advice and humor to get you through the process.
What should you bring? What should you leave? We've rounded up recommendations from experts and guidebooks. Then we sifted through the list based on our first-hand experiences. Much of the stuff we brought on a recent proved useless. Some items we could have bought on our travels. Some stuff was a waste of money. Click the link below to save some dough and valuable bag space.