If you don't travel very often, it can be pretty tempting to toss everything into a suitcase until nothing else fits (usually the night before you fly.) However, as any veteran backpacker will tell you, it's definitely worth putting some time and effort into how you pack your luggage. This infographic from Work The World provides plenty of tried-and-trusted tips from the experts.
As Work The World points out on its blog, your suitcase or backpack doubles as everything from a wardrobe to a tool shed. It's therefore important to maintain order and be disciplined with the way you pack your stuff.
"It’s tough to stay organised on the road, so rather than condemning yourself to a trip of perpetual bag de-cluttering, it pays to take an objective approach to packing before you leave home," Work The World explains. "That means choosing a bag, deciding your weight limits, and keeping to them – even if it means your loyal teddy has to sit this trip out.
"The first step is to assess the nature of your journey. If you are travelling only to hot places, you can shave up to ten litres off the size of your backpack. Likewise, a trip of less than six weeks or so will require maybe fifteen litres less space than an open-ended tour."
This infographic contains plenty of sound luggage advice; from the ergonomics of packing to inventory essentials. Check it out below:
[Via Work the World ]