Around the World Trip, Packing Lists, Travel

Round the World Packing List: Cosmetics and Toiletries

November 3, 2016

Round the World Packing List: Cosmetics and Toiletries

I'm back for the second installment of my Round the World Packing List: Cosmetics and Toiletries addition! After packing 6 months worth of clothes and accessories into my backpack, it was time to add my cosmetics and toiletries.

Choosing which makeup and toiletries was kind of like answering that Cosmo-quiz question, "If you were stranded on a deserted island, what one beauty item could you not live without?"

Obviously I brought more than one beauty item, but I had to seriously consider what were my "must-have" products and pack accordingly.

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Around the World Trip, Europe, Travel

Lisbon Travel Blend

October 24, 2016

Lisbon City Guide // Everyday Cuvée

I would bet that a Lisbon City Guide, or Portugal in general, is not on your list of must-visit European destinations. It doesn't have the romantic allure that thoughts of visits to France or Italy evoke, but that is only because so few of us really know about this magical place where castles still rise above the walled cities below, narrow cobblestone streets lead you toward the sounds of ancient music, and an afternoon can totally be centered around a good espresso and a simple pastry with a secret recipe.

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Around the World Trip, Packing Lists, Travel

Round the World Packing List: Clothing and Accessories

September 29, 2016

Round the World Packing List

Making a Round the World packing list has been one of the hardest parts for me when planning our adventure. The thought of carrying six months worth of clothing, shoes, accessories, toiletries and tech stuff in one large backpack and one carry-on daypack truly frightened me to my core.

I've had to throw the 'style blogger' part of me out the window and seek out clothing and accessories that will work in a myriad of destinations, climates and occasions. I want to be comfortable, dry, and not look like a total tourist (but hey, I am and I will probably look like one most of the time).

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