How to Choose and Pack Shoes

How to choose and pack shoes for travel. Tips and examples for different types of trips.

Packed for my trip to Paris: Veja Esplar Sneaker,  Alexander Wang Gabi Booties.

In all of my experience with travels and packing lists, there is one thing that stands out to me the most. Packing shoes is not easy. It’s never easy for any kind of trip, but especially not easy for trips with multiple activities and climates. Today I’m sharing some of my best tips for how to pack shoes, and how to choose your shoes for travel, along with sharing some examples of shoes you should pack for different kinds of trips.

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5 Days in Paris, A Romantic Getaway

5 Days in Paris, A Romantic Getaway

This post is sponsored by Lufthansa.

Last month I brought my husband along on a 5 day trip to Paris, as a little romantic post-valentines getaway for us without the little ones in tow. Lufthansa was kind enough to send us along and partner with me for this trip, and today I’m happy to share how we spent 5 days in Paris. We had a ton of great suggestions for Paris from friends, family, and readers via e-mail, blog comments, and various social media. There were so many that I knew we’d never get to all of them, but we did what we could. So without any further delay, here’s how we spent 5 days in Paris…

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In my Bag, Minimal Travel Makeup

Minimal travel makeup: Less really is more! I only took 5 items with me on my trip to Paris.

For my recent trip to Paris I thought I’d do something different when it comes to my travel makeup. Inspired by what I’ve read about French beauty, I packed only 5 products for our trip. The French approach makeup with a less is more outlook, and I have to say it was quite refreshing to spend a minimal amount of time packing and applying makeup. My skin is thanking me for it, and I’ve continued this routine at home too. Maybe less really is more?

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