Don’t pack it unless you’ve worn it!
We have been bit by this one too many times. We purchase a nice new outfit for a trip and pack it after a quick try on. Then when we go to wear it we hate the way it feels and we end up lugging it around the entire trip but never wearing it. To add to the grief we have one less outfit than we had originally planned.
When my mom and I went to Israel in 2013 she decided to buy a new pair of walking shoes for the trip. This was her first time overseas at the age of 75. She had been to Canada but never crossed an Ocean. It was a special trip for her because it was a roots of faith tour. It was only the first day and she was putting band-aids all over her feet because her new shoes were giving her blisters. She didn’t wear them before hand to know whether they would be comfortable or not and because of this she diminished the enjoyment of her trip. Her feet were sore and she was miserable walking.
If you are wearing something that feels comfortable it will enhance your trip. This is important in all aspects of your wardrobe. It is especially important with shoes. We always wear what we are packing at least once. If it feels good then we pack it. Don’t just try it on but be sure to wear for a bit to know if it feels right.
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