My Long Flight Essentials

Happy hump day! We are heading out soon for our trip to Italy and I’ve been busy packing my favorite carry-on with all of my long flight essentials. (seriously- the organization in this bag is crazy)

Bon Voyage

I’ve got a couple of books for the trip but am hoping to finish Into the Water on the plane. Have you guys read it yet? So far I don’t think it is as good as The Girl on the Train, but I’m still only a quarter of the way through. I will let you know.

I’ve talked before about how seriously I take my carry-on packing. 🙂 When you’re stuck on a plane or in an airport for any number of hours, keeping yourself entertained is key. Since we’ve got 20+ hours of flight time roundtrip, I’ve downloaded a couple of movies on my iPad and 2 seasons of Breaking Bad. I know, I know, I may be the last person in America to watch the show. And of course my noise-cancelling headphones.

I packed a few durable snacks, my cozy socks, a scarf to keep me warm, an eye mask, lavender essential oil for my wrists and these eye patches. I have actually seen people wear full sheet-masks on flights, and I applaud their don’t give a sh*t attitude, but I’m just not that brave. We’ll be landing in Rome early in the morning and will have to hit the ground running, so I figured an eye mask won’t hurt to combat the puffiness and dryness that come with flying.

Oh- and I have Uno for all of our train rides (much to my travel companions dismay!)

Be sure to follow along on Instagram where I’ll be posting photos of our journey! (SavoringSaturdays)

Ciao!

 

 

 

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