There is a definite art to packing for a holiday.  You don’t want to forget anything important, yet you don’t want to take so much stuff that your luggage is heavy and inconvenient to carry.

I learned my packing skills though trial and error, moving from New Zealand to London and back (twice), and going on lots of smaller holidays as well.

If you want to learn how to pack efficiently without going the time-consuming trial and error route, here are some useful sites with great guidelines for packing lightly and comprehensively.

The Universal Packing List

One Bag: The Art And Science Of Travelling Light