Pack This! Notepad

Most trips are made or broken before you even cross the threshold of your own home. That’s because bag packing is the often-overlooked crucial first step to having a successful vacation, business trip, or other venture to the outside world. And relying on the human brain to remember all of the necessary supplies, toiletries, gadgets, doo-dads, undergarments, documents, self-defense devices, pharmaceuticals, and other daily necessities is a surefire way to torpedo a perfectly good trip. Let this handy checklist do the heavy lifting instead.