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Packing for South Africa

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Do Epic Chic Shirt Schutz Lace Up Sandals Senso Aggie Leopard Shoes Charles Philip Shanghai Tartan Slippers Camo Slippers Nike Roshe Runs Senso Levi Boots Senso Frankie Sandals Senso Riley Heels MAAJI Bikini EOS Lip Balm Arid Mini Dress LA PERLA Bra Tangle Teezer Sabelle Tank Aeden Clutch Image Map

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Here’s a glimpse into what I packed for South Africa. Traveling so often has turned me into a packing pro so I don’t overpack nor under pack anymore.

Shoes: All about comfort since I’m traveling to a tropical area where I know I’ll do tons of walking and hanging by the beach. From top left to right: Schutz Lace Up Sandals (also here), Senso Aggie Leopard Shoes (boots version here), Charles Philip Shanghai Tartan Slippers and Camo Slippers, Nike Roshe Runs, Senso Levi BootsSenso Frankie Sandals, and Senso Riley Heels

Bikini: I discovered Maaji via Revolve and I love their colorful printed tops! Both bikini tops are from them.Beauty: I don’t go anywhere without my EOS lip balm (you’ve seen it in my Aruba travel post) and even though these are super hard to lose unlike other lip blams thanks to its shape, I always have a few lying around in different places just incase I forget. Whether it be my car, my purse, make-up bag, etc. Honeysuckle Honeydew, Pomegranate Raspberry, and Summer Fruit are my absolute favorites and Wesley Mason’s.

For my skin, especially to remove my make-up, I like using Clinique. Their 7 day Scrub Cream Rinse Off Formula and Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm are my everyday go-tos. I have really sensitive skin, so these work magic for me.

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  2. Ahhh I can imagine how hectic your life would be with all this packing and traveling! Albeit pretty fun~ ;) It seems like eos is everyone’s favorite! It wasn’t mine but maybe it was the scent I wasn’t crazy about?

  3. I love the EOS lipbalms – they actually taste good. I’ve travelled a lot, and my parents have always taught me to pack for three days when you’re going on a two week trip. Everything always needs to fit in a carryon bag. Normally I pack for five days though.

    Arielle from Tangled Musings

  4. South Africa’s definitely going to be one of my future destinations. I wish I could pack like you, I’m such a horrible overpacker. I feel like I’ll need everything!!

  5. WHAT!!!!!when u coming?where will u be?just holidaying or is it for work?meet and greet?details aimee!!YAY u comming!!All i’ll say is enjoy and if you are going to be in the western cape area its HOT!!!!40 degrees!!

  6. Over packing is the worse!!! Specially with all those fees that you pay for your bags. Yikes!!! Looks like you’re on point to South Africa. How beautiful it must be over there. Safe travels!!!

  7. I just want to say thank you for not writing PACKING FOR AFRICA! It’s really one of my pet’s peeve when people say thing like ” I AM GOING TO AFRICA” like Africa it’s a country. Sorry didn’t mean to spoil your post. HAVE A LOVELY TRIP!

  8. You´re so lucky! That colorful bag is amazing, I´ve been looking for a crossbody bag like this, your shoes collection is fantastic as well. Have fun and enjoy!

  9. Please post some actual packing tips (.e.g outfit planning, how to not overpack etc.) and not just listing the products. Thank you!

  10. Bonnie Kim says on February 1, 2014

    What?! you in my country!!!! SO AWESOME! Definitely visit Cape Town only the best city in AFrica!

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  12. south africa can give you the charm which you have been looking for. The wilder life in Africa will give you peace anf joy and you will never forget.

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