6 Ways to Avoid a Fight While on Vacation
How to get away from it all—without wanting to get away from your traveling companion too.
Watch Your Weight
Following your partner as he waltzes up the metro stairs with a light knapsack while you lug a 75-pound suitcase will put a strain on your back and your relationship. Determine what size bag you'll both need and make sure they're close in size and weight. Don't buy luggage blindly online, says Seper; test it out first. If you need something with wheels, take a rolling suitcase for a few spins around the store to see how it handles corners and whether you can lift it easily. Many stores have weights that they can put in a knapsack so you can see what that feels like on. Also, investing in a portable scale helps eliminate overweight baggage surprises at the airport.
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