When given the choice between checking my bags or taking them with me on the plane, I always choose the latter. I have heard too many lost-baggage stories from close friends, family, and even strangers. I don’t want that to happen to me! Travel Tips
10 Genius Hacks for Packing Your Carry-On Suitcase
I have wasted countless gallon ziplock bags when traveling - just unscrew the lids and put some plastic wrap over the opening then screw the lid back on for a much easier spill solution! (not quite as safe as a plastic bag, but a good idea!