I realized that if I wanted to make my time in the airport as easy and cheap as possible, I needed to get my act together and learn how to pack a carry-on like an adult.
couch surfing
Packing for one of these trips is way easy because I never do it until, like, five minutes before I need to leave.
WARNING: GRUESOME (but fascinating) SNAKEBITE AFTERMATH PHOTO AT THE END OF THIS POST! (But also some brilliantly useful bags to buy.) You've been warned.