Last updated on May 17th, 2021
By Amanda Burgess, Editor, JourneyWoman
Next up on Solo Travel Wisdom: An immersive session with packing expert Anne McAlpin
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Tuesday, April 27 Episode: Travel and packing with Anne McAlpin
Our April 27 show will be an in-depth discussion with packing expert Anne McAlpin. Bring all of your packing questions and prepare to be inspired by her globetrotting carryon-only travels in this live and interactive session. You’ll leave having learned at least one new packing hack to add to your repertoire!
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Meet our Tuesday, April 27 special guest:
Meet JourneyWoman Anne McAlpin
Travel Expert and author Anne McAlpin has been a featured guest on Oprah, The View & CNN sharing up-to-the-minute travel tips. She has traveled in over 78 countries, flown more than 2 million miles, cruised through the Panama Canal 98 times, and traveled 21 days around the world – solo – with just a carry-on bag (weighing under 18 pounds)!
Anne has also become an icon of smart, stylish travel. She brings her professional traveler’s experience to all of her events. From deciding what to pack to how to pack it perfectly, she’s the “go-to” expert on everything travel.
She attributes her grandmother, who believed travel was the best education and arranged her first trip at 16, with instilling a love of travel in her. “She did the same for my three sisters when they turned 16, and I am carrying on the tradition with my nieces and nephews.”