We just got back from an amazing trip to Cuba. More (so much more) on that topic later. For now, I wanted to share something quick and easy: our packing strategy for the kids.
The Havana airport isn’t known for….expediency, and sitting around for potentially 3-4 hours(!!) waiting on luggage with our two little crazies (and no internet) is not the best way to begin any sort of vacation. To put it mildly. So we wanted to pack light, yet bring everything one could possibly need, since you can’t easily replace a forgotten item in Cuba.
The mission? ONE carry-on for two boys to share, small enough for even the six year old to handle through busy airport connections, yet containing everything (including liquids like bugspray and sunscreen) that the two kiddos might need in Cuba.
Here’s what worked for us: