Hey, Law Babe!
Today I wanted to share with you the one easy tip I’ve learned to make travel for work not only tolerable, but dare I even say… fun. I travel for work quite a bit, particularly since I have made the transition into the in house/consulting world. In fact, I spend up to 50% of my work time on the road, which translates into plenty of hotel stays. I’m currently writing this from an airport. I’ll share my top travel tips for business travel soon enough, but for now I wanted to share the easiest way that I’ve learned to make business travel feel (almost) indulgent and luxurious.
I always, always, always travel with a little kit of my “spa” stuff that I bring with me in my luggage, and treat myself in my hotel room with a mini facial, manicure, whatever! It’s such a simple way to feel like I’m taking care of myself even when I can’t be at home, and it always feels a little bit luxurious. I like to pretend I’m in a five star spa, even when I’m just at the average corporate Hilton… ok, well a Law Babe can dream.
You know those sample products you get with Birch Box, or from Nordstrom, or whatever? Yep, those little samples that end up sitting unused in your bathroom forever. Use them! Pack them up for your next business trip and have a blast testing them all out. I’ve also found that those sheet masks that are everywhere these days are completely perfect for travel: they’re flat, easily packable, individually wrapped (so no plane explosions!), and aren’t “liquids” for purposes of air travel. Bonus points for not having to subject your significant other to the terror of what you look like while wearing a sheet mask at home. Seriously! What better way to pass some time while you might be otherwise bored in a hotel room?! I also like to pack a little travel sized candle and pick up a half bottle of nice wine to really indulge myself in my spa time.
This is such a little tip that has truly made a big difference in my work travel experience. I love bringing a little bit of a spa feeling into an otherwise sterile hotel environment, feeling like I’m indulging myself in a mini-facial, and coming home a little bit more refreshed than I might have otherwise!
Do you have any tips or tricks for making business travel a little bit more enjoying while you’re on the road?! Comment and share!
Stay Smart and Sexy, Law Babe! xoxo