Let’s talk about backpacking and packing light. We’ve touched on these topics before (see list of articles at the end), but it’s useful to have a comprehensive visual. Note that when I say backpacking, I don’t mean hiking and camping, Hobbit-style under hedgerows. I simply mean traveling for more than a week out of a … More Backpacking-Packing List: Pack light, do more.
This product recommendation and guide is useful under a few conditions: You’re traveling internationally in a warm climate and have packed lightweight, quick-drying clothing You want to pack lightly for your trip, and are maybe backpacking* You and/or your travel companions are cool with washing underwear in a sink You’re camping or beaching and want … More Laundry: pack light, wash, and air-dry with a travel clothesline
I’ve been hearing the packing cube hype for a while now, but hadn’t pulled the trigger on purchasing a set for myself. I felt confident in knowing how much stuff I could shove into a bag. I’ve taken cold-weather international trips with only a carry-on. “Packing cubes, I don’t need no steenking packing cubes,” I … More Packing Cubes: It’s Hip to Be Square
Sherpani Sojourn Tote Reading travel bag reviews is a total slog. You need specific features, but often only get vague descriptions. So when I finally found the bag I’d been searching for, I had to let the world know. This bag isn’t perfect, but hot damn if it isn’t close for most uses. If you’re … More Daypack for Light-ish Travelers