[Editor's Note: The following is a guest post written by my wife, Mrs. Lite Adventurer. We've been married a little less than a year and have been traveling together across the world for over seven years. Since I have no personal experience with packing as a female traveler, with the whole penis thing and all, … Continue reading Light packing tips for women – Guest post by Mrs. Lite Adventurer
Month: August 2017
Travel tip: Leave your old clothes at your destination
This is one of the more popular travel tips floating out there, and I think it's a great one worth discussing. If you've got some old shirts, underwear, shoes, or shorts/pants that are approaching their end-of-life stage, then consider taking them with you on vacation. You can wear them once or twice and then discard … Continue reading Travel tip: Leave your old clothes at your destination
Great American Eclipse 2017
Just a quick post today from our day in Cleveland, Tennessee. We got lucky with clear skies, minimal traffic, and a great view of an extremely interesting phenomenon. About halfway into totality, a large flock of birds started freaking out and flew overhead (they're the many little dots in the picture below). The photo isn't … Continue reading Great American Eclipse 2017
Off to see the eclipse!
Mrs. Lite Adventurer and I will be heading to the town of Cleveland, Tennessee this evening and staying the night for an opportunity to see the total solar eclipse on Monday. Until just 2 weeks ago, I had no clue how rare these events were in the United States. I started nerding out when … Continue reading Off to see the eclipse!
Traveling with the absolute minimum
If you really want to push the extreme limits of minimalist travel, one experiment you can try is to pare down your luggage to the absolute least amount of stuff that you can get by with and still not look and smell like a derelict. I've done this a few times on my shorter travels … Continue reading Traveling with the absolute minimum
The best travel bag
What's the best travel bag? Easy answer: there is no best travel bag. Get any backpack that's small and comfortable on your shoulders. That's it. Other than that, the bag is irrelevant when you pack light. The importance of the "niceness" of your travel bag is directly proportional to the amount of junk you pack. … Continue reading The best travel bag
Lite Adventurer’s Guide to Easter Island. Part 4: Sightseeing & photography tips
There's lots to do on Easter Island, and to see the essential highlights, you'll want to stay for a minimum of 3 nights and two full days. If you're a first time visitor and can swing at least a 5 day visit, that's ideal to see most of the island, but if your time is … Continue reading Lite Adventurer’s Guide to Easter Island. Part 4: Sightseeing & photography tips
Lite Adventurer’s Guide to Easter Island. Part 3: How to pack for your trip in one bag
Packing light for a trip to Easter Island is easy; however, there are a few important things that you'll want to remember to put in your bag so you don't have to pay island prices for otherwise common and inexpensive items. First off, I recommend you pack everything you're gonna take into one carry-on. It's … Continue reading Lite Adventurer’s Guide to Easter Island. Part 3: How to pack for your trip in one bag