One of the few occasions where I still take a carry-on roller bag is when I'm traveling either for business or for a wedding or funeral. These situations typically require a suit and some dress clothes, so on these rare occurrences (and we're talking maybe once a year), I cannot take my usual backpack. I … Continue reading How to pack a suit
Whether one travels for a quick weekend getaway or for a multi-month jaunt around the world, one indispensable part of every traveler's luggage is his collection of toiletries. Like shoes, this is another portion of the travel ensemble that can get quickly out of hand if you're not careful and you start packing a whole … Continue reading What’s in my toiletries bag?
[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
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
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
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
A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to have an opportunity to visit Disney World as an adult for the 2nd time. Mrs. Lite Adventurer had never been to Disney World (not ever!) so it was kind of a big deal for her to finally head down to Orlando and see what the fuss … Continue reading Disney World trip report
“But what about dressier fancy-pants clothes for going out at night to the club? I wanna look sharp for the ladies/men who might want to come back to the room with me and get our freak on.” The above mentality is one that you’ll have to break to some extent if this method of traveling … Continue reading What about nice, dressy clothes?
Gotta give credit where credit's due. I didn't intuitively learn all these light packing techniques on my own; just like everyone else who has ever spent a lot of time honing a certain skill, I had plenty of help along the way. Going all the way back to childhood, I was never at any point a … Continue reading Shout out to Mardo
Just to warn you up front: this is going to be a difficult topic for a lot of you readers, especially those without a lot of light packing experience. People love their shoes. Love em. Even when traveling for just a short period of time like a week, most people tend to bring along multiple … Continue reading The best travel shoes