The best travel shirt

[Editor’s note 9-21-17:  Since publishing this post, I have found a new favorite t-shirt.  Follow this link to read about it.  My recommendation for the Lacoste Sport Polo still stands though.] What’s the best travel shirt for the ultra light packer? Let’s begin with the […]

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Why pack ultra light?

What’s the purpose of doing this?  Why even bother packing light when you can simply check a big bag and take any and every item that may be of some theoretical use on your vacation?  You know; just in case. Fellow adventurers, if you’ve ever […]

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My #1 travel tip

I’ve always been a fan of light packing and taking trips with a small bag.  As you’ll come to see, there are a number of tips that make doing this so much easier. But there was one discovery I made several years back that was […]

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What’s in my bag?

The following is a complete list of everything I have taken on my vacations for the past several years.  A few things may change from time to time, but this list has more or less remained unchanged.  Click on the red links for my personal recommendations […]

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Welcome!

Welcome! If you’ve found your way here with the hopes of learning how to travel anywhere in the world with nothing more than a small backpack and the clothes on your back, then you’re in the right place!  My goal with this website is to […]

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