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One Bag Travel

One bag travel isn’t about a packing list, it’s about a lifestyle. One bag travelers focus on carrying minimal luggage in order to be able to explore faraway destinations unhindered¬†by excess luggage. In this section, I compile my articles related to traveling with one bag, fitting a luxurious packing list into one bag, and finding the perfect luggage for your minimal packing travels.

Should You Pack a Suitcase vs a Backpack? A Quiz for Travelers

Frequent travelers are divided into many topics, but perhaps none are as divisive as the suitcase versus backpack debate. While once, this delineation generally followed generational lines (with older tourists and business travelers carrying suitcases and younger travelers carrying backpacks) today’s travelers are more diverse in many ways, including the type of luggage they prefer …

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How to Pack Vitamins & Supplements for Ultralight International Travel

Knowing how to pack vitamins and supplements for international travel can be tricky. Vitamins, supplements, and medications all need to stay dry, labeled clearly, and in some cases protected from extreme heat or cold. Although the original containers the vitamins and supplements were packaged in– whether bottles, blister packs, or screwtop containers –  serve these …

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Travel Laundry: How to Hand Wash Clothes in a Sink

In this article, I’m talking about how to wash laundry in a sink and get it really clean so you can stay clean and fresh during long-term travel. It’s not always possible to access to a washer and dryer, laundromat, or hotel “fluff and fold” service- although those are options for many travelers. Below, I …

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Plus Size Suitcase Packing: Big Clothes in Small Luggage

Packing light is hard- and if your clothes are a bit bigger than average, it can feel 10 times more difficult to stay within a one bag travel style, hand luggage weight limits, and carry-on bag dimensions. As an expert at packing plus size clothing in ultra-compact luggage, today I’m sharing a little bit about what …

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How to Buy the Perfect “One Bag” Pack or Suitcase for YOU

There’s no single bag that’s the right bag for everyone, but here are my tips to find the perfect bag for you. One bag travel is all about choosing a bag, packing list, and supplies that make it easy to enjoy travel without the need to spend unnecessary energy or expense lugging around stuff you …

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Essential Luxury Items for Minimalist Backpacking Travel

  In any discussion among backpackers, ultralight travelers, and “one baggers,” the question inevitably gets asked “what’s your luxury item?” – As travelers, we seem to relish hearing stories of what other travelers can and can’t give up in our own quest to develop that Holy Grail of a perfect packing list. Every time this …

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