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MINIMALIST PACKING FOR A LONG WEEKEND BEACH GETAWAY ?>

MINIMALIST PACKING FOR A LONG WEEKEND BEACH GETAWAY

Puerta Vallarta Weekend

I’m asked often how I pack so lightly. While minimalist packing can require some forethought, it’s a decision you will never regret. Benefits of carry-on only travel include beating everyone else on the plane to customs, kissing baggage claim goodbye, and not making yourself stand out as a target for scams or crime. Minimalist travel is more than this, though. It’s the freedom to go anywhere, unobtrusively with all that you need at your fingertips. It’s freeing, and easily obtainable.

Pictured above: all the clothes I need for 4 days & 3 nights in Punta Mita, Mexico. (Not pictured: olive green cardigan for the cold plane)

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The Best is Yet to Come…

At the request of many, I am coming forward to share my experiences traveling, and finding my favorite little corners of the world.  For those who don’t know me, I’m Nicole — known as Peanut (to my husband, at least), hence the blog name.  I’m a twenty-something California lady with a love of the outdoors, a thirst for adventure, and a penchant for luxury. I love channeling my inner Robinson Crusoe, and leaving home hopelessly far behind.  There is a certain…

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