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)