Learn how to pack light to travel right!

There once was a girl from New Zealand, right?

Who wanted to travel around the world light.

With her 5 kilo bag, and everything at hand,

She's now a light-packing skite!

Join me as I aim to inspire, guide, and gently cajole you into travelling lighter! It's an amazing experience. 

I'm not talking about everyone taking 5 kilos (11 pounds), but just carrying less - whether it be 7/10/12kg - I just want to show you how you can carry less but not miss a thing!

You too can learn to pack like a pro!

The latest light packing tips and inspiration on the blog...

Plan, test and practice your travel wardrobe while in lockdown.

Lockdown is the perfect time to plan, test and practice your travel wardrobe. While now is not the time for travelling while in the COVID-19 lockdown, that doesn't mean we can't be prepared to hitRead more

Stay home, but still get your travel fix while in isolation.

Don't let your travel dreams die while you stay home. I've come up with a list of things you can do from home to keep the travel fires burning and to get your travel fix while in isolation. And asRead more

The similarities between social distancing and solo travel.

Social distancing is all about creating space around ourselves. In this current Covid-19 pandemic it's about reducing transmission of the virus.  For solo travellers it's about giving ourselvesRead more

How to travel light without breaking the bank.

There are so many gadgets for traveling light - but are they all needed? Can you use other things you already have at home to travel light on a budget?Read more

How to travel light with style.

Traveling light does mean you carry a limited capsule wardrobe. But you can travel light with style.  If everything mixes and matches and with a couple of more stylish items you will be surprised atRead more

Travel solo | Travel light | My personal story

My life-changing solo and light travel trip to Croatia and Italy in 2017 awoke in me my spirit of old.  This is a philosophical look at what I love about travelling light and travelling solo. It'sRead more

How to travel light with travel tech.

Figuring how to travel light with travel tech takes some planning and some evaluation on what you really need for your travels. What's essential technology for one person is simply not a key item forRead more

Travelling light in NZ - tips from a local.

If you want to travel lighter in New Zealand look no further. Here are my insider tips on surviving the weather here.  Read more

Why a day bag is better than a suitcase!

For those of you who travel with a suitcase - I feel your pain! On my recent trip to New York, I was reminded very clearly as to why I don't travel with a suitcase.  My travel companion travelledRead more

Picking the right bag for light travel.

Selecting the best bag for travelling light is a very personal choice. We all have different objectives and goals. But I've put together a few pointers to consider when deciding on your travel bag.Read more

What to pack in your travel capsule wardrobe.

Selecting the right clothes to pack when travelling light is key to your success!  Think light, washable and multi-functional travel gear. Clothes that mix and match create so many outfits for so maRead more

How to pack light with toiletries and cosmetics.

Toiletries can take up so much room in your travel bags. But I've got some great tips for you to get around this issue. With some thought and planning you'll be replacing your huge toiletry bag withRead more

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