Packing ultra light takes a lot of planning and even more time revising your list. Sometimes you get into a headspace where you don’t know any more whether you’re travelling with too much or too few things. Sometimes you wonder why you spend so much time obsessing over it all (answer: because you want an easier time whilst you’re travelling).
The following are my favourite ultra light packing videos and blog posts out there to inspire and keep you motivated to pack light.
He travelled round the world for 6 weeks with no bags with the famous scottevest. What he took with him:
and an update of his gear during his trip:
Jen and Marcus
After Rolf, there were Jen and Marcus who travelled around the world for 90 days without any baggage. Again, they used a range of scottevests. I can relate more to Jen and Marcus because they are a couple, and more importantly, Jen is a girl! Here is what they took:
Nial is on a 4 year trip around the world without flying. I love the way he continuously optimises his packing list. Here is a video of his earlier packing list:
and a even smaller amount he is travelling with now:
He travels long term with a 32 Litre backpack:
Melissa Rachel Black
Yay! Another female ultra-light packer!
Colin Wright (male solo)
Karol Gajda (male solo)
Allison Levine (female solo)
Francine Jay (female)
Skott and Shawna (couple)
Tanya and Andrew (couple)
Pack half the clothes and twice the money.
Pack for the best scenario, not the worse.