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I had the chance to go on a three-day backpacking trip in the Uintas this week. We hiked in 10 miles to the Lower Red Castle Lake. It was an amazing trip with beautiful weather and not a bad view in sight. Best of all, there was no cell reception. The phone was only used …

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Principles Of Minimalist Travel – Pack Light And Optimize For Happiness

In case you were wondering, I’m now an authority on minimalist travel. My wife and I just returned from a 2-week trip to Europe through Italy and Barcelona. Just six months ago we did a week-long trip to Paris. I do a decent amount of travel for work as well as a film producer, and often spend a weekend to two-weeks on the road flying from city to city.

Needless to say I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time—and too many late nights—researching everything about minimalist style travel. In the age of the internet, that makes me an expert 🙂

This is the post I wished existed, so I decided to write it. This is not a “here’s what products and brands to buy” post with a thousand affiliate links. This post is what I believe are some basic, universal principles to packing and traveling light, getting the most out of the gear you bring, and to having an incredible time traveling. Some of my own opinions will be sprinkled in, so, as they say, your mileage may vary.

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