A swiss knife is like Internet, you think you don’t really need it, but once you have it, you can’t live without. There are a wide range of swiss knives, from simple „knifes“ until small versions of the Inspector Gadget. The problem with the swiss knife is to decide which one you really need without „just in case“ tools.
We have compared our models and this is the result: read more
Still looking for gift ideas for Christmas? We’ve got the ideal gifts for light travellers of any kind: business travellers, outdoor fans, “little travellers” and beginners in the art of light travelling.
Wherever you go for business travels or for holidays you’ ll need to bring a set of toilet articles. To reduce their weight is therefore especially useful and in addition a very good example for how to reduce the weight of your luggage just by respecting a few simple principles.
To make the case I put together 2 sets of typical toilet articles, one “normal” and a light one. Of course I exaggerated a little bit to make the point. The set consisted of the following articles read more
Good and healthy food is essential to your wellbeing while traveling but it also makes for a huge part of the luggage of every “expedition”. Asking yourself a couple of questions can help reducing the weight for your food and drinks dramatically. Get ready for ultralight food! read more
Every traveller has experienced the annoying feeling of being unable to communicate in a foreign country. Now, with the smartphones, things are much easier. The translation apps are not completely accurate but can be really helpful to break language barriers.
Here you have some interesting apps for your travels: read more
Are you planning your last trip to the beach before the summer is over? This is a perfect chance to get started with light travelling: light clothing, relaxing environment, no need to dress up… This post is focussed on women but men can find it useful and adapt themselves the information.
Use this packing list only as a guide for a 4-5 days trip at the beach but customize it following your personal preferences. read more