Three Things You Don’t Actually Need on the Camino de Santiago

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…what you really don’t need for a 500-mile walk across northern Spain.

Ultralight Weight Travel and No Baggage Fees

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Packing light can be a real challenge for some travelers, but Simone Cannon de Bastardo shows you how to master this skill quickly and easily.

8 Useful Items to Pack That Will Get You Out of a Bind

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Some things (that fourth pair of shoes) can be left at home, but there are others that can really help get you out of a bind on the road and should be included in your bag, even if you’re packing light. Eileen Smith shares 8 useful multipurpose items that she doesn’t like to travel without.

10 Gear Items You Need for Any Camping Trip

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Whether you’re planning your first big camping trip or you’re an old pro, Travel Gear Blog writer Aimee Maxwell, has 10 items you’ll want for your upcoming camping trip.

How to Pack for 2 Drastically Different Trips (Carry-on Only)

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Packing for two drastically different destinations carry-on only can be done, but it it’s hard to swing. Michelle M. Winner shares her best tips for packing smart and light without checking a bag.

How a Family Packs for Long Term Travel

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Jenn Miller has been traveling with her four children for seven years straight, across five continents, through more than thirty countries, by bicycle, foot, ferry, bus, train, airplane and more. They’ve lived in tents for a year at a time and put their feet up at the Four Seasons. If you’re wondering what to pack and how to pack it for any sort of adventure with kids, she can help you.

First-Time Backpacking: What I’ve Learned

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Jenn Miller discusses the difference between packing your backpack for the average RTW and packing for an unsupported backpacking trip. She touches on why, most of the time, it doesn’t really matter what you pack and why cutting the weight in your pack is less important than taking care of the most important piece of gear you possess.

10 Reasons Traveling Light Will Change Your Life

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Exhilarated by traveling lightly, Francine Jay applies the same techniques to declutter her life—editing the contents of her home just as she does her suitcase. In the process, she discovers the joy and freedom of ditching the extra baggage.

7 Things A Woman Backpacker Should Always Remember to Pack

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What does a woman backpacker “really” need to have with her before venturing to faraway places? Laura Lotti seems to know, and some of her tips might sound quite unexpected. Eventually, seen from a nomadic-spirited city girl’s perspective they make sense.

7 of the Best Carry-On Bags For Under $70

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So you’re in need of a new carry-on bag, but you’d rather save your money to spend on your trip? BootsnAll’s resident travel gear fanatic, Amiee Maxwell, recommends 7 pieces under 70 bucks.