“Before I started this trip I wondered how light I could pack, and I wondered which items might be essential to the enjoyment of other countries. As it turned out, I didn’t require much — the less I took, the less I had to worry about, and the less slowed me down.”
Tip: keeps your valuables secure while going through the security scanner
It’s very easy for a thieve to snatch some of your valuables (watches, wallets, etc) while you are busy with the security screening and your bags already went through the scanner.
One thing to do in order to make it more secure is to buy a small pouch and put your valuables there before hitting the security screening, then put the pouch inside your bag and send it through the scanner. When you are done, pick your bag and get your valuables out, all in one place.
Some good pouches are:
Coming soon to Pack Light….
I have pictures of my business trip, a 5 day, 4 nights trip where I needed a suit, tie, belt, shirt and shoes for business and also clothing for every day, including hiking. All that fit into a carry-on sized bag.
I’m using my phone and tumblr won’t let me upload pictures from there but as soon as I have access to a computer I’ll upload them.
In the meantime, have a happy thanksgiving (to the american readers)