"A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.’ ~Lao Tzu
I’m often asked what inspired me to become a minimalist. The answer: I fell in love with traveling lightly.
After over-packing on a few trips—and suffering the misery of lugging around a heavy suitcase—I vowed never to check a bag again. On my first trip to Europe, I opted for a small carry-on instead (replacing my wardrobe of clothes with a packet of laundry detergent).