Pack Lighter, Journey Deeper

Evolving to carrying a lighter load leads to better travelling

I’ve been on the road for about 15 years. Like most travellers, I started out carrying too much stuff, and eventually learned to whittle it down.

This site contains notes and recommendations for living well as a constant world vagabond based on my own priorities:

So this site is about the practical stuff for really good, simple travel — or permanent, slow nomadism. I’m happy to be joined here by a few more writers and researchers who think likewise. We hope the info will help you on your wanderings as well.

Mose & co.

Illustration by Johanna Thomé de Souza

We Know Worthwhile Luggage

For years we’ve obsessively reviewed the most lightweight yet durable luggage for frequent and long-term travel. We love backpacks, but think wheels are not an invention to be ignored, and thus generally prefer combination rolling backpacks.

Travel Accessories

A few small things that make travel much smoother

Better Train Booking for Europe

The booking process for the continent's official national train websites can be awful, particularly for non-Europeans.

We love riding the rails in Europe and have done so for a few decades between us. So we’ve put together a complete guide to riding European trains.

We’ve also gained insights from a train inspector about what it’s like to be on the other side of the adventure.

And finally, we’ve analyzed all of the options and uncovered the most convenient (and cheapest) way to buy European train tickets online.




¿Qué es Minimalist.Travel?

Investigamos para determinar cuáles son las mejores estrategias par viajar cómodamente y para hallar los productos de viaje más útiles del mercado. Cada artículo es fruto de unas cuantas semanas de investigación, que incluye metaanálisis de las pruebas realizadas por las agencias europeas de consumidores y de las opiniones de críticos de prensa y de webs de tecnología.