Doug Dyment knows when to hold em and how to fold em when it comes to packing for a trip, and he teaches his techniques on his website onebag.com.
The packing guru says his gift comes from years of traveling, his hatred for checking bags at the airport, and his engineers mentality.
He says the fundamental idea in the art of light packing is knowing when to let go.
He explains, Making a personal packing list limits what you can put in a bag, so you only hold on to what you need. You dont want to drag around things youll never use for two weeks.
Dyment also says rolling clothes is a packing myth, and recommends wrapping clothes into bundles because it takes up less space and wont wrinkle clothes.
Other travel tips include nixing wheeled suitcases because they take up more space, cleaning your toilet at home before you go on a long trip to avoid weird growth, and packing your own travel smoke detector in case any fires break out.
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