Mostly Minimalist Travel · Practical Travel Tips

Mostly Minimalist: How to Pack a Tiny First Aid Kit for Family Travel

What’s in your first aid kit? Once upon a time, mine was something like this: Add a tubeĀ of this and another tube of that. Throw in a box of these and a box of those. Don’t forget a bottleĀ of X and one of Y. And be sure to pack an ACE Bandage! (When I was… Continue reading Mostly Minimalist: How to Pack a Tiny First Aid Kit for Family Travel

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Mostly Minimalist: What’s In Your Travel Make-up Kit?

Minimalist packing is all about taking the essentials. When it comes to makeup, some travelers will tell you that none of it is essential. They’re the gals who get by with a little moisturizer and a tube of lip balm. (I’m looking at you, sweet sister-in-law!) Others want to take every eye shadow they own… Continue reading Mostly Minimalist: What’s In Your Travel Make-up Kit?

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Mostly Minimalist: Just Say No to “Just In Case” Packing

“No more just-in-case packing, no more just-in-case packing.” That’s my mantra these days. I will not succumb to the urge to pack everything we might possibly need. I’m moving toward minimalism, at least my version of it. You should have seen all that I schlepped to Europe for 10-week study abroad program way back in… Continue reading Mostly Minimalist: Just Say No to “Just In Case” Packing