My parents' home has been my default storage space for years. But now that they're finally moving, the tough decisions about what to keep and what to get rid of can't be put off any longer.
As I was packing up this morning, I was reminded yet again of how much stuff I have with me, and how tight a fit it is in my luggage. I know some might find it impressive that I'm traveling long-term with a carry-on-size suitcase, small shoulder bag, and a laptop bag (Roberto has about the same amount of stuff, without the shoulder bag). But I can, and want, to do better.
So you've decided it's time to make your dream of living your ideal life, anywhere in the world, a reality. Your money plan is in place, and you're starting to get a handle on what this adventure will actually look like. The next step is to free yourself of all the trappings of your location-dependent life so you can plot your escape. This is Step 2 in the 7 Steps to a Life of Travel.
In honor of being featured on the list of “11 Up & Coming Minimalist Bloggers You Should Know About” at A Life Set Free, I’m reposting something I had originally posted on my other blog [...]