The Carry-On Traveller Interviews: David the First-Timer

To celebrate the launch of my book, The Carry-On Traveller: The Ultimate Guide to Packing Light, I started this interview series with other travellers who also travel with just carry-on luggage. 

Simon’s mum and stepdad recently visited us in Andalucia, Spain for nine days. They travelled with just carry-on luggage for the first time ever after being inspired by my book and even bought the same backpack as me. After the trip David answered my questions about how he got on. 

David Parker is a keen advocate of David Allen’s Getting Things Done approach to stress-free productivity. David shares his GTD system at He is also a fan of Sherlock Holmes and acts as Dr Watson’s literary agent at

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