We’ve been travelling full-time with just carry-on luggage for 12 years and believe that packing light is the secret to stress-free travel.
By travelling carry-on only, you’ll save time at airports, save money on checked luggage fees, and reduce the stress of hauling bulky bags.
To get started read our latest carry-on only packing list and how to use packing cubes to save space.
See below for more packing tips, gear reviews, and packing lists.
The Best Travel Pants for Women: Stylish and Functional
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The Best Packable Daypack for Travel 2023
These tiny backpacks pack up small to fit inside your luggage on travel days.
The Ultimate Iceland Packing List for Men and Women (In a Carry-On)
What we packed for Iceland in just one carry on bag each.
Dales Way Packing List for Men and Women
What we took on our 83-mile, 6-day hike in northern England.
The Best Men’s Travel Blazer: Bluffworks Blazer Review
Simon goes all grown up with his new wrinkle-free travel blazer.
Tortuga Setout Backpack Review: Everything You Need to Know
Our detailed review of the best carry-on backpack by Tortuga
True Traveller Insurance Review: The Best Backpacker Insurance for UK and EU Residents
The most affordable and comprehensive travel insurance we've found for UK and EU residents.
Yoga Paws Review: The Best Travel Yoga Mat
There's no need to pack a heavy yoga mat. Take these brilliant, tiny yoga paws instead.
Tortuga Outbreaker Review: Best Carry-On Backpack 2023
A detailed review of this carry-on-sized backpack.
The Essential Ski Trip Packing List (Carry-On Only!)
Yes, it is possible to pack for a ski trip in just a carry-on bag! Here's how...
How to Pack for 4 Months in Europe from Summer to Winter (Carry-On Only!)
A carry-on only packing list for men and women for a three-season four-month trip in Europe.
AeroPress: The Best Travel Coffee Maker
We think the AeroPress is the best travel coffee maker. It's light, compact, durable, easy to use, and makes the best coffee you've ever tasted. It would also make a great present for a coffee lover.