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My Go-to Travel Jacket: Patagonia Nano Puff Review

Wearing my nanopuff on a hike to the statue overlooking Puno and Lake Titicaca

The Patagonia Nano Puff jacket is SO lightweight and looks SO thin, it’s hard to believe it has the power to keep you warm at all. But turns out this whole compressible lightweight jacket thing is pretty magical – and perfect for traveling. I had always stayed away from jackets like this because they’re crazy …

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Winter Travel Packing Tips

What to pack for winter travel

I am constantly cold, unless I’m hot. Seriously: if it’s not between 74 and 80 degrees F, I’m either breaking out in goosebumps or dripping sweat, no exaggeration. The sweating thing I’m kinda okay with (hence living in Thailand for a year), but winter weather has some serious potential to make me miserable. Related: I’m Freezing …

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Packing Light for Southeast Asia

Bloggers have been sharing their tips about Southeast Asia since the beginning of time. This article has been done a thousand times before (here, here, and here, for example) but oh well I’m doing it anyways! Before assembling things, let’s get in the right mindset. Some basic ideas to remember about packing light for SEA: …

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