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Moving Abroad: What to Take, What to Leave

Moving Abroad: What to Take, What to Leave   For people moving internationally for the first time, what to take can be a daunting question with many multi faceted answers. The short, and admittedly flip answer often given to people packing for their first international move is to “take only what you can’t live without.” The truth is – if that was our true packing criteria – we would take very little with us. Most[…]

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Packing Light

A Short Guide to Packing Light

Leave this, Take that A Short Guide to Packing Light   Once upon a time, I thought I packed light. I carried my 50 liter Vaude Brenta backpack stuffed tight with everything I could possibly need for a week-long trip and I usually was the person with the least luggage. Then I went on a trip with a peace corps volunteer who carried only a small backpack for our 7 day trip to Tajikistan. Oh,[…]

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