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I’m an adherent of the slow-carb diet advocated by Tim Ferriss. I’ve done a pretty good job of sticking to it for a year straight. In the past, I’ve been on it for long chunks of months, too. The diet is pretty straightforward. I can eat vegetables, meat, beans/lentils, and I get one “cheat day” per week to eat whatever I like.

But sticking to it while traveling can be tough.

Traveling presents some serious obstacles to staying on a diet. Strange places have strange foods that might not lend themselves to a particular diet. Breaking your normal routine seems to make it easier to break your diet. And, something about travel is indulgent. We feel like we should indulge ourselves with food when we do travel.

Read on for some suggestions how to maintain your diet (which can be any diet you so choose) while you’re on the road.

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How is it that some people can barely fit everything into an 80L bag while others have room to spare in a 30L one?

Do these two travelers really need drastically different stuff? Probably not. They just think that they do.

Many travelers profess to want to embrace minimalism but find it impractical. Read on to find out how to pack to make minimalism work for you.

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Magnifying Glass IconThis post is part of our Travel Product Review series. At Tortuga Backpacks, we love to find the perfect tool for the job. We couldn’t find the perfect travel backpack, so we created it. When we find other great products, we like to let you know about them with a review. The following review was unpaid and unsolicited. It reflects the opinion of its author only and is based on his/her own experiences.

17 countries. 6 weeks. One pair of underwear.

This boast is the tagline for ExOfficio Men’s Give-N-Go Boxers. While only taking one pair would be ambitious, that itinerary is doable with only two pairs. Believe it. Plus, honestly, what are you smuggling that you couldn’t fit a second pair of underwear in your bag?

We’ve all seen nuveau riche tourists dressed head to toe in the latest from REI, but lots of technical travel clothing has high price tags without matching benefits.

Not ExOfficio.

These boxers are the real deal. Don’t believe you could travel the world with only two pairs of underwear? Read on!

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