Packing as Light as Air with Fred Perotta
Who better to give packing advice than the man who has designed his own travel backpack?
Today we bring back Fred Perotta, creator of Tortuga Backpacks, to completely geek out on packing tips and tricks.
From the items that take up the most room in your bag to how long you need to pack for we cover tips that will leave you wondering where all that space in your bag came from!
We also discuss the new Tortuga Air, the new offering from Tortuga Backpacks. If you’ve been waiting to get either of these bags they’re going to be back in stock very soon!
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In This Episode:
- Top loading vs. front-loading bags.
- Why you should pack in just a carry-on.
- Confessions of the packing gurus.
- The items that take up the most space in your suitcase.
- Where to find out where space goes.
- The new Tortuga Air.
- How long you should pack for, regardless of the length of your trip.
- What kind of camera do you actually use?
and much more!
Links Discussed in This Episode:
- TortugaBackpack Blog
- EPoP 022: The Secrets to Packing in Just a Carry-on (Plus a Special Discount) with Fred Perrotta
- Merrell Trail Glove Barefoot Running Shoe
- Darn Tough Socks
- WigWam Socks
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