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What To Pack In Your Arcido Bag For A Weekend In Seoul

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What To Pack In Your Arcido Bag For A Weekend In Seoul

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is a heady blend of 21st-century consumerist hedonism, ancient monuments and a treasure trove of East Asian culture. This city of 12 million is growing as a destination not just for travelers but for digital nomads too, scoring a respectable 4.5 out of 5 on Nomadlist. Whether you’re after the fast, free Wi-Fi or looking to fill up on street food, we’ll show you exactly what to pack for a trip to Seoul, with key recommendations from someone who’s made the weekend jaunt countless times.The first thing that you need to know about South...

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How Minimalist Couples Can Pack Light

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How Minimalist Couples Can Pack Light

Did you know that couples who travel together have healthier and happier relationships? That’s if you believe a survey by the U.S. Travel Association. It seems that these new experiences keep things fresh, improving both communication and sex lives. It is also a chance to strip back, forgoing material possessions and focusing on the things that really matter, like adventure and remarkable experiences. To make the most out of your trip, consider adopting a minimalist approach. As a couple, there are a few tricks you can try to keep your packing load down, allowing you to be more efficient and...

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Building A Minimalist Summer Capsule Wardrobe in 2019

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Building A Minimalist Summer Capsule Wardrobe in 2019

Cast off the winter layers, step out of your spring attire, and welcome summer with open arms. Summer fashion is all about varied simplicity, with a few quirky touches tailored to your personality. For travelers, the summer capsule wardrobe provides the perfect playground to experiment with new summer styles by mixing and matching a few key pieces. Read on to find out everything you need to know about constructing the ultimate minimalist capsule wardrobe for summer. Start with Shirts  The base of your summer capsule wardrobe won’t differ too much from the previous season – if you’ve already created a...

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In Praise of Being Underprepared for Travel

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In Praise of Being Underprepared for Travel

For digital nomads, business travelers, and anyone consistently on the move, there seems to be a curious unwritten law: preparedness is next to godliness. Expert travelers -- the thinking goes -- are prepared travelers. Those with the most gadgets, apps, tools, and clothes are supposedly better equipped to handle any and all circumstances, no matter how unlikely they may be. Here at Arcido, we gravitate towards a different mode of thought. While it's important to not just wander into a new country with nothing but Havaianas and an unopened Lonely Planet, there's also a certain degree of satisfaction in being...

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Starting Early - Teaching The Minimalist Mindset To Kids

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Starting Early - Teaching The Minimalist Mindset To Kids

Raising kids is never easy, no matter who you are. It becomes a little more challenging when you are a parent who has chosen to live outside the “norm” by adopting a minimalist mindset and lifestyle. From a hoarder-in-training to a no-shopping minimalist was a transition I never envisioned myself making. If there is anything I have learned on my journey it is that no one could have pushed me into it. Especially my parents. If anything, I have created a minimalist home because I never wanted to find myself drowning in trinkets and clutter like I’ve seen my own...

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Best Multitasking Products For The Minimalist Traveler

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Best Multitasking Products For The Minimalist Traveler

For digital nomads focused on minimalist travel and getting more out of less, multitasking products can be a game changer. Any app, gadget, or tool that makes life on the road more efficient and convenient can help you get the most out of your trips. With minimalism in mind, here are the best multitasking products for digital nomads. Fitbit Versa Fitbit has officially made the transition from a fitness tracker to a full-fledged smartwatch -- which bodes exceptionally well for your multitasking needs. While the Versa is a gadget that retains all the tools included the traditional FitBit -- pedometer,...

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Best Space Saving Point and Shoot Cameras For Minimalist Travellers

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Best Space Saving Point and Shoot Cameras For Minimalist Travellers

The latest point-and-shoot cameras might be small in form, but this doesn’t mean that they skimp on functions. These diminutive CSC (compact system camera) models pack in features that can be found on higher-end mirrorless and DSLR bodies, at a fraction of the size. Their pocketable proportions and ease-of-use make them the ultimate minimalist travel accessory for content creators and documenters alike. Check out these five compact point-and-shoot cameras that deserve a spot in your minimalist travel carry. Fujifilm X100F The Fujifilm X100F has built somewhat of a cult following amongst street and travel photographers who favor its retro styling,...

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What Marie Kondo Can Teach Us About Minimalist Packing

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What Marie Kondo Can Teach Us About Minimalist Packing

Marie Kondo’s life-changing approach to organizing your possessions are spreading like wildfire, helping people all around the world to get their lives in order. She was named by Times as one of the top 100 most influential people in 2015; pretty impressive for someone who writes books about tidying up. For one bag travelers, her methods are magic. A small bag allows you to skip the baggage reclaim and head straight into town to explore. You don’t even need to drop it off at the hotel as you might with a larger rucksack. However, for even the most minimalist long-term...

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