Pack Light! Travel Gear That Folds Up Small and Snaps Right Back

Traveling light is the secret to a better trip. But choosing the right items is essential. Gear needs to be small, light, and reliable; apparel must be functional, comfortable, wrinkle-resistant, or sink-washable — and preferably some or all of the above.

Here are a few of our favorite essentials to keep your pack light, and your load lighter.