A New American Dream: Owning Only What You Can Carry

#vanlife was all well and good … but the new American Dream is divesting even further. I own only what I can carry on my back. It’s minimalism for the modern age.

Divesting is hot these days: all possessions “sparking joy” and tiny homes and #vanlife.

Been there, done all of that.

The 2.0 version of this, what more people are embracing every day, is the idea of only owning what you can fit on your back. These travelers make an art out of being able to transport their belongings from city to city and country…