Rolf Potts travels around
the world with no luggage
Best of the No Baggage Challenge

Best of the No Baggage Challenge

It’s been about 4 months since the No Baggage Challenge came to an end back in New York City. So we thought it was about time to revisit our favorite parts of the six week, 30,000+ miles, five continent No Baggage Challenge journey. Most Popular Videos: 19 London cliches in less than four hours Rolf […]

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January 23, 2011
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Thailand to Malaysia: Scenes from a train

Thailand to Malaysia: Scenes from a train

A little more than seven years ago, when I was living and traveling full-time in Thailand, I had one of the best train-travel experiences of my life while traveling south out of Bangkok to the town of Surat Thani.  I was sharing a second-class sleeper car with a Kiwi guy who was carrying a bottle […]

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September 28, 2010
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The Same River Twice: Bangkok in Three Acts

The Same River Twice: Bangkok in Three Acts

Ever since the earliest days of my no-baggage round-the-world journey, I’ve wanted to test out the smell and appearance of my SeV travel clothing by trying to get past the “velvet rope” of some exclusive nightclub in some great world city. In Bangkok I finally got the chance to do this — and the results […]

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September 24, 2010
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No-baggage field report: Week four

No-baggage field report: Week four

This week finds me in one of my favorite cities in the world — Bangkok — where I’ve recently arrived after flying across the Indian Ocean from South Africa. It’s great to be back in Thailand, where I lived off and on for the better part of two years in the early 2000s — and […]

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September 22, 2010
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No Baggage Challenge: The Route

No Baggage Challenge: The Route

Starting and ending in New York City, Rolf will travel through 12 countries in 42 days. He’ll make nearly 10 flights (spending over 50 hours in the air), ride countless trains and buses, and maybe even a boat or two. All with no luggage. From New York, the first stop is London before taking a […]

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August 14, 2010
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