My perception is that most minimalist packing lists are for men. Further research has shown this to be untrue, but I still want to add my own to help others who want to pack light.

I never leave home without one, so I know what to look for in the perfect travel scarf. Here are a few questions to ask yourself to figure out which is best for you.

I’m headed to Indianapolis this weekend — the Crossroads of America, and the heart of the intense Midwest summer weather. Here’s what to pack if you’re planning the same.