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For most travelers, any trip longer than the better part of a week requires checking a bag. When up against a variety of climates, excursions and the possibility of not being able to do laundry, 17 pairs of undies feel rather necessary. But if you’re doing your gap year or just off for a prolonged adventure round the world, is it possible to get away with never checking a bag? The advantages are obvious – no chance of losing your belongings, less weight to cart around and packing time is massively reduced. But do they outweigh the disadvantages? I personally…