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travel light

To travel without bringing much luggage. I hate lugging around a big suitcase, so I always try to travel light.
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travel light

Take little baggage; also, be relatively free of responsibilities or deep thoughts, as in I can be ready in half an hour; I always travel light, or I don't want to buy a house and get tied down; I like to travel light, or It's hard to figure out whom they'll attack next, because ideologically they travel light . The literal use dates from the 1920s, the figurative from the mid-1900s.
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travel ˈlight

travel with very little luggage: We’re travelling light with one small bag each.
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