No Baggage


When Clara Bensen arranged to meet Jeff Wilson on the steps of the Texas State Capitol, after just a few email exchanges on OK Cupid, it felt like something big was going to happen. Jeff is a wildly energetic university professor with a freewheeling spirit. Clara is a sensitive, reclusive writer just recovering from a quarterlife existential breakdown. Within a few days of knowing one another, they decide to embark on a crazy experiment: a 21-day minimalist travel adventure, from Istanbul to London, with zero luggage, zero reservations, and zero plans. They want to test a simple question: what happens when you welcome the unknown instead of attempting to control it?

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ISBN:

9781743790441

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

320

Dimensions:

21cm x 13cm

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 January 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Clara Bensen

Clara Bensen is the author of the Salon.com article entitled "The Craziest OKCupid Date Ever" that went viral in 2013 and was read by more than half a million people. The story of her luggage-less adventure attracted major national and international attention, with coverage in USA Today, and appearances on The View, Fox News. No Baggage has also been optioned by New Line cinemas. Clara and her boyfriend Jeff are still together, and have