Clara Bensen’s Salon.com article entitled “The Craziest OKCupid Date Ever,” 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 made three subsequent no-baggage trips, to South America, the Caucuses, and Scandinavia. She lives in Austin, Texas.