One of the things I hate about travel is being a slave to overpriced water vendors at airports. There’s no way I like spending $5 on a 16oz bottle of water just because TSA security confiscated mine. Unlike saving my used plastic water bottles for reuse– something I occasionally, still do— I take my […]
Traveling to multiple countries? Changing climates? Looking for ways to put your luggage on a diet? I’m a big fan of packing light and smart. Versatile and convertible fashion accessories can go a long way, when you’re on the road and the constant go.
Are you a newbie to using squat toilets? Traveling a country, where there’s non-western toilets? Going hiking in the woods, where the toilet is the great wide open? Well, here’s a helpful aide for my squeamish squatters…
o you’re on the road and your luggage is loaded with spanking new travel gear. Now is the time to see if what you bought really works! Will you revise your load if it doesn’t work the way you imagined? One of the items I least care to pack is a towel.
If anyone thinks tromping through India will be like traveling any other country, think again. Here are some things I found useful on my trip. Here are 5 Travel Must-Haves for India:
When backpacking- I accept that everything will be both, an adventure and culture shock. I want to experience the culture, meet the people and participate in the local lifestyle so I steer clear from big hotels. This means- anti-luxury, anti-porter, anti-hotel-ease. A complete 180 degree turn from my work trips! In addition to my packing list of essentials (read the my Essential list), I am now packing a home within a backpack, knowing there will be times I’m roughing it.