Travel Tips Unlike the Others

“I am going away to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.”

There are hundreds, no, thousands of blog entries giving just about the same advice: travel light, pack enough underwear… But here are a few useful tips most blogs don’t include.

-Don’t bring excess hairbands, shampoo, toothpaste… You can get all that where you are going, and if you are going to a developing country, it will be a lot cheaper there than back home.

Continue Reading…

Peculiar But Important Items

“It’s okay pluto, I’m not a planet either.”

I was going to make a list of the gear I couldn’t live without, but the list was pretty boring and predictable… Sleeping bag, Birkenstocks, camera… You get the picture. So instead I started to pay attention to the little things I use, things you wouldn’t necessarily think of bringing, but that end up making a difference.

Continue Reading…