My new friend Trish, her travels, and her Airpocket

I do love the internet for so, so many reasons. Just recently on Facebook, a friend in Canberra mentioned her friend Trish was about to launch a Kickstarter campaign to produce this new thing called an Airpocket. She described it briefly - it's a small but special carry-on bag for the plane that … [Read more...]

Packing list for Bali or Penang or pretty much any tropical destination – and my new luggage

I have to warn you: I'm a pretty light packer. I've done a lot of independent travel which requires me being responsible for lugging my stuff around all the time and that taught me to be pretty frugal about what went on my packing list. (Although by my standards, my packing list for Bali recently … [Read more...]