The #1 Travel Companion: The Mighty Pen and Paper

Also the most underrated. Apart from the necessities, like passports, travel documents and some form of luggage to carry your few belongings, I believe there is no better travel companion than a trusty pen and (relatively) sturdy notebook. No better! If we broke it down again, I would give the gold medal to the pen, … Continue reading The #1 Travel Companion: The Mighty Pen and Paper

The Power of keeping a Travel Journal

For a boy, I don't think this is something we naturally, well, do. You won't find any evidence of my inner thoughts and desires when I was learning where babies come from and what girls are. Nope. Not me. To me it flew in the face of (my perception of) masculinity and was strictly reserved … Continue reading The Power of keeping a Travel Journal

The under-rated Power adapter

I will admit, I am forever purchasing plug adapters every second time I head for an overseas destination. Try as I might to keep them in one place, I'm always missing the one I need when it's time to step out the door. Just as many times I take the wrong power adapter and am left with the equivalent of a square object for a round hole.

Leather card wallet

I wish I had this when I was jet setting around the world. This leather card wallet is a recent acquisition and a god send. I'm probably late to the party on things like this but it's too good not to share. A simple, cheap and effective means of carrying around cards and notes. Not … Continue reading Leather card wallet

All and Sundry Utility Pouch – by Crumpler

My brother in law got this for me a few years ago, and I actually had to look this up and see what it's intended purpose was for. It's listed as a carry pouch for laptop cables and accessories, but I found it excellent for carrying my travel documents and the numerous currencies you tend … Continue reading All and Sundry Utility Pouch – by Crumpler