Before Leaving

Choosing a Backpack

If you are here reading this you are going to leave any and all things tourist behind you and start being a traveler from here on out.  First things first, throw that God forsaken wheelie luggage to the curb, because there is nothing that screams tourist more than a giant brick on wheels bulging at the zippers.  Now you need a piece of luggage to replace it, one which is going to travel as hard as you do.  I refer to of course the backpack; they are comfortable, versatile, and rugged pieces of equipment that will give you years of use through the most strenuous conditions.  More…

Packing for Inter-City Adventure

There are a number of different things which must be taken into account when planning for an Inter-City Aventure: length of the trip, mode of transport, activities planned, climate of destination, etc.  Some important equipment considerations covered in this article are clothing, footwear, luggage, and gear.You may also find yourself running to a train with all of your luggage and would you be able to do that with the backpack you packed?  More…