What’s in my toiletries bag?

Whether one travels for a quick weekend getaway or for a multi-month jaunt around the world, one indispensable part of every traveler’s luggage is his collection of toiletries.  Like shoes, this is another portion of the travel ensemble that can get quickly out of hand […]

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Shirts to avoid when traveling

  This post is an extension of my earlier one about shirt recommendations. To briefly summarize what to look for in a good travel shirt: 1)  Avoid cotton 2)  Spend some money on brand name, high quality polyester.  No cheapo discount store garbage. 3) Find […]

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Great American Eclipse 2017

Just a quick post today from our day in Cleveland, Tennessee.  We got lucky with clear skies, minimal traffic, and a great view of an extremely interesting phenomenon.  About halfway into totality, a large flock of birds started freaking out and flew overhead (they’re the […]

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Off to see the eclipse!

  Mrs. Lite Adventurer and I will be heading to the town of Cleveland, Tennessee this evening and staying the night for an opportunity to see the total solar eclipse on Monday.  Until just 2 weeks ago, I had no clue how rare these events […]

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The best travel bag

What’s the best travel bag?  Easy answer:  there is no best travel bag. Get any backpack that’s small and comfortable on your shoulders. That’s it.  Other than that, the bag is irrelevant.  I’ve traveled with everything ranging from a nice, top of the line well-constructed […]

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