Getaway Brigade

Sharon wrote a short post a while back about the three things she always forgets to pack. It seems to have been quite useful since she hasn’t forgotten any of the items since! I, on the other hand, have consistently forgot to pack the same three things. So in the hopes of saving my future…

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Pink Flowers in Bloom

Let’s face it: no matter how fun or fulfilling travel may be, it can take a physical toll. On a getaway I often find myself doing more walking and less sleeping than I’m used to, and as a result I end up feeling a little worn down. So how do you recharge yourself, with limited…

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At some point before every getaway, my excitement about going somewhere gets eclipsed by mild panic about what I’m going to wear. The idea of only having a carry-on’s worth of clothes to work with is really daunting. Several years ago I famously freaked out and packed almost all the clothes I owned for a…

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Peasants & Travelers suitcase

Packing is an art. There is no right way to pack. There is only what works. This is a guide to packing the getaway essentials for men. It is not a definitive guide and it is not necessarily a guide only for men. Nonetheless, it is a guide to packing based on my experiences traveling…

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Traveling with Coffee

Coffee. It’s the fuel of imaginations, the power source of innovation, and the drink that greets many of us each morn. For me, it’s the one comfort of home I simply cannot live without when I travel. No matter where I might be in the world, the aroma and taste of a well made cup…

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