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Category: Travel tips

Travel Packing Tips for Long-Term Trips

Since so many of you have expressed amazement at how I am able to travel long-term with so little luggage, I thought I’d share some of my travel packing tips. For anyone considering a trip around the world my first advice is to understand that the travel equipment companies like Magellan’s and REI…

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My Secrets for Round the World Travel

So many people have asked me how much my trip will cost that I thought I’d share a little known secret. Star Alliance is a program especially designed for round the world travel. It is an alliance of 18 airlines that includes United. They sell a RTW ticket that is based on the…

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Minor Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OK, I admit it. I think am probably borderline OCD. First, I am an inveterate counter. For instance, I know that there are 19 steps to my second floor apartment because I count them every time I go up or down the stairs. I know the numbers to my credit cards, driver’s license,…

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