Hammockery #1; Hanging out with the Wrong People?
This is an introduction to a new series of articles here on LessBaggage. The basic idea is to challenge what people think can be done in a Hammock. I sleep … Continue reading
Grand Tour #45; The Art of Travel
The Art of Belfast. It is there. You can find it if you look. When we travel we go to markets. We go to all sorts of markets. Lots of … Continue reading
Grand Tour 2015 #16; The Dirty Dozen Travel Tips for families on Vietnam Sleeper Buses.
There is a first time for everything and if you’re thinking it’s the first time for a sleeper bus experience in Vietnam it doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Here’re … Continue reading
Road Schooling #1; Bad Day at School
Some things are hard. Teaching is hard. I think being a good teacher is one of the most difficult and one of the most valuable jobs there is. I couldn’t … Continue reading
Grand Tour 2015; Planning, Planning.
It’s a week to go. We head off on a 5-6 month Asian & European adventure. Dominique, the kids & I. Packing has started. Thinking about packing has been a … Continue reading
Travel Resource # 1; Paperback Carrier? Has Tripadvisor killed the Guidebook?
In this age of electronic everything and Books on iPads and smartphones I still prefer a guidebook when such a thing is justified. They are big and heavy and end … Continue reading
Free Thing of the day #2; www.topomap.co.nz
You have got to love good free stuff. I often wonder how publishing maps can be a money making exercise. I mean how many of these topographic maps would have … Continue reading