Use Every Trip to Learn

Use Every Trip to Learn

One of my tips is to take photos of the items you take on vacation. Then, when you return, make notes of which items you used, any items you didn’t use and any things you needed to stop and buy along the way. In July I had the good fortune to go to Whidbey Island […]

Monday Minimalist Tip

Monday Minimalist Tip

Nothing like a trip to remind me of the value of today’s tip, which is to “travel light.” When I leave home, I seek to bring the items I need and leave those behind that I won’t need. So for each trip I take, I like to do these things: Put the city I will […]

Fall Travel Items

Fall Travel Items

Mid October brought a fun 4 day trip with family to Wallowa Lake, in eastern Oregon.  Temperatures were in the 30’s to 60’s with dry skies and no rain expected.  We were mostly in nature without any need to dress up and we stayed in a heated house.  Hiking, hanging out, cooking and being together were […]

What I Took On My 6 Day Trip

What I Took On My 6 Day Trip

I was fortunate to have a fun 6 day trip to Seattle, San Francisco, Monterey and Santa Cruz a couple of weeks ago.  I just wanted to share what I took on the trip as I seek to travel as lightly as possible, while also having what I need. Here’s what I took (with items I […]