Osprey Trailkit, designed for cyclists

We purchased the Osprey Trailkit for an overseas cycling trip. Osprey has a great reputation for making quality bags for adventures so we were excited to see a duffel designed with the cyclist in mind. The Trailkit is a 40 liter duffel/backpack weighing 1.93 lbs and easily fits most carry-on size restrictions. (bag is 22 … Continue reading Osprey Trailkit, designed for cyclists

24 Hours with Tom Bihn

Loving my new daypack, the Tom Bihn Luminary. It's small, 12 L in volume but, with some thought and Bihn's legendary organization system, adapts to most of my everyday activities. This is what I appreciate about the Tom Bihn line - the ability I have to customize the bag to my carry. Accessories are offered … Continue reading 24 Hours with Tom Bihn

Review: The OMG from Lo & Sons

I was thrilled to receive the OMG* as a Christmas gift. I'd been looking for a bag that would fit all my carry-on needs but would be fashionable enough to use as an, albeit large, handbag for day use and the occasional meeting. I chose the OMG because of its interior organization and clean lines. … Continue reading Review: The OMG from Lo & Sons

Istanbul on Food

A highlight of our time in Istanbul was a foodies tour. The evening walking tour, Twilight in Taksim, gave us the opportunity to get to away from the crowds, and mingle with locals enjoying the city after work. And the food... Our days in Istanbul were packed with visits to museums and mosques. All outstanding … Continue reading Istanbul on Food

Travel Gear: An African Safari 2014

What to take for the trip of a lifetime? A trip where you'll be fording the Okavango Delta one day and in one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities the next? And a trip where you're allowed a total of 44 lbs including camera equipment and personal items?? First we chose our duffles. No hard-sided … Continue reading Travel Gear: An African Safari 2014