Due to the recent hurricanes, direct flights to Key West are incredibly cheap right now. Key West is one of my favorite places in the world to hang out and unwind, and if you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, there are some great deals to be found. Despite several of the Keys getting hammered … Continue reading Cheap flights to the Florida Keys!
Month: September 2017
Using travel as an excuse to go shopping
Though I love travel, I hate shopping. Sometimes it's unavoidable, but I'm definitely an in-and-out shopper. I make a list, get what I need, and then poof -- I'm gone. Knowing this about me, Mrs. Lite Adventurer was browsing some magazines laying around her office and sent me a photo of the following blurb from … Continue reading Using travel as an excuse to go shopping
Review: Patagonia Capilene Lightweight T-shirt
I've found a new favorite travel t-shirt, and I'm so excited to be reviewing this as it's been at least 5 years since I've been this happy with a shirt. [Along with today's article, I've also updated my post discussing my favorite travel shirts. You can read it at this link.] Before the review, let … Continue reading Review: Patagonia Capilene Lightweight T-shirt
Review update: Columbia Tuk Mountain Shirt
Happy Monday everyone! I updated my Columbia Tuk Mountain shirt review that was first written back in July. The shirt has developed some problems, and I address these in an addendum at the end of the original post.
Why you should do a Contiki tour at least once in your life
There are a myriad of ways to travel, each with its pros and cons. One of my personal favorite options to get around a destination I have never seen before is to do an organized group tour. If you've never done any traveling with a tour group, you're young, and you like to have a … Continue reading Why you should do a Contiki tour at least once in your life
What’s in my toiletries bag?
Whether one travels for a quick weekend getaway or for a multi-month jaunt around the world, one indispensable part of every traveler's luggage is his collection of toiletries. Like shoes, this is another portion of the travel ensemble that can get quickly out of hand if you're not careful and you start packing a whole … Continue reading What’s in my toiletries bag?
Shirts to avoid when traveling
This post is an extension of my earlier one about shirt recommendations. To briefly summarize what to look for in a good travel shirt: 1) Avoid cotton 2) Spend some money on brand name, high quality polyester. No cheapo discount store garbage. 3) Find a shirt that fits you really well. The specific brand is … Continue reading Shirts to avoid when traveling
The one item you should never travel without
Gather 'round the campfire all. It's time for a story. First, a little background. As far back as I can recall, one key item that I have always taken with me on my travels, regardless of the length of the trip, is a small packet of travel tissues. The tissues aren't for my nose. … Continue reading The one item you should never travel without