Carry-on Luggage Options

The most popular type of carry-on luggage is probably the rolling suitcase. Rolling suitcases have many advantages-they are easy to transport through an airport, and they are easy to pack because they are usually semi-rigid, which gives them a nice square space in which to pack things like folded clothes. On the other hand they … Continue reading Carry-on Luggage Options

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Destination: Lansing, Michigan, USA

Today's post is about my hometown of Lansing, Michigan.  Lansing is a medium-sized city located in mid-Michigan and is also the capital of that state.  It was once one of the centers of the automotive industry; current major industries include manufacturing, education, and of course government. When people ask me what to visit in Lansing … Continue reading Destination: Lansing, Michigan, USA

Why the Kelty Redwing is a better travel backpack than the Osprey Kestrel.

Today's post is about travel backpacks.  I've actually had two over the years: first, an Osprey Kestrel 38, which I probably used for about 5 years before selling it in order to buy the Kelty Redwing 44, which I have been using for about 2 years.  Osprey backpacks are well known and highly regarded, but … Continue reading Why the Kelty Redwing is a better travel backpack than the Osprey Kestrel.