If you’re able-bodied and on a budget, there’s nothing much good about checking your luggage–which is why I try to avoid it. Over time I have found that checking luggage is a big drag financially, physically, and on travel time. … More Never Check Your Luggage Again: Here’s Why (Part 1)
Mother Nature isn’t making any fans this year, especially among the hiking crowd. Our outdoor training for Machu Picchu has suffered immensely as a result of her assault. Ideal winter conditions for hiking have been on short supply. It’s been bitterly cold, with dangerous wind chills. I’ve lost count of the number of days I’ve … More Training for Machu Picchu: The Home Stretch
By now you’re probably wondering what’s behind all this Rollerbag Goddess nonsense. Here goes.I am, at heart, a nomad. But I have never been a backpacker. Photo by rando on the Top of the Rock. I didn’t take the opportunity to backpack when I was in my 20s; I was too bent on making a … More What is a Rollerbag Goddess?