Author Archives: Tri

Ultralight Backpacking Checklist

As you begin to put together your ultralight backpacking checklist, there are two categories of gear to consider: essential and nonessential. The former category is often referred to as “The Big Three” or “The Three Heavies”. These are the three largest pieces you will carry with you—one of which, the pack itself, will hold everything […]

10 Incredible Pictures of Fiji

The islands of Fiji have long been the poster child for ultimate serenity and luxury. And rightfully so—it is beautiful with its crystal clear water and decadent villas. Who wouldn’t want to stay at such a place? Well if you haven’t had the chance to go to Fiji yet, you can live vicariously through these […]

Five Reasons To Move To Asia

I officially moved to Asia in January 2011. For the past 2 months I’ve been hauling ass (and my pack) around Thailand, riding buses and trains, walking beaches and writing constantly. Before that, I lived in Phuket, and taught English, ran an Irish bar and freelanced. Before that, I spent 2 months in Bali, where […]