Gear For Travel – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

This old piece of hardware was our PC for two full years.

It is really remarkable how quickly technology has completely changed the face of travel.  Our RTW trip lasted nearly two years, 2009-2010.  As we embarked, we invested in some of the best technology to get the job done that was possible.  We thought of ourselves as flashpackers extraordinaire.  That included a brand new netbook, an [...]

I just ran a triathlon


It may have been a short triathlon, taking place in North Miami Beach, but it was the maximum length allowed to be called a sprint and it was a good stepping stone for me in trying out this new sport. The race was the 25.75 North Miami Triathlon and it felt great to get out [...]

Interview with OT Surf – New Bikini’s

Bikinis that stay in place

Christy and Scott of Ordinary Traveler just launched a new women’s bikini line designed to actually STAY ON for any woman who is tired of always fixing her bikini. We’ve pre-ordered a suit and can’t wait to get it for the summer! The line, called OT Surf, is manufactured in the USA and is being [...]

Review: Vibram Five Fingers


If you missed our first post on barefoot running, you might want to check it out before you read this product review! I actually have two different models of the Five Fingers, the Sprint and the Bikila. Both of which I love, but for slightly different reasons. My first pair of Five Fingers was the sprint. [...]