Packing Theory for an Asian Backpacking Trip Pt. 3

I already mentioned things I was taking along with me to Asia and things I was leaving behind. But at that time I couldn’t have for seen the things that I left behind and would very soon wish I had packed, had I known better. So here it is, the list of things I would add to […]


Packing Theory for an Asian Backpacking Trip Pt. 2

So I went through a few things that made it in my backpack, but some items where not so appealing. Things I’m not bringing: Guidebook (paper copy) – I’ve always taken guidebooks in the past but I’m trying something new this time around and here’s why. There are electronic versions out there along with apps […]


Packing Theory for an Asian Backpacking Trip Pt. 1

I’ll be traveling for some periods with a few friends that are newbs when it comes to backpacking and they’ve asked me about what I’m packing. Now I’ve only been on three “backpacking” trips per se and none of them exceeded 3 weeks (much shorter than this one), so I am by no means an […]

Rinjani Descent

What Stops People from Traveling

When I tell people of my plans, I generally get a similar reaction along the lines of “I’m jealous,” “I hate you,” and “I wish I could just pick up and leave like that.” But the way I see it, anyone could do what I’m doing. I’m not doing anything too out of the ordinary […]