Travelers on the Rick Steve’s forums share tips and tricks for preventing and treating blisters – including, of course, duct tape.
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The BoobyPack is essentially a sports bra with built-in pockets to store valuables like money, credit cards, a phone, a passport, etc.
This thread is a great read not only for first-time travelers, but for anyone who travels. No matter how experienced a traveler you are, you are almost certain to learn something new that will help you on your next trip.
Some meticulously plan their travels, including their hotel reservations, while others prefer a more spontaneous approach. As is made clear in this discussion, there are pros and cons to each approach.
Kathy, over on the Rick Steve’s forums, recently heard tale that authorities at the most famous of Roman amphitheaters – the Colosseum in Rome – were turning away anyone carrying backpacks, daypacks, or even large purses.
This is a great thread to bookmark and open up on those tough days at work or on the road. A quick read and you’ll not only remember why you suffer through the tough days, but also get your juices flowing to work on planning that next big trip.
This discussion is essentially a syllabus for a self-guided Massive Open Online Course for any traveler who might be interested in learning more about the “Rhetoric of War and Remembrance”.
Raise your hand if you have ever been the victim of a pickpocket or mugger when on a trip. Unless you are currently on your trip and in a public space – then keep your hand safely over the flap of your bag and just nod in agreement.
Might the airlines’ insistence on shoving more and more people into a tube, combined with lengthy pre-departure arrival requirements and ever-increasing security annoyances be an opportunity for rail carriers? In the future, will travelers use airlines predominantly for travel over large bodies of water, but revert to trains to cross land?
Here on ThreadTripping we don’t shy away from frank discussions about mental illnesses that afflict frequent travelers. From Post Trip Depression (PTD) to Post Redemption Anxiety (PRA) we have covered the gamut – from “P” to “P”. Today we draw your attention to another condition that affects travelers – Packer’s Panic Disorder.