Traveling as much as I have, I’ve found ways to minimize the normal crap we all endure on the road. Some lessons I’ve learned from colleagues, then tweaked for my own purposes, others I figured out on my own (much of it the hard way). Hopefully, these tips will help make your travels easier so you can avoid the hard way.
On another front, depending on what activities I indulge in, I can end up lugging a lot of gear when I travel. But there are a finite number of core items I use the most. In my Travel Gear section below, I focus on these key products.