My Everyday Carry
Mechanic in Bangalore, India
Over the years I’ve tried to streamline everything I have. Try to cut costs on the crap and spend on what will last. I try to follow the same principle for travelling. Just the basics, and possibly a little more for luxury,
Long distance Motorcycling trips have taught me to be well prepared and to travel as light as possible.
Here is the stuff that is invariably always with me.
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I know you didn't print this post out to read it, so I'm going to safely assume you're reading this on a screen. Probably the same screen you stare at hours on end, day in and day out, whether it's at work or just passing time on your phone. I know, it's fun to scroll through photos of people's gear, do a little online shopping, and escape from the grind of the 9 to 5 sometimes. But if that's your idea of taking a break from it all, you can do better. Maybe it's time to unplug. For real.
Here's a suggestion: join us in celebrating National Day of Adventure on October 14th. It's a day meant to give you a chance to log off, step away from your desk, head outdoors, and enjoy the moment. Now, I'm not saying to play hooky (but I'm not not saying it, if you get my drift) — even the tiniest departure from the norm is a step in the right direction towards a more adventurous life. If you can swing it, take a sick day! It'll be fun.
NDOA is a joint effort by our friends at Victorinox and their many partners, including Men's Journal, REI, the National Park Foundation, and more. That includes us and you too, as a member of the Everyday Carry community!