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Technology Gear Preparation

Coming from a techy background, I’ve probably done more than my fair share of technology gear prep for this trip, so I’ll share the choices and strategies in this post. You can think of it as a deep dive into the tech gear of my RTW packing list covering:

Laptop
Camera
Phone
External Hard Drive
Power
NAS (Network Access Storage)

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The Ups & Downs of Planning

49 days till I depart and still plenty to do. I should enjoy this bit, with Project Management being part of my job role before embarking on travelling, I would have thought it would be plain sailing. I found that eagerness can turn into stress if you’re not careful.

So where’s my planning at right now? Best way is to share a screen shot of Asana. Asana was introduced to me my friend Doug fairly recently – it’s awesome. A free and simple (very important) task management tool. I’ll leave the full description to the site, but for me I wanted something that was (a) simple to use, (b) i could update on the move via phone, (c) wouldn’t snowball into a management nightmare.

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