The best lightweight, packable travel sandals – a comparison

Teva Toachi 2 sandal

We’re travelling to India in a couple of months, so we’ve been figuring out what we need to pack. Sandals have been one of the major considerations. They’ve also taken us the longest time to make a decision on (apart from the backpack).

I’m going to be wearing them the whole time, so they need to be right. And for future-proofing, they need to be light enough not to notice them in my bag.

Being the lightweight geek and spreadsheet lover that I am, I began my search.

A house sitting adventure – Derbyshire to Ayrshire

A beautiful small holding, large driveway and a valley beyond

It’s the last day of March. I sit in the upstairs lounge as wind and snow whips around the house. I say house – but who has a full-size sauna in their house?

I wrote my last post from Derby, noting our upcoming adventure to Scotland. Now we’re here, and a few of you have been asking how we’re getting on. So here it is; a wee insight into our fleeting Scottish fling.

Firstly, let me give you a brief summary of our journey from Breaston to Darvel…

Can you live without a car?

A Ford Fusion parked on a sunny road

It’s simple really—shedding things—I just had no idea we’d go this far…

Faced with the difficulty of providing a fixed address, our nomadic lifestyle forced us to evaluate owning a car. We sold it and now travel by foot, bike, train, and bus.

Is this something you’d consider?