Ep 4; Backpack Sasquatch

Roadtrips can be rough on the tummy; how do frequent traveler cope?  Gail and Piper discuss their recent drive and go head to head about backpacks. Its time for #luggagewars

Time Stamped Show Notes:

0:34 – Intro

1:06 – Piper and Gail’s road-trip together

2:16 – “Know where your towel is.”  -Douglas Adams

2:26 – What to have with you on a road trip; especially when traveling with someone like Piper who has a delicate tummy (towels, wetones, and plastic baggies)

2:57 – How to prep for a road trip (bubbles, ginger chews, and child’s Dramamine)

3:47 – The beautiful in appearance and smelling California coast (horsehair, licorice, and redwoods) – especially near Samuel P. Taylor State Park

4:59 – Main Topic -> The Backpack Sasquatch

5:13 – Gail’s “ism” – and why she loathes backpack travelers (she gets “beaned by backpacks”)

6:18 – Piper is a backpack aficionado – and so the feud begins

7:27 – Brand loyalty to -> Tumi backpacks

9:16 – Backpack security; beware the pickpockets in tourist spots and crowded transit places

10:18 – Gail admits to being a recovering backpack user

10:55 – Backpack optimization -> keeping valuables hidden deep within (past the snacks and the emergency wipes)

12:57 – Gadgets!
13:14 -> the backpack Gail actually likes (its collapsible!)
14:44 -> Piper’s preferred ballistic nylon Tumi backpack

16:15 – The Jackie and Laurie Podcast

16:37 – Gail’s exacting standards for baggage selection (color of interior vs interior -> the inside should be light colored, thereby making it easier to your stuffs)

17:26 – Outro and thanks to:
            John Anealio for his song Steampunk Girl


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