This article originally appeared at Veritrope.com
Almost as soon as I startedplanning our trip around the world, my pleasant day-dreams were disrupted by a recurring image: It was a vision of me lugging my laptop for weeks on end like some sort of modern-day Sisyphus.
I’m a writer and a consultant… and I didn’t want to have to stop my work just because I was traveling for an extended period of time. In fact, being able to work while away was a key part of my travel plans — you know… the part of the plan that helped me pay for the trip.
So, I had basically resigned myself to carrying a laptop when *it* was announced.