When last we left our intrepid teen adventurer and his anxiety stricken Mother, we had figured out the air travel, passports, talked about getting a temporary international cell plan, and which stalking…er, tracking apps were my favorites. Which brings us to packing. Those who have read this blog for a while know of my past …

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Q: What is a Dopp Kit? A: The Dopp Kit was designed by Jerome Harris in the early 1900’s for his Father-in-Law, Charles Dopplet. The term was later used to describe the shaving kits issued to G.I.’s in the Second World War. It is now a registered trade mark owned by the Samsonite Company. The …

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