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Old 03-20-2008, 06:45 AM
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Default Off to the Land of the Rising Sun for a Vacation...Geek Style!

Tomorrow, I’m off to Japan for two weeks for a real, business-free vacation with Ashley (I'll be back in action on April 7th). It’s going to be awesome! I tend not to get excited about vacations until right before they happen, so I’m just starting to get excited. I’m all geeked up, bringing:

  • …the XPS M1330 laptop for photo and video processing (gotta’ have some grunt for processing those raw files)
  • …the Fujitsu P7010D for watching movies on
  • …my Proporta battery for keeping the Fujitsu lasting that 11 hour flight
  • …the Nikon D300 + four lenses (including my new ultra-sharp 24-70 f/2.8) + 32 GB CF card + 3 x 8 GB CF cards
  • …the Canon SD 850 IS (with 8 GB microSD) for snapping casual pics and for videos (damn I wish it did HD videos - I don’t want to bring my Canon HV20)
  • …two Zunes 8’s (one for the wife, one for me)
  • …one pair of Ultimate Ears super.fi 5 EB’s
  • …a TomTom GPS (without maps, just for finding our way back to our starting point GPS coordinates - was going to bring the HP iPAQ GPS, but it crashed and that didn’t make me feel very confident)
  • …iGo Juice with several adaptors, PPC Techs Lil Sync Cable, Lil Sync Mobile USB Power Pack for charging everything
  • My T-Mobile Dash, not to use as a phone, but to look up our travel schedule
  • …a few assorted adaptors and cables
Quick, I don’t leave until tomorrow AM - did I miss anything? ;-)
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Old 03-20-2008, 07:03 AM
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Quick, I donít leave until tomorrow AM - did I miss anything? ;-)
Passports?

Have a great time!
 
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Old 03-20-2008, 07:05 AM
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You're missing your Nintendo DS for mobile game playing

Have a great time! I won't throw any parties while you're gone!
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Old 03-20-2008, 07:36 AM
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Have fun! Eat lots of pocky!
 
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Old 03-20-2008, 07:55 AM
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I'm going to disagree with your lenses. Are you going for a holiday or a photoshoot?

My personal belief is if it's a holiday where you want to experience the place it's best to travel light, not just with the camera, but with the mind. Trying to take good photos tends to take up a lot of brain activity...
 
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Old 03-20-2008, 07:55 AM
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Have fun! Eat lots of pocky!
Mmm, Pocky. That's something I haven't had for years. :P
 
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Old 03-20-2008, 08:25 AM
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A UMTS smartphone? When my girlfriend was in Tokio last year, I gave her my HTC MTeOR and it worked perfect. :-)

Anyway, have fun and enjoy!
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Old 03-20-2008, 08:54 AM
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Mmm, Pocky. That's something I haven't had for years. :P
I have it all the time!
 
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Old 03-20-2008, 11:21 AM
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Wow you're travelling heavy! This coming from a hardware geek too.
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Old 03-20-2008, 12:37 PM
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Wink Nice gadgets!

I would almost suggest traveling lighter and buying cool gadgets in Japan that aren't otherwise available here {wink}.

Have a great trip!

Oh.... Will you be attending the Boston Red Sox season opener?
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