Stumbled across an interesting article, "How to Take a Long Working Vacation" on PC World. While I'd rather slip onto a beach and take a total mental break, sometimes that's just not possible as a consultant. And the idea of intentionally planning to get awhile without turning work off is an option I have often considered. Because so much of my work is online now, this is becoming a more viable option. This article has good tips.
Also led me to:
Iomega storage online
Mobile Computing: Backup Strategies for the Road
Ah, "Space Tourist Plans Working Vacation", not quite my cup of tea, but intriguing....