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8 Tips for Travel During Hurricane Season

8 Tips for Travel During Hurricane Season

Some travelers are completely oblivious to hurricane season, while more seasoned travelers can be hyper vigilant to the point of avoiding travel in any area where the weather might mess with their adventure or vacation. Neither is particularly beneficial. You shouldn’t ignore or avoid hurricane season when planning your trip. […]

Venturesafe 45L: The Perfect On-the-Go Bag

Venturesafe 45L: The Perfect On-the-Go Bag

Every day, I leave wherever I may be staying to venture out and photograph all types of nature and commercial projects around the US and the world at large. Trying to find the right bag to carry things is not always easy. Some days it might be 4 cameras and a […]

Pau: Capital of the Pyrenees

Pau: Capital of the Pyrenees

One wouldn’t expect to find streets lined with palm trees in the southwest of France, but that’s exactly what you get when you take a stroll along the Boulevard des Pyrénées in the charming city of Pau. This uniquely adorned walkway is the opening gateway that lends itself to a […]

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8 Camera Accessories You Need On Your Next Trip

8 Camera Accessories You Need On Your Next Trip

A high quality camera is a requirement for any overseas trip. You’ve got to capture the memories! Any good camera needs some accessories to go along with it, so set aside the funds for a few extra tidbits before your next adventure so you can snap the best photos possible. […]

7 Great International Reads

7 Great International Reads

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” –Groucho Marx Groucho got it right. Books have gotten me through many less-than-ideal circumstances long train rides, trapped inside tents during storms (kind of close to inside a dog, I […]

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8 Vaccines You Need Before Traveling

America is a pretty safe place when it comes to infectious diseases—things like polio and measles have been all but wiped out thanks to vaccines. Around the world is a different story. There are still diseases floating around you’d never dream of catching here in the States, so it’s important […]

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RFID and Why You Need to Be Aware Of It

RFID and Why You Need to Be Aware Of It

In the digital age we live in simply losing your wallet isn’t the only threat you have to worry about when traveling overseas. Now, potential crooks can use RFID technology to steal your credit card numbers, and therefore your money, without stealing anything off you at all. You need to […]

Europe’s 7 Most Hipster Neighborhoods

Europe’s 7 Most Hipster Neighborhoods

Do you want to visit the hipster hotspots in Europe? You know you’re in a hipster neighborhood when skinny jeans, man buns and vintage thrift stores overflow the streets. The hipster subculture exists in Europe and is growing in popularity. Enjoy an organic latte in Sweden and purchase a painting […]