If you have been following our blog, you know that I am a big proponent of doing the proper planning before you travel so that you get the best shots when you are there. It is a huge piece of my travel photography workflow. Sure, you’ll probably get some great shots if you just wing it, but you are likely to miss as many great shots as you get.
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How to Survive a Long Flight
Over the years, I have come to understand that enjoying long flights and learning to cope with long flights are two completely different things. We can learn to make long flights more tolerable without actually enjoying them. That’s where this article comes in. I am going to fill you in on some of the most important tips and tricks we have learned over the years for surviving those really long and painful flights. If you follow these tips, you can make your next long flight much less unpleasant.
The Essential Carry-On Checklist
When traveling, it is important to have your carry-on bag organized so that you have what you need to make it thru a long flight. To help you make sure you aren’t forgetting anything important, we’ve put together this list that you can use.
Carrick-a-Rede Bridge Visitor Guide
Located on the north coast of Northern Ireland, the Carrick-a-Rede Bridge is a hidden treasure. Stretching roughly 66 feet, and nearly 100 feet above the jagged rocks below, the bridge connects the mainland with the tiny island of Carrickarede. It’s a beautiful, yet harrowing, bridge in an absolutely stunning landscape.
Ten Tips to Survive Hotels and Hostels with No Air Conditioning
We all agree that hot, sticky nights are lousy, but finding some relief isn’t beyond hope. You don’t need to surrender to the heat and accept another sleepless night. We have compiled a list of ten ways in which you can survive a night in a hotel or hostel that has no air conditioning. Hopefully one or more of these suggestions will help you out the next time you need it.
Friday Sound-Off: Is Slum Tourism a Good or Bad Thing?
It is a major tourism draw that brings in over a million tourists a year. Mumbai, New Delhi, LA, Detroit, Copenhagen, and Berlin are all seeing tourists flock to their city to participate. They aren’t visiting to see world class museums, or theme parks, or historical sites. These tourists are flocking to these cities to visit the slums.
The Ultimate Bastogne Visitor Guide for Travelers Who Love to Explore History
Come with us as we tour some of the American war memorials in Bastogne, Belgium. Bastogne was the site of a major military engagement between US and German forces during WWII, in what has become known as the Battle of the Bulge.
Top 15 Books for Adventurers and Explorers
Are you looking for a great book to inspire your next trip? Well, then look no further. We have compiled a list of our favorite books about adventure and exploration. If these books don’t inspire you to start exploring this world, then nothing will.
The Best Travel Accessories for 2018
Is everyone ready to get their James Bond on? Seriously though, who doesn’t like really cool gadgets? If you are like us, you love any gadget or device that makes traveling easier. For that reason, we have compiled a list of our top 10 travel accessories for 2018.
Friday Sound-Off: What are the Best and Worst Airports in the United States?
We have all been there before. Your flight has been delayed, or even cancelled, and you are stuck in a lousy airport for hours-upon-hours. It’s a horrible experience. On the flip side, we all have airports that we genuinely enjoy. I wouldn’t go so far as to say that we would like to use our free time to hang around at them, but these airports go above-and-beyond to make the experience for travelers less stressful.