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How To Creatively Showcase Your Travel Photos

Breathtaking view of Jackson Hole, Wyoming

A staggering 38 billion traditional prints are produced worldwide, proving that the photography output market shows no signs of slowing down, according to the 2018 State of the Industry report. The combination of people carrying a device that doubles up as a high quality digital camera, and the popularity of social media sites has played … Read More

Returning Home After Traveling

Delsey suitcase in Bangkok

Some people think that the words house and home are interchangeable, however they most certainly are not. A house is merely an impersonal building that people live in, where as a home is a reflection of yourself. Therefore a house doesn’t become a true home until you customize it to represent your life experiences, personal … Read More

Japanese Toilets: Impressive, Futuristic…And Daunting To First-Timers

Instructions on how to use Japanese toilets

There is nothing more gratifying than a top notch toilet. And when it comes to fancy toilets it is fairly common knowledge that Japan leads the pack. Their toilets have features most Westerners have never dreamed of, including background noise to cover any sounds that the user may make, a warm cleansing spray, self-warming seat, … Read More

Walk With Lions in Africa

Walk with lions and lion cubs in Zambia, Africa

Three months travel in Africa created endless ‘great experience’ opportunities and one of the most memorable was a walk – in fact, two walks! After six weeks travelling through Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi I arrived in Zambia with the new addiction of admiring the African wildlife in their natural habitat. And the adrenaline … Read More

Top 10 Travel Tips For Backpacking Vietnam

Colorful lanterns in Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam is slowly but surely emerging as the preferred Southeast Asian destination for backpackers all over the globe. And why not? With so much to offer in terms of exotic street food, long pristine beaches with clear waters, ethnic people and lifestyles, ancient cities and monuments with rich history, breathtaking trekking locations, gorgeous landscapes and … Read More

Trekking Annapurna Conservation Area Guide: What (Not) To Do

Annapurna South, also known as Moditse, as seen from our hotel in Ghorepani

My first experience in Nepal was filled with earthquakes and relief work, so it was not until my third trip to Nepal that I finally got a chance to go trekking Annapurna Conservation Area, something most people do their first trip. Was great to cross another thing off my travel bucket list (because we all … Read More