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6 Maui Adventures You Shouldn’t Miss

February 9, 2021 2 Comments »

maui adventures

When you think of Hawaii, you probably think of beaches. However there’s much more to Maui than just beaches. In fact, I’m the type of person that rarely ever just sits on a beach, I want to be doing something. There are so many outdoor Maui adventures to have on the island it’s hard to […]

Hiking in the Grand Canyon Where Few People Can Go

January 27, 2021 1 Comment »

hiking in the grand canyon

“I am attaching a document to help you train for your hike into the canyon,” the email said. I was a bit shocked – a training plan? I know I wasn’t supposed to take hiking in the Grand Canyon lightly, but I had never before had a tour operator be so thorough and serious about […]

How to Photograph Paris

January 21, 2021 18 Comments »

How to photograph paris

I’ve been to Paris multiple times, and each time I find new inspiration. It’s one of my favorite cities to photograph, and I know I’m not alone. I’ve developed a few tricks on how to photograph Paris so that I can bring home unique photos of the most photographed Paris sites. Before I share my […]

My 10 Days Rafting in the Grand Canyon

January 13, 2021 3 Comments »

rafting in the grand canyon

“I’m going to play you something,” my rafting guide Mike said to me. It was just the two of us as my other raftmates were in the kayak. Mike, a 40+ year veteran of the Colorado River set down his phone near me in the raft and I heard the familiar sound of Vivaldi’s Four […]

South Africa Silver Linings in times of Covid19

December 2, 2020 2 Comments »

COVID19 silver linings

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from Shelley and Lars. I ‘met’ Shelley when she sent me a message on social media and mentioned that they were stuck in South Africa during the pandemic and ended up having a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I asked her to […]

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