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Best Camera Bag for Travel: Organized by Travel Style

May 26, 2020 No Comments »

best camera bag for travel

I’ve been traveling with a camera for a long time now, my cameras have changed, my camera bags have changed, and my needs have changed. However, after a decade of doing travel photography, I have found a few camera bags for travel that I love and use over and over again. History of Camera Bags […]

Compression Socks for Travel: What, Why, and How

May 12, 2020 2 Comments »

compression socks for travel

2018 was the year travel nearly killed me. No, it wasn’t a close call driving in a foreign country which is how I always assumed I would get hurt traveling. Instead it was my long-distance flight from the US to India that nearly killed me. No, it wasn’t turbulence, terrorism, or mechanical failure. It was […]

Things to do in Scottsdale for Any Art-Lover

April 21, 2020 No Comments »

Things to do in Scottsdale

Scottsdale Arizona is one of those cities that has lots of things to do for every type of person. But one thing it’s particularly exceptional in is art. There’s public art walks, museums and galleries galore, and even the restaurants are creative! Here is a list of things to do in Scottsdale for an art-lover, […]

Training for Hiking Long Distances

March 23, 2020 No Comments »

training for hiking

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from a fellow hiker, Becki Rupp. I met her in Denver at the Travel and Adventure show. Not only is she a travel lover, she’s also a trainer focusing on health coaching for active experiences. I asked if she […]

Unique Things To Do in Connemara Ireland

March 18, 2020 15 Comments »

things to do in Connemara Ireland

Amanda adjusted the bike seat and explained the gears on the electric bike. As I got ready to peddle off out of Clifden in Connemara, she looked ahead at the dark clouds and asked, “Do you have rain paints?” “No…not really,” I replied looking at my water-resistant pants knowing darn well that resistant and waterproof […]

Desert Adventures in Scottsdale

March 10, 2020 1 Comment »

desert adventures scottsdale

I’ve been in deserts all over the world, however it’s a landscape that is foreign to me. I grew up in the Midwest and never really thought I’d actually see a desert – it was as far off as the ocean was to me as a kid! As an adult I’ve come to learn that […]

Hiking Banaue to Batad Rice Terraces

March 5, 2020 6 Comments »

I had been hearing about the amazing beaches in the Philippines for years now, so I always had it on my list as a ‘must see’. I had the perfect opportunity to travel to the Philippines for my niece’s softball tournament so I thought this would be my chance to finally experience the Philippine beach […]

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