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Snowshoeing 101: Why do it, What to Wear, Where to Go

February 23, 2021 No Comments »

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I adore hiking; being outside, pushing myself, enjoying nature, and photographing beautiful views. However, when winter comes around, I’m always a little sad to hang up my hiking boots. Don’t despair fellow hiking lovers, you can still get out on the trails in the winter – all you need are snowshoes and to know what […]

30 Best Gifts for Friends Going Traveling

November 19, 2020 21 Comments »

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2020 has been a very challenging year for travelers and the travel industry. But I’m feeling hopeful with the news of pending vaccines that our travel future is looking up. I can’t wait to hit the road again internationally when it’s safe, and I’m sure I’m not alone. That’s why I updated this list of […]

Must Have Unique Gifts for Travelers from Etsy

November 10, 2020 No Comments »

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Just like my travels that take me to unique places, I also love gifts that are unique. We might not have been able to travel much in 2020, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t dream about travel. At this time of year I normally write articles about travel gear gifts, but this year I’ve […]

Best Camera Bag for Travel: Organized by Travel Style

May 26, 2020 1 Comment »

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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 3 Comments »

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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 […]

Essential Hiking Gear: An Easy-To-Use Guide For Any Hike

November 1, 2019 8 Comments »

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There are many kinds of hiking–day hikes, multi-day hikes, long distance hiking, circuit hiking, pilgrimages, tramping, bushwalking, trekking, and more. I’ve done and enjoyed them all. Over the years, I’ve gotten a lot of practice at packing the perfect hiking gear for the specific hike I’ve got planned. This guide will help you put together […]

My Favorite Travel and Hiking Gear of 2018

November 20, 2018 4 Comments »

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It’s my favorite time of the year – the holiday season! When I was younger I was loco about the holidays, and even though that has subdued as an adult, I still love the smells, sounds, food, family, friends, and love around the holiday season. Each year around this time I write about travel gear […]

Packing for India’s Monsoon Season

September 6, 2018 6 Comments »

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It was as if I had walked into a brick wall. It startled me and I rocked back a couple of steps until I could get my feet underneath me again. The thick wall of heat and humidity that is India in August is real, and it will knock you on your ass. I wondered […]

Ottsworld 2017 Eagle Creek Holiday Giveaway

November 28, 2017 2 Comments »

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THE 2017 HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED Get ready to travel in 2018 with this great gear from Ottsworld and Eagle Creek!  It’s easy to enter the giveaway – however you do need to be a resident of the United States and 18 years old or older to enter. The giveaway is open to enter […]

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