Choosing a travel camera is a little different than just getting a regular camera. On top of brand name and megapixels, you also have to look out for size and weight. The good news is that here in 2019 there is an increasingly vast selection of lightweight, powerful cameras to bring along on your next … Continue reading Choosing the Best Travel Camera
Over the next few days, I will be adding a new section to my blog, titled Photography Tips. These are tips that you can use anywhere, not just on your travels. Having been a casual photographer for most of my life, and having shot for both my high school and I've racked up a lot … Continue reading Coming Soon: Photography Tips!
I've written two posts now that deal in one way or another with travel to "dangerous" countries: A Quick Word on the Perceived Danger of Foreign Countries and Addressing Concerns Regarding Travel to Mexico. I wrote both those posts through the lens of the typical American traveler who has certainly read the headlines, and had … Continue reading Don’t Be Scared, But Be Smart
Chicago is definitely one of my favorite cities on Earth. It has so much to offer, from cool out-of-the-way joints to world-class amenities. I've been here several times, and I find it exciting each and every time. Just to walk the streets is invigorating (just not in Winter!). While this midwestern metropolis of over 2.7 … Continue reading 13 Awesome Things to Do in Chicago
I had to write about Austin: it's my hometown! The capital of Texas has seen phenomenal growth over the past two decades, with a city population now approaching a million. Austin has reinvented itself (for better or for worse), going from a small Southwestern city with a quirky attitude, to a mid-sized city that punches … Continue reading 16 Awesome Things to Do in Austin
New Orleans, a city that really needs no introduction! Founded in 1718 and administered by both French and Spanish governments, this city has weathered tragedies and still shines. While the Crescent City definitely has a reputation for wild parties, there is plenty for both extroverts and introverts to enjoy. Below I've listed a few awesome … Continue reading 14 Awesome Things to Do in New Orleans
“A traveler should be happy, not perfect!” Anonymous Country Count: 5 Mexico City Cathedral Reading Time: 12 minutes This travelogue is an amalgam of two different trips I've taken to this history-drenched metropolis. The first was a solo trip I took in April of 2018; the second was a quick stopover on my way back … Continue reading Mexico City, Part I