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Anatomy of a Road Trip

We all love a road trip, right? An open road, stretching as far as the eye can see, into a distant vanishing point somewhere on a horizon of jagged peaks captures the imagination of every keen traveller. A winding ocean road or mountain track can tempt even the most die-hard couch potato to climb off the sofa and get behind …

Travel Photography Tips – Being ‘Lucky’

It is often surprising how lucky I have been as a photographer, on so many occasions a special view, scene or incident has unexpectedly jumped out in front of my lens. These strokes of good fortune have provided me with a few decent images over the years. The aim of this article is to provide a few tips which will …

Snap – Don’t ‘star’ in the next adventure travel video

Imagine the scenario; having just taken that first leap of faith, hurling yourself into thin air from a platform only attached to a thick piece of rubber band. The sensation of falling is terrifying but exhilarating, then just as the band begins to slow your descent and the anticipated stopping point is reached there is a horrendous ‘crack’. Instead of …

The ABCs of Travel – Reflections on a Wanderlusting Life

A favourite travel site Landlopers recently posted detailing Matt’s travelling life giving me cause for reflectionon my own wanderlusting. At the end he suggests that I should pull my finger out and do a similar post, a worthy challenge so here it is: A: Age I went on my first international trip: Late to blossom as a traveller not making …

Hostel Life – A survival guide

Hostels are the undisputed first choice of most budget travellers, cheap and usually filled with fellow backpacking aficionados there are few that have not experienced their facilities. I am not a big fan of five star hotels; yes, it is quite possible there is something wrong with me! They are usually quite impersonal as well as the obvious disadvantage that …

Understanding Your Camera – Take Great Images not just Snaps

A traveller’s best friend is often their camera; it provides the means to bring memories back from the trip, enabling sharing with family and friends. Those that write about their travels rely on them even more to add some vibrancy and imagery to the descriptive prose of their articles. Understanding your camera is essential to improve your photography and get …