GoPro Karma vs DJI Mavic

GoPro Karma versus DJI Mavic: Which Drone is Best for Travel?

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Both the GoPro Karma and DJI Mavic Pro offer features and compactness that are guaranteed to appeal to the travel community – specifically travel bloggers and photographers dedicated to providing a wide variety of new and unique content to their audience. But which of these two is the best offering at this early stage? Our handy guide should help you narrow down your decision before plunking down your hard-earned cash.

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Kelty Redwing 44

Kelty Redwing 44 Backpack Review

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The Kelty Redwing 44, the smaller sibling to the popular Redwing 50, has been redesigned in 2016, keeping the most beloved and functional elements, while adding new features that make this backpack an even more powerful force with which to be reckoned. So how does the most recent improvements stack up against the competition?

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Tortuga Backpack Review

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The Tortuga Backpack is easily one of the most popular and recognizable travel packs on the market. It was designed by travelers for travelers. The creators of the bag set out to create the perfect travel backpack. So how perfect is it? Read More

Getting the Shot: Big Ben

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This photo was taken on the Westminster Bridge which crosses the Thames River in London, England. The location is popular for capturing the Palace of Westminster and the famous Elizabeth Tower (also known as the Clock Tower or, more erroneously, Big Ben). Daytime shots from this location require additional creativity, since the passing cars don’t really add to the composition of the image. At night, however, you can capture the light trails from passing double-decker busses which adds movement to the image and creates leading lines, drawing the eye towards the Elizabeth Tower.

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How to Survive Dubai on a Budget

By | Tips, United Arab Emirates | One Comment
Let’s face it, no one expects Dubai to be a cheap city. Everywhere you turn you see over-the-top skyscrapers, exotic cars, high fashion, and glitz and glam. After all, Dubai exists for a single purpose: capitalism. If you’re not careful, the city will drain your wallet faster than an addiction to crack.

Despite its reputation as the Money Mecca of the Middle East, Dubai doesn’t have to be a scary destination for the budget-minded traveler. Here are a few tips to help you survive Dubai on a budget. Read More

The Best Tripod for Travel Photography

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A solid tripod is invaluable for travel photography and can be the difference between moving from snapshots to more professional results. There are thousands of tripod options available on the market. The challenge for travelers is finding a tripod that meets two important criteria: weight – and especially size – and budget. Here are a few favorites that should get started. Read More

Petra Monastery

A Tourist Guide for Visiting Petra

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The ruined city of Petra is one of the marvels of the ancient world. Described by the poet John William Burgon as “the Rose-red City, half as old as time,” Petra is a place that will captivate even the most hardened traveler, and one of those places you will never forget.

Petra should be on every traveler’s bucket list. We’ve prepared this handy visitors guide to help you prepare for your first visit.

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