Women’s Photography Gear For The Galápagos Islands

This article is all about women’s photography gear for the Galápagos Islands. It’s meant for women who travel with a DSLR. I spent a lot of time preparing for my trip to the Galápagos Islands, during the December holidays 2019. … Continue reading Women’s Photography Gear For The Galápagos Islands

Packing for Maui or the Big Island of Hawaii When You’re Not Staying in a Hotel or Resort

Why write this article? There are a lot of Hawaii and island-specific packing list articles already on the internet? So why write one more? This is specifically for people staying in a condo with a full kitchen. IMHO, most packing … Continue reading Packing for Maui or the Big Island of Hawaii When You’re Not Staying in a Hotel or Resort

How to Obtain a First Time OCI Card for People Who Were Born in the USA Based on Both Parents’ Birth in India: Step-by-Step Guide

This article is intended to be read before starting the OCI card application. Read this first, then start the application. The process will be less confusing and you won’t end up with delays.  The Indian government has created a system … Continue reading How to Obtain a First Time OCI Card for People Who Were Born in the USA Based on Both Parents’ Birth in India: Step-by-Step Guide

Travel Earbuds for Petite Women or Anyone With REALLY Small Ears

I recently flew on KLM Airlines from San Francisco to Uganda. It was really cool that they offered passengers complimentary headphones. They were the blue ones you see below, with the bubble ears (I don’t know what they’re actually called). … Continue reading Travel Earbuds for Petite Women or Anyone With REALLY Small Ears

Women: Balancing Comfort and Photography Equipment While Traveling; Heavy DSLR Lenses and Mistakes I Made.

I made a pretty big mistake today. I rented an f2.8, 70-200mm lens for my Canon T6s and I literally couldn’t hold it up for more than a few minutes. It is SO heavy…5lb. to be exact. I’m going gorilla … Continue reading Women: Balancing Comfort and Photography Equipment While Traveling; Heavy DSLR Lenses and Mistakes I Made.

Packing Hack: Pre-Packing Your Gear for Gorilla and Chimp Trekking in East Africa

When you’re packing for a big trip like East Africa, there’s your gear, clothing, shoes and toiletries. When you go gorilla or chimp trekking in Uganda, Rwanda or the Democratic Republic of Congo there’s a set of items you’ll need. … Continue reading Packing Hack: Pre-Packing Your Gear for Gorilla and Chimp Trekking in East Africa

Vegetarian and Vegan Traveler’s Survival Secrets

Traveling abroad while vegetarian and/or vegan can be challenging. Awareness of vegetarian and vegan diets is spreading across the globe and there are restaurants ranging from hole-in-the-wall cafes to fine dining that are entirely vegetarian or vegan. But on the … Continue reading Vegetarian and Vegan Traveler’s Survival Secrets