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Simple Step-by-Step Guide To Plan Your Next Holiday

I was at a party over the weekend and some friends were expressing interest in visiting South Africa this December. It’s mid-September and they haven’t started planning and they didn’t realize December in-between Christmas and new year is peak season. I was tacitly surprised that they wanted to go on such a big trip (San Francisco to Kruger is far and not cheap!) but hadn’t … Continue reading Simple Step-by-Step Guide To Plan Your Next Holiday

Water Damage is Real: Death of a DSLR

I’m chasing the Earth’s waterfalls so I was ecstatic to visit the mighty Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwe-Zambia border, last year. I underestimated the power of the spray at the falls and made a few mistakes: I didn’t have a water/protective cover for my DSLR I didn’t have a waterproof backpack Didn’t wear waterproof clothes/poncho ….so my camera and I were soaked. I quickly took … Continue reading Water Damage is Real: Death of a DSLR

The 4 Most Important Things I’ve Learned from Traveling Solo

I got my first taste of travel when my parents basically forced me onto a plane to study abroad for a year in Australia. It was my senior year of undergrad, I wanted to spend it with my friends. But fate was on my side because despite my reservations, I went. As soon as I landed, I called my parents and said, “why didn’t you send … Continue reading The 4 Most Important Things I’ve Learned from Traveling Solo