Top 3 Types of Travel Photography

As a travel club that’s proud to call travel photography its favorite core value it makes sense to talk about the 3 types of snapshots we love the most on our adventures. Many photographers and world travelers tend to focus on 1 or 2 of these categories but the best have mastered all 3. People & Culture Taking pictures on your world explorations wouldn’t be complete without capturing the...
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Top 5 Things to do in Phnom Penh

As we get ready for our travel club’s trip to Cambodia next week this article from one of our members is really getting us excited! Researching Cambodia’s history might dissuade the most intrepid of travelers; military coups, Khmer Rouge occupation, Vietnam War, famines are a few of the pockmarks left on this gem in Southeast Asia. Thankfully, the country has shaken off some of its...
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Mekong Floating Market

Our photography travel club is heading off to Cambodia & Vietnam next week and one of our members shared an awesome story about his experience at the Mekong Floating Markets: The sun rises in a cloud haze over the wide Mekong. Its brown water moves swiftly sending branches and clusters of white water lilies with it. Not a minute of this early morning is spent ‘waking up’ – the river...
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Want the Most Relaxing Vacation?

A member of our travel club shares her relaxing experience vacationing in the Virgin Island of St. John: One of the most relaxing vacations I’ve ever had was in St. John in the Virgin Islands.  The weather is beautiful all year round—85 degrees on average and when it rains it pours for a short time then turns sunny again! The best way to get around the island is by renting a jeep. You’ll...
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Make Travel a Priority in Your Life

I love to travel; it is something I have done since I was a child. I remember getting on the plane when I was little and going to Kentucky to spend the summers there. The days when our Aunt and Uncle drove us back to Texas each time are some of my fondest. Those days gave me itchy feet, periodically I feel like I have to be somewhere other than my home. Even if its just a quick road trip to...
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3 Tips for Amateur Photographers While Traveling

I am a self-professed Shutterbug, a long-standing joke in my family that I always had a camera pointed at someone or something. My sister joked that I had my nephew’s entire first year on film and could create a flipbook of it. All right, maybe they aren’t actually joking but using sarcasm to voice my clear love of photos and cameras. Whether you use a point and shoot or a DSLR there are...
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Backpacking 101

If you’re planning or thinking about planning your first backpacking trip, there are a few things you need to think about: 1. Budget The first and foremost is to determine what your budget will be for the trip and how long you want to travel. You need to make sure to have enough money to complete your trip if you’re not planning on working while you travel. Make sure to plan for...
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An Adventure Trip to the Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies did not disappoint when our photography travel club went there in July of 2011. We take our members all over the world in search of culture, adventure, and great photography. The Canadian Rockies is known as one of the most beautiful places in the world. Club organizer Steve Juba concurs. “As we explored the Rockies of Banff and Jasper it was amazing to see the vast arrays...
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Stonehenge: Worth the Trip?

Stonehenge is one of Britain’s (the world’s) most well-known icons, and is probably the one we know the least about. This prehistoric monument has had countless theories about how it was built, why it was built and when.  And the answers? Well, nobody really knows. On my quest to discover more about my own country, Great Britain, this place clearly had to be on the list. But...
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