2017: A Year in Photography

2017 was an odd year for me. It was the least amount I have traveled since I started traveling full time in 2007. I “only” stepped foot in 14 countries this year. I did make the most of it as I visited 27 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites this year (plus 1 that was added …

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Global Travel Conspiracy 47 – Stefan Krasowski on Traveling the World With Miles and More

This week I’m joined by renowned world traveler, Stefan Krasowski of Rapid Travel Chai and Frequent Traveler University, who just returned from Christmas Island, timing his trip with the annual red crab migration. The red crabs cover the beaches to lay their eggs at a specific time of year so it’s no small feat to …

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Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 46 – Q&A Volume 3

For this episode of the Global Travel Conspiracy, I answer your question about his new additions to gear, upgrading camera gear, 3 important lessons about self-taught photography, purposeful practice, gear to carry, mirrorless cameras, what is best camera to carry, stock photography, renting gear for trip, smartphone photography tips (including nighttime photography tips), and watermarking …

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The Bizarre Bone Chapels of Portugal

The first of Portugal’s many Capelas dos Ossos that I visited was in Faro, the capital of the Algarve region. This southernmost slice of the country is best known for its sunny beaches and lively nightlife. Finding out there was a chapel decorated with human bones just a short drive from the sun-loungers and karaoke …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 230

Jen Leo and Chris Christensen and myself are joined by this week’s guests Marilyn and Matt from Words with Winos about teaching English as a Foreign Language, with a special appearance by Jen’s daughter Cora talking about her first travel writing assignment. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: Computer Glitch Gives All AA Pilots …

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December 2017 Desktop Wallpaper

This month’s image is of the Seven Color Hill in Purmamarca, Argentina. 1920×1200 | 1920×1080 | 1600×1200 | 1680×1050 | 1600×900 1440×900 | 1280×1024 | 1280×800 | 1024×768 iPad | iPhone 6/7/8 | iPhone 6/7/8 Plus | iPhone X 2560×1600 (MacBook Retina 13″) | 2880×1800 (MacBook Retina 15″) | 5k iMac