I am not a big shopper but I do like discovering neat, funky places that are known for art, fashion, and lifestyle. Some call them concept stores and some might call what they carry toys or gadgets, but it’s much more than that. Consider the items in concept stores Colette and Merci more like trendy purchases where design is “King” (or “Queen”). Continue reading →
When I was recently in the French Alps, hiking I might add, my friend Erin replied to my email, “Stop emailing and keep your eyes on the path!” I had sent her this picture stating, “If you never hear from me again well….”. Continue reading →
I love gadgets, particularly for travelling. Why? To make my journey more enjoyable! Here are some gadgets I love to take on my trips to France (and elsewhere): Continue reading →
For my last trip to Europe, I brought my iPad and keyboard. I regretted this throughout most of the trip. It was incredibly frustrating and limiting. Read my updated post to understand why.
[This post has been updated as I have recently sold ALL my Canon DSLR equipment. Why? Read on]
I loved (and still love) my Canon Rebel XSi DSLR camera. I say loved because I recently sold the camera and every single accessory associated with it. It was just too heavy. Picture this in my knapsack:
- Canon DSLR with 18-55mm lens
- Canon 18-200mm telephoto zoom lens
- Canon 10-22mm wide angle lens
- Extra batteries, filters, lens hood, etc.
What You Need To Know
I can spend hours researching for my next trip and get great satisfaction hunting down the best deal or learning something new about a destination I am considering travelling to about some travel gadget or accessory that will make my life easier or more comfortable. In my “travels” I have also learned some interesting things that most people haven’t tried or don’t know about. In this week’s post I’ve got some helpful insights into luggage (using carry-on and not using packing cubes) and locks that you might not know about. Continue reading →