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    Travel Photography

    UNDERSTANDING ISO: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW [GET OFF AUTO MODE SERIES]

    Once you’ve made the decision to get off auto mode and start shooting in manual mode (or any other more advanced mode), it becomes evident pretty quickly that understanding ISO is a major component to getting perfect exposure. So how exactly do you do that? Well, let’s take a deep dive into ISO in photography, what it does, and everything that it controls! This post is a part of the Get Off Auto Mode series! Check out the rest of the posts in the series here: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SHOOTING IN MANUAL MODE WHAT IS EXPOSURE? EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW UNDERSTANDING APERTURE: WHAT YOU NEED TO…

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    North America Travel

    16 Incredible US National Parks Pictures

    Deep canyons, towering mountains, impossible-seeming arches, and more… these US National Parks pictures are going to blow your mind! This past week was National Parks Week – one of my favorite celebratory weeks out there! Although we’re all stuck at home right now, that doesn’t mean that we can’t do a bit of armchair traveling to #FindYourVirtualPark, so that’s exactly what I wanted to do with this post! I reached out to a few fellow travel bloggers to compile some of the most incredibly national parks pictures from around the US. Here they are! Arches National Park By James Ian of Travel Collecting Double O Arch is at the farthest…

  • Other

    5 Thoughts of a Traveler in Quarantine

    It’s been 42 days since I officially went into quarantine. After flying home to the United States at the beginning of my spring break, I was handed a piece of paper instructing me to self-isolate for the next 14 days. I was allowed to see the other people in the house, but other than that – nothing. No leaving the house, no seeing other people. It was the first clue I had that I probably wasn’t going to be going back to school in two weeks. To no one’s surprise, a few days later the university sent out an email announcing that we would be moving to online classes after…

  • Featured,  Other

    15 Online Cooking Classes That Let You Travel the World Through Food

    By far one of my most favorite things to do when traveling is take a cooking class. Whether it’s paella in Valencia, pasta in Rome, waffles in Brussels, or Nasi Goreng in Bali, learning how to cook local dishes from local chefs is one of the most valuable experiences you can have. Not only do you get to spend a few hours with a local and bring a recipe home, but you get a delicious meal at the end of it all! Now that we’re all stuck at home, there are actually a BUNCH of cooking classes that have moved online–meaning that you can still travel the world with your…

  • Tune into this episode of the Girls Go Abroad podcast for a killer interview with Gloria Atanmo of The Blog Abroad and @glographics!
    Girls Go Abroad,  Solo Female Travel

    Seeing the World & Spreading Joy with Gloria Atanmo [Girls Go Abroad Episode 009]

    This week on the Girls Go Abroad podcast we’re talking to Gloria Atanmo from The Blog Abroad and @glographics all about how she got started with travel and her best solo female travel tips! Gloria Atanmo is an online educator and content creator in the travel space, starting her career as a blogger through witty, reflective, and informative storytelling. After venturing to over 80 countries across 6 continents and working with brands along the way, she’s landed features in Forbes, Oprah Magazine, Conde Nast, Essence, Buzzfeed, and more. She’s authored a book, spoken on many stages, led retreats around the world, and now focuses on helping female entrepreneurs make a…

  • Travel Photography

    UNDERSTANDING Shutter Speed: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW [GET OFF AUTO MODE SERIES]

    Once you’ve made the decision to get off auto mode and start shooting in manual mode (or any other more advanced mode), it becomes evident pretty quickly that understanding shutter speed is a major component to getting perfect exposure. So how exactly do you do that? Well, let’s take a deep dive into shutter speed in photography, what it does, and everything that it controls! This post is a part of the Get Off Auto Mode series! Check out the rest of the posts in the series here: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SHOOTING IN MANUAL MODE WHAT IS EXPOSURE? EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW UNDERSTANDING APERTURE: WHAT YOU…