How My Tech & Photography Have Changed Over 13 Years of Travel!

I’ve been travelling a lot longer than 13 years.  Technically I’ve been documenting my travels for almost all of my life, but the biggest changes have been within the last 10 to 13 years or so!  Sometimes I look back on trips and think ‘man if I had THIS gadget for that trip, imagine the shots I would have got!!’.  This post is taking a look at how my travel tech has changed over the years and the quality of the end results!

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Hiking Garden Of The Gods in Colorado USA

The Garden of the Gods, a registered National Natural Landmark, is located in Colorado Springs CO and is completely free to visit.  Set at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the main draw of the park is to marvel at the red sandstone rock formations scattered throughout.  There are 17 different formations altogether and many different hiking trails totalling 21 miles.  The Visitor Centre is a good place to start, you can pick up a free map which is helpful as there isn’t a huge amount of signage out on the trails.

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15 Things To Add To Your Iowa Bucket List!

I didn’t really know too much about Iowa before moving here.  As a British person it’s not exactly a destination that gets any marketing in the UK.  So of course I went into research mode.  Hunting out cool things to do, roadside attractions and places that should be on an Iowa bucket list!

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My Hair Loss Journey: 1 Year On

Almost 1 year ago to the day, my hair started falling out.  Now some of you that have been around for a while, will know that I’ve not coped well with being an expat and then my body decided it wanted to make sure that I knew that too.  In this post I’ll be talking about why my hair fell out, how it affected me mentally, the ways I tried to cope with my hair loss, how long my hair was falling out for and how I tried to help assist with its regrowth.

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Kalahari vs Wilderness: Best Indoor Water Parks In Wisconsin Dells

When planning my trips to the Wisconsin Dells, visiting indoor water parks were a ‘must do’ on our list.  Travelling as just adults with no kids, it was important for us to find a water park with enough thrill slides to keep us entertained.  We didn’t want to have little kid slides, we wanted big ones that get the adrenaline going!  On our first trip, we went to The Wilderness and on our most recent one, the Kalahari!  Here’s what I thought of the 2 parks!

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A Brit Trying To Understand American Football: Soccer vs Football

American Football is the most popular sport in the USA…and I don’t understand it.  Not in the sense of how can people like watching football, but more of trying to follow the game play.  I get completely lost!  I was recently invited to Ames, Iowa to watch the Iowa State Cyclones play the Texas Longhorns.  It was my first college football game and even with help from the people around me, I still walked away a little clueless!  So here are some lighthearted observations from a British person trying to understand American Football for the first time!

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Life Less Ordinary: What3Words Location Bracelets

Once again I have partnered with the ethical jewellery company, Life Less Ordinary!  Back in the summer I reviewed their Fernweh coordinates bracelets and now I’m back with another one of their products, the What3Words location bracelet!  It’s been fun to watch their growth, when I received the first bracelet, their website wasn’t even live and now they offer even more products!  Keep reading for another Life Less Ordinary GIVEAWAY!

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