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Road trip tips: What you need to know about taking the perfect cross-country road trip

June 30, 2020
Road trips don’t always go smoothly. These 32 road trip tips (gathered from countless trips across Canada and the US) will help you prepare everything for a safe and enjoyable journey! | My Wandering Voyage travel blog #Travel #RoadTrip #Canada #USA

My knuckles were white, tightly wrapped around my steering wheel. My wiper blades were swooshing slower than the rain was beating around my windshield. And the memory of the last gas station more than 200kms behind us seemed like a figment of my imagination. I saw the “kilometres until empty” counter plummet into the single digits. Road trips don’t always go perfectly, but it’s best to know some road trip tips before you head out so you don’t get into crazy situations as I did during a thunderstorm on a highway in Manitoba, running out of gas.

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Gift guide for travel photographers

November 20, 2019
Travel photographers are the easiest group of people to buy a gift for, but there are so many options to choose from! That's why I've put together this handy guide of gifts for travel photographers. #travel #photography #travelphotography #giftguide

Snap. Snap. Snap. If the sound of the shutter is a familiar sound to you when you’re on vacation, then you probably know (or are) a travel photographer. And let me tell you, travel photographers are the easiest group of people to buy a gift for. There are so many gear and accessories options for this hobby; it’ll make your head spin. That’s why I’ve put together this handy guide of gifts for travel photographers.

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Bring this, not that: What to pack for the Galapagos Islands

April 23, 2019
What to pack for the Galapagos Islands. Find out what to bring, what to leave at home, when the best time to visit the Galapagos Islands is, and other tips in this Galapagos packing list. | My Wandering Voyage travel blog #travel #galapagos #galapagosislands #packing list

The Galapagos Islands are one of the most unique, biodiverse areas on the planet. With creatures that you won’t find anywhere else on Earth, volcanic landscapes and waters teeming with life, it’s no wonder that many people have Galapagos Islands on their bucket list. Because it’s so incomparable, it can be hard to figure out what to pack for the Galapagos Islands.

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The ultimate guide to improving your travel photography with a smartphone

April 19, 2019
With the powerful device in your pocket you can take incredible photos of your travels. Here is the ultimate guide to smartphone travel photography. | My Wandering Voyage travel blog #travel #photography #tips #travelphotography #smartphonephotography

Sitting in your pocket or your purse is one of the most powerful pieces of technology to date. That’s right your smartphone. These beasts can take and edit photos as we’ve never seen before, and that’s why smartphones are increasingly replacing heavy cameras when people travel. But to use them to take amazing photos, you’ll need to know the ins and outs of the smartphone as well as photography basics to take your smartphone travel photography to the next level.

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Packing for an Alps road trip

March 20, 2017
Packing for an Alps road trip | My Wandering Voyage travel blog

With packing, I find there is no happy medium. It’s either “Shit I can’t believe I forgot that” or “Why did I bring that”, there’s no middle ground. When I was packing for my Alps road trip, I knew I needed to be strict.

Planning outfits was the easiest way to figure out how much clothing I really needed to bring. Call it what you will (cough – A-type – cough). I know okay. I LOVE planning. Deal with it. I brought the least amount of clothing without feeling dirty, plus I knew most items would be under a coat anyway, so wear something three times in a row was acceptable.

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