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These travelers do a lot of work for you so you can just make choices and enjoy your trip? MYWINERADIO prefers California Wine Country but some of our listeners like to take to the air now and then!

  • Celebrating 10 Years of Blogging!
    by Laurence Norah on May 23, 2020 at 8:37 AM

    Wow! I’ve been running this blog for 10 years. That makes this the longest job I’ve ever had! I certainly had no idea when sitting in a hostel in Australia, searching for what to call it, that it would take me on such an incredible journey. Let’s rewind to that point, and see how I…

  • Monitor Calibration: How to Calibrate A Monitor for Accurate Colors
    by Laurence Norah on May 18, 2020 at 5:40 PM

    Monitor calibration is an important task for photographers. A properly calibrated monitor will accurately show you the colors in your images, so when you share or print them, you have done everything you can to ensure the final photo is seen as you intended. However it is a task that many people don’t do, or…

  • Alien Landscapes in Australia
    by Laurence Norah on May 13, 2020 at 8:55 AM

    If you’re hankering to get off-planet and explore alien landscapes, your options for getting into space as a tourist are kind of limited and expensive right now. Plus, you can’t really go anywhere cool in space just yet, all you can do is float around a bit. Whilst floating around in space still sounds pretty…

  • Vanguard VEO 2 Go 265HCBM Tripod Review
    by Laurence Norah on May 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM

    I believe that for a photographer, a tripod is an essential bit of kit. If you’re wondering why, you can read my guide to why you need a tripod here. As a travel photographer, there are many tripods to choose from, but there always appears to be some kind of trade-off. If you want stability,…

  • 2 Week USA Road Trip Itinerary: California, Las Vegas & the Grand Canyon
    by Laurence Norah on May 6, 2020 at 2:30 PM

    We’ve taken a lot of road trips in the USA, and it is our favorite country for taking road trips. From Route 66 to the Oregon Trail to the Pacific Coast Highway to the Deep South, we’ve had some amazing adventures by road across the states. One of our most popular road trip itineraries for…

  • 20 Weird & Cute Australian Animals
    by Bret and Mary on May 28, 2020 at 2:42 PM

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. There are few travel experiences that can match the visceral thrill of observing a wild animal in its natural habitat. We’ve always been awestruck by the wondrous array of unique animals that can be found roaming our beautiful planet. But Australia has been blessed with more than its fair share. From awesome Australian road trips Keep Reading The post 20 Weird & Cute Australian Animals appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • How to Grow Mushrooms at Home (A Step by Step DIY Guide)
    by Jonathon Engels on May 7, 2020 at 8:58 PM

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. As many of us begin to look into producing food at home, it’s easy to become enamored with small vegetable plots and food forests. So much so that we may overlook mushrooms as a wonderful addition to the self-sufficient person’s pantry. But we can easily grow mushrooms at home for about the same amount of Keep Reading The post How to Grow Mushrooms at Home (A Step by Step DIY Guide) appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • The 25 Best National Parks in Africa for Wildlife Safaris
    by Christina Maggitas on April 29, 2020 at 2:25 PM

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Named after the Swahili word for journey, African safari tours date back nearly 200 years to the 1830s. That’s when famed explorer William Cornwallis Harris ventured into South Africa on a year-long hunting expedition, keeping track of his adventures through writings and paintings of the animals he encountered. Later popularized by works like Five Weeks Keep Reading The post The 25 Best National Parks in Africa for Wildlife Safaris appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • The Best Fair Trade Clothing & Ethical Clothing Brands for 2020
    by Bret and Mary on April 20, 2020 at 8:28 PM

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. When we first began writing about ethical clothing and Fair Trade clothing back in 2010, sustainable fashion was still a relatively new field.  The concept of establishing fair trade relations with developing countries first gained attention (particularly in Europe) after being adopted by the United Nations in 1968.  But it wasn’t until 2002, when Fairtrade Labelling Keep Reading The post The Best Fair Trade Clothing & Ethical Clothing Brands for 2020 appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • 30 Ways You Can Travel the World Without Leaving Home
    by Christina Maggitas on April 8, 2020 at 4:04 PM

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Whether you don’t quite have the budget, are too busy, or stuck in quarantine, sometimes it isn’t always an option to hop on a plane and travel to all the places you want to. Fortunately for us, we live in a day and age where technology can teleport you to other worlds with just a Keep Reading The post 30 Ways You Can Travel the World Without Leaving Home appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • Best Camera Bag for Travel: Organized by Travel Style
    by Sherry on May 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM

    I’ve been traveling with a camera for a long time now, my cameras have changed, my camera bags have changed, and my needs have changed. However, after a decade of doing travel photography, I have found a few camera bags for travel that I love and use over and over again. History of Camera Bags The post Best Camera Bag for Travel: Organized by Travel Style appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.

  • Compression Socks for Travel: What, Why, and How
    by Sherry on May 12, 2020 at 6:13 PM

    2018 was the year travel nearly killed me. No, it wasn’t a close call driving in a foreign country which is how I always assumed I would get hurt traveling. Instead it was my long-distance flight from the US to India that nearly killed me. No, it wasn’t turbulence, terrorism, or mechanical failure. It was The post Compression Socks for Travel: What, Why, and How appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.

  • What is a Travel Experience: I went to Madison Wisconsin to Find Out
    by Sherry on May 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM

    Madison is home of progressive ideas, cheese curds, and the brandy old fashioned. But what was it that made me get on a plane from Denver and travel to Madison in November, a brown, chilly part of the year for Madison? I wanted a travel experience. Madison calls them Essential Experiences, and they make up The post What is a Travel Experience: I went to Madison Wisconsin to Find Out appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.

  • Architectural Tourism: Visiting Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin Homes
    by Sherry on May 4, 2020 at 10:00 AM

    I’ve never owned a home. I like architecture, but I’m not well versed in it. So, when I was told that I ‘had’ to go visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous homes Taliesin and Taliesin West, I answered, “Ok, but I don’t really know who he is.” Note: This is probably not the way to start The post Architectural Tourism: Visiting Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin Homes appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.

  • How to Foster Kittens
    by Sherry on April 28, 2020 at 10:00 AM

    It’s my favorite time of year – it’s Kitten Season! That’s right, you read that correctly – Kitten Season. Along with lilacs blooming, the smell of fresh cut grass, and the grill being lighted for the first time – this is the time when an inordinate amount of kittens are born. I was one of The post How to Foster Kittens appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.