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Zoom vs Prime Lenses

I talk a lot about my love affair with prime lenses. That being said, my glass arsenal has a number of beloved zoom lenses in it that I never want to be without. One of the most common questions I get asked about lenses is what’s the difference between prime and zoom lenses.

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Crop Sensor vs Full Frame

“Full frame” and “crop” both refer to a camera’s sensor size. It’s really important to understand if the camera you’re looking at is a crop sensor or full frame. This will help you get the best photos possible, as well as pick out the best lenses.

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Eleven Ideas to Jumpstart Your Pop-Culture Travel Planning

Are you ready to travel but a bit overwhelmed at the prospect of fandom-based tourism? Whether you are just checking out a restaurant you saw in a reality show or you’re traveling to a new country with a hit list of filming locations to visit while in full costume, pop-culture travel has something for everyone.  Here are eleven ideas to help jumpstart your pop-culture travel planning!

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A Beginner’s Guide to Pop-Culture Travel

You’ve watched different movies and television shows, but swear you recognize their filming location and really want to visit it in person because you are such a huge fan. If you love the idea of traveling to locations featured in popular literature, film, and television, you likely have pop-culture travel on the brain.

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Living with Lupus

I’ve had different health challenges for as long as I can remember. When I got into college and really had to manage my own health care, things took a turn for the worse. That would be the start of what would turn out to be a very long journey trying to find a medical professional who would listen to me, my symptoms and take it all seriously. 7 years later, with a whole lot of symptoms and a compromised quality of life, I was finally properly diagnosed.

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Bakery display featuring Vínarbrauð

Icelandic Food History

Before traveling to Iceland for the first time, we were so excited to learn more about its history. Food culture is really important in my family, so we especially love delving into the food history of every place we visit. Iceland was particularly fascinating to learn about due to a combination of its geographical location, its isolation as an island, the different settlements and occupations that have occurred over the years, as well as the available (and sometimes limited) resources.

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Seven Ideas to Jumpstart Your Eco-Friendly Travel Planning

Are you ready to travel but worried that you’re going to leave a carbon footprint stain along the way? Whether you are just dipping your toes into a more sustainable way of travel or you already have your eco-friendly toiletries ready and are biking your way to your destination, eco-friendly travel is for everyone. Here are seven ideas to help jumpstart your eco-friendly travel planning!

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A Beginner’s Guide to Road Trip Travel

You’ve heard the stories of people hitting the road and exploring so many amazing destinations all during one trip. If you’re thinking about your own next trip and prioritize flexibility, spontaneity, as well as following your own schedule, you likely have road trip travel on the brain.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Budget Travel

You’ve heard the stories of people budget traveling and coming back with almost unbelievable tales of everything they experienced over what feels like a very long time frame considering their very small budget. If you’re thinking about your own next trip and are concerned with how to make every dollar stretch, you likely have budget travel on the brain. 

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A Beginner’s Guide to Cruise Travel

You’ve heard the stories of people going out to sea on a cruise and coming back with tales of beautiful ports, all you can eat buffets, dancing all night, and loving every minute of it. If you’re thinking about setting sail, you likely have cruise travel on the brain. 

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