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6 (unexpected) tips to be a better photographer

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You've been there: scrolling along your Instagram and seeing all the pretty birds attending all the same events, one outfit better than another, posing together, posing apart, selfie here, duckface there. It was during during the last Coachella festival that I kept taking note of some instagrams of a particular photography style popping up on the accounts of[...]

This is the ultimate suitcase for notorious overpackers

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It's not often that we tell you about hot new releases in the suitcase department, but when something is truly innovative we feel you should know about it! Let me ask you this: if you were to design a suitcase, to what would you pay attention? I can only speak for myself, but I would want to create a piece that is light, but sturdy. Stylish but affordable[...]

If you like traveling light, you will probably love this

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There are a ton of reasons why I love my job but one of them involves testing the latest gadgets, typically while traveling to some of the world's most incredible destinations. While I am not exactly a techie I do love all the great inventions the 21st century has bestowed upon us, because frankly my job and current lifestyle would simply not be possible if [...]

Could this be the Number One Summer Accessory?

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It's the same problem each summer. I have nothing to wear, I need an entirely new wardrobe and an essential part of that is the perfect pair of sunglasses. With a whole 3 seasons in between I can't get myself to muster up the same level of excitement for the stuff I wore the previous year and so I often spend a considerable amount of time in the first part o[...]

6 Great Gift Ideas that Make a Difference in the World

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Every now and then I come across a business that truly inspires me by how they give back to the community. Whether through charitable donations or sending a percentage of proceeds to non-profit organizations, there are an array of companies now that are founded on philanthropic principles and make it a point to have their products benefit causes around t[...]

Travelettes Christmas Calender - Day 5: Folkdays

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Congratulation Ella for winning yesterday's 2 days at the beautiful Strandhaus Spreewald! And now, on to Door 5... From the moment we first heard about the label Folkdays, we knew we had met one of our new favorite brands. Not only do they have a wonderful collection, full of simple elegance and timeless character, they make it their core to find sustaina[...]

Travelettes Christmas Calendar - Day 3: Prints of Wanderlust

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Congratulations Tara on winning yesterday's amazing Tinggly giveaway - we'd love to hear what you will do! It's Day 3 of the calendar and the gifts keep coming. Staying home for the holidays? Every travelette knows that the best way to add a little adventure to your favorite chill spot is with some awesome travel-inspired home decor. And she also know[...]

The Best Shoes for Winter Travel (and How to Keep Warm Feet)

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Travelling in winter - whether with carry-on or a massive backpack - can be quite tricky to pack for. Who wants to freeze when they have a couple of days packed with action and highlights ahead of them? Of course a warm winter coat and matching hat and gloves can do a lot to save the day even if you buy them spontaneously, but the point at which everything i[...]

10 Awesome Ways to Turn your Photos into Christmas Gifts

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If you love to travel, I'm sure you also love to take photos. Through photography you can experience certain situations from a different perspective; you can immerse yourself fully but also take a step back and realise how lucky you are, right here, right now. The best thing about taking photos while travelling is that you get to create ever-lasting moments.[...]