How to Organize and Back Up Your Travel Photos

Posted on February 21, 2017

One of your most valuable memories of your travels are your photos and videos.

Most of us are traveling around with both a smartphone and a camera on hand. Always snapping shots can build up to quite a few photos you want to keep safe. If you’re anything like me, you might shoot your photos and videos in RAW which means they take up A LOT of space. Adding to that, I have my phone in my hand most of the time and am continuously snapping away for Instagram, Instagram stories or Snapchat (are you following me yet?).

All of these photos and videos add up to a lot of databytes, because in the end, that’s what it’s all about. Any traveler worries about their precious memories getting lost or maybe even stolen. Therefore it is very important to keep track of where these photos are and to backup your travel photos as much as possible. I’ve heard so many horror stories about people losing all their photos after a hard drive drops on the floor, an SD-card breaks (they do break!) or your laptop crashes. While I struggled with backing up my photos in the beginning, I have now found a system that works perfectly for me. Continue Reading

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Women’s Guide to Choosing the Perfect Backpack

Posted on March 2, 2015

When you are going traveling for a longer period, your backpack basically becomes your home away from home. Therefore choosing a backpack is just as crucial as choosing what goes into said backpack (more about th├át later). While planning for my big adventure I knew this was going to be one of my most important decisions. Like always, I love my research and as the departure date grew closer, I became more known into the field of backpacks and which kind I was looking for. Around this time I got into contact with the people from Osprey, a brand that is better known in America than it is here. I love how streamlined and minimal their packs are and that they have a lot of travel-savvy features. Because they have such a wide selection, I thought they were the perfect brand to use when you’re deciding between certain packs. There truly are a lot of features and different qualities to choose from so I narrowed it down to 6 question that you should ask yourself. Continue Reading