Buonconvento, near Montalcino, Tuscan hills in Italy

Top 5 smallest European towns we have stayed at

Over the years as we visited various countries in central Europe, we have always preferred to drive around instead of taking the trains, especially after the kids were born and we have had to travel with larger suitcases and multiple strollers. It has slowly dawned on us that instead of parking ourselves for the night in […]

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Top 5 Photography Tips when traveling with kids

So, you are a family with active kids (note, I didn’t say naughty) on a long-awaited vacation, dealing with their tiredness, hunger, and a lack of interest in anything without a screen. You have spent decent money and time to get here and may never set foot on these locales ever again in your lifetime and […]

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Top 5 Photography Websites

Flickr: One of my favorite websites to scout out the kind of photographs, photo ops and locations for good views, before I embark on any trip. The #2 on this list, 500px, has comparable, if not better, photographs, but the search functionality of Flickr seems to generate much more relevant results. 500px: Very good quality photographs, […]

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Top 5 Photography Books

Image: Designing Effective Pictures – Michael Freeman THE book to possess, even before you take a single picture. THE book to possess, even after you have a portfolio which is bigger than your ego. This book talks about the basic philosophy of graphic design in photography. Ignore that, and your images will suffer terribly. Nature […]

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