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Aug
23
2012

The Best View in Tokyo

Written by Stephenie Harrison August 23, 2012
Posted in Japan, Tips & Tricks

When you go to Paris and you want great views, you think of the Eiffel Tower. New York, the Empire State Building. Toronto, the CN Tower. Tokyo, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building…? Ok, probably not that last one. In all likelihood, if you’re jonesing to take in the Tokyo skyline, your mind probably jumps to […]

In my last post I waxed a little poetic and dealt with the more esoteric considerations of choosing a camera. This time around we need to tackle some of the actual nuts and bolts of a camera purchase. Some of the jargon can seem overwhelming at first, but don’t worry! Once you start to browse […]

The camera you choose is more about your travel style than anything else. It’s also about just how much you are willing to put up with to get the photos you want. It’s not true to say that there are unlimited options when it comes to choosing a camera, but it’s easy to become overwhelmed […]

When last I posted, I was lamenting the recent change in the policy for applying for a China tourist visa while in Canada. The plan has always been to travel to China via ferry, and I am not exaggerating when I say that this new prospect of not having the necessary visa to get into […]

May
08
2012

A Tale of Two Backpacks

Written by Tony May 8, 2012

Welcome to our backpack resource. It’s safe to assume that you’re reading this post for one of a few select reasons: You are going on some sort of trip and want advice on what kind of backpack to buy. You have your own ideas about what is right and wrong in the world of backpacks, […]

May
08
2012

How to Choose a Bag

Written by Tony May 8, 2012

If you’re looking for the story of how we chose our bags, you’re looking for this page. We’ll have a separate post dealing with our daypacks soon! If you just want the backpack advice, read on! How you’ll use it The first thing to consider when you are looking at packs is how you’ll be […]