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Fitbit – Discipline and Motivation Help to Stay Healthy

Fitbit – Discipline and Motivation Help to Stay Healthy

One of my favorite new gadgets is the Fitbit Charge I received as a Christmas gift in 2014 from one of my clients. I have been curious as to how many miles I logged while traveling – especially when hiking or exploring a new city on foot. I tried to map it out and get […]

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What are the Wilderness Survival Skills Needed to Survive on Your Own?

What are the Wilderness Survival Skills Needed to Survive on Your Own?

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclaimer Today’s post Wilderness Survival Skills for Hiking Solo and Surviving Outdoors Alone will cover some of the basics for outdoor survival while hiking by yourself. I have been hesitant to do any off-trail hiking alone due to lack of experience and knowledge. (This post originally published […]

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Canon Powershot SX700 30x Zoom – Travel Camera Review

Canon Powershot SX700 30x Zoom – Travel Camera Review

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclaimer My first travel excursion taking my new Canon Powershot SX700 with 30x zoom lens was 9 days Solo Travel in Barcelona – a magnificent trip and I highly recommend Barcelona for solo travelers! The Canon SX700 was an excellent choice as my new […]

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Camera Bag for Canon Powershot SX700 Point and Shoot

Camera Bag for Canon Powershot SX700 Point and Shoot

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclaimer I bought my Canon SX700 from Amazon just before I left for my solo trip to Barcelona in May but I didn’t find any camera bags specifically made for the SX700 online so I took my search local. I visited a camera shop […]

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Essential Electronics – Travel Gear For My Solo Trips

Essential Electronics – Travel Gear For My Solo Trips

Electronic devices are essential travel gear for my solo trips since they allow me to keep a remote office wherever I go. My basic remote office setup consists of the following: Amazon Kindle Blackberry Tour mobile phone (plan to upgrade to Android smartphone soon) Acer Aspire One 11.6″ lightweight laptop MacBook Air 11.6″ lightweight laptop […]

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Canon Powershot SX-700 w/30x Zoom Lens Test Photos – Initial Review

Canon Powershot SX-700 w/30x Zoom Lens Test Photos – Initial Review

I just purchased the Canon Powershot SX-700 for my upcoming solo trip to Barcelona Spain (read my post-trip review here). My previous camera was also a Canon Powershot – the pocket-size SD1300IS which is a great little camera for everyday use. However, mine had developed a grey smudge mark in dead-center on certain photos – most […]

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