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HOW TO Choose the Best Camera for your Travels

by Globetrooper Chris | 1 Responses
SLR Cameras for Travel

A camera is meant to capture special moments and preserve those memories in time. It is a vital piece of kit for travelers; you’ll be able to look back at all those pictures decades from now and remember every place, each moment and every person with a vivid memory.

However, choosing the right camera for traveling is a little like trying to find a needle in a haystack. There are so many cameras to choose from, by brand, type, power and size, that unless you’re a professional photographer, you’ll need a little help narrowing down your selection.  Continue reading →

Posted in Featured, How-To Guides | December 1st, 2011

The Lesser Known Island Gems of Venice

Visit the Islands of Venice

Wandering the labyrinthine streets, indulging in rich coffee and gelato, sampling the local pizza and pasta options, shopping on the Rialto Bridge, and relaxing in the Piazza San Marco are all fabulous ways to spend your time in Venice. It is not uncommon for visitors … Continue reading →

Globetrooper Weekly Trip Roundup November 24th 2011

Globetrooper weekly trip roundup November 24th 2011

Globetrooper connects travelers, adventurers and even casual vacationers with the travel partners and companions that they need. Not every person is the kind of individual who has lots of available friends for global adventures. Even for those Globetroopers lucky enough to be in a relationship, … Continue reading →

Discover Exotic Islands: The Unspoiled Beauty of Euboea

Explore Exotic Islands - The Greek Island of Euboea

Euboea is the second largest Greek island after Crete. It is still relatively unspoiled in terms of natural beauty and traditional ways of life. Its diverse landscape is filled with mountains and wild beaches. Its picturesque villages and various attractions make it a relaxing place … Continue reading →

Exploring the Historic City of Dublin

Visit the historic city of Dublin in Ireland

Ireland is a beautiful country full of interesting places, but none are more visited than the city of Dublin. The Irish capital boasts an appealing mix of modern European class and traditional Irish charm. It is full of important historical sites as well as contemporary … Continue reading →

Essential Smartphone Apps for Travelers in 2011 and 2012

Essential Smartphone Apps for Travelers in 2012

Even for those travelers who treat our phones quite casually it can’t have escaped notice that a phone just isn’t a phone anymore. In fact your phone is probably a ‘smartphone.’ One of those new fangled devices we hear you mutter that has more buttons … Continue reading →

Globetrooper Weekly Trip Roundup 16th November 2011

Globetrooper Weekly Top Trips

More travelers and vacationers connected with Globetrooper this week looking for travel companions, eager to get involved and participate in some of the newest trips and travel adventures to be posted on the site. The trips created on Globetrooper are diverse and offer a variety … Continue reading →

HOW TO Avoid Dangerous Rip Currents

How to Avoid Rip Currents

If you’re planning a beach vacation this summer, or perhaps planning an adventure trip orientated around water sports, swimming or surfing for example or if you’re simply lucky enough to live on the coast, there’s a possibility you’ll encounter a rip current. Rip currents are … Continue reading →

HOW TO Reduce your Chances of Becoming a Victim of Theft when Traveling Abroad

How to Avoid Being a Victim of Theft When Abroad

So you’ve got your credit card, passport, foreign currency and camera tucked into a fully laden backpack and you’ll be picking up sunscreen and any last minute forgets on your way to the airport. What else do you need? How about any anti-theft devices you … Continue reading →

Essential Tips For a Smooth Road Trip

Road Trip Planning

Many travelers find the open road thrilling, the enthralling experience of driving across a vast open expanse of road while just stopping occasionally for fuel and rest. No matter what the route there are six things that a driver can do to make your road … Continue reading →

Sun, Scenery, and Culture Combined: Five Unique Travel Destinations

Tasmania Big Wave Season

That wonderful time of year has arrived again. You have endured months of hard work and now you can start thinking planning a trip, that blissful escape from your everyday working routine. All you know is you want some relaxation, some beautiful scenery, some real … Continue reading →

HOW TO Make Your Staycation Feel Like A Real Vacation

Staycation Ideas

With the world economy in near shambles and slow growth about the best anyone can hope for it was only a matter of time before destinations of fun and leisure began showing signs of distress. Many travelers also are having second thoughts about taking a … Continue reading →

HOW TO Treat a Jellyfish Sting

How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting

For the adventure traveler that prefers the ocean waves, most popular underwater pursuits are not without risk from marine life. Jellyfish (more properly, jellies) are fascinating creatures, but a diver or swimmers first encounter with them can be a painful one and frightening experience. In … Continue reading →