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Cameras for the Road

A digital camera may be the most important piece of equipment a traveler packs. Choosing the right camera to record and store irreplaceable images and video can be a confusing task. Whether it’s a basic point and shoot or a DSLR (digital single lens reflex) camera with all the bells and whistles, the sheer number of choices can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help sort through the endless details. Define and prioritize your needs. SIZE, ZOOM, PIXELS, PRICE, and VIDEO all play a part in deciding which camera will best suit the type of traveling you’re doing. SIZE: When portability [ ... ]

Travel Medical Kit

Did you know falling coconuts kill more people than shark attacks? We try to keep that in mind when packing a medical kit to take along on our adventures. As a pharmacist, Lisa knows what drugs do; but as travelers, we need to keep them in as small of a package as possible. Much of what we bring along depends on where we’re going. The kit for 3 months in remote South Africa is quite different from a week in Florida Keys. However, for travel basics here are a few we don’t leave the country without: Travel Medicine Kit *Imodium (loperamide) – for stomach [ ... ]