Taking photos may enhance a trip experience

That friend of yours who snaps photos of everything on a trip may be enjoying him or herself more than someone who just observes and doesn’t take photos. According to a new multi-university study, reported on Gizmag, taking snapshots can actually make your experiences more enjoyable. The study was conducted by the University of Southern California, Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania.... Read More

Choose your camera(s) carefully and make great memories

By Greg Illes There are literally thousands of different kinds of cameras, any of which can make digital snapshots to last a lifetime. But, depending on your skills and preferences, there are probably only a few that are just right for you. To help you think about your preferences and your choices, I’m going to share with you my personal... Read More

Try water-cruising by kayak

By Greg Illes Everybody has seen the wild-ride, white-water kayaking adventure films, breathtaking and scary with what these world-class athletes put themselves through. But there is a totally different world of kayaking, as I discovered with my wife a couple of years ago. We had always looked at all the waterways that we passed by and thought somewhat wistfully, “Wouldn’t... Read More