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Sep 22 2015

Photo of the Week #2

Werribee Zoo was the first real tourist attraction we visited after buying our first SLR camera. A little known fact is that Steven didn’t want to buy the camera at first because he was happy with his compact.. fast forward to today where Steven has been known to hog the camera for hours on end.

This photo was really created out of pure luck because as a new camera owner I had no idea what I was doing, but the photo turned out almost perfect (atleast by my standards). 

Sep 15 2015

Photo of the Week #1

As we are avid hobby photographers I thought it was about time we started a weekly photo series on the blog. Instead of sticking with the popular format of such posts, we’ve decided to take it one step further and share a few details on how to get a similar shot by including the settings and a brief overview of the post processing used.

Sep 10 2015

Blogs Vs Guidebooks

Not so long ago if you were planning an overseas (or domestic) holiday you would head straight for the bookstore and find a guide-book for your destination and read...

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Aug 07 2015

Making Platonic Friends on Couchsurfing as a Female

This post is to give some advice to girls who are travelling solo or are on exchange and would like to make platonic friends through couchsurfing. I focus on safety, screening and a few other tips to ensure you don’t end up meeting someone who has the entirely wrong idea about what will come of the meeting. If you use couch surfing to hook up with locals in foreign countries you may find this post useful but its primarily aimed at those looking for platonic friendships.