Posts made in 2019


Updated on: 02/11/19Southwest's boarding procedure is an interesting one. Rather than boarding in large groups at random, Southwest assigns specific boarding numbers to all passengers ranging from A1-60, B1-60, and C1-60 to board the planes. This is done at check-in, and those who check-in 24 hours in advance vie to get a better boarding position than those who check in later in the day. But there is an option for those who do not...

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Updated on: 02/8/19The following is a guest post from Travels with Talek. If you want to know what to do in Cuba on a two-week itinerary, these suggestions will help you maximize your time. To say two weeks is not enough to truly appreciate Cuba is an understatement. Still, with a little planning and some basic knowledge of key destinations and transportation, you will make the most of your time in this fascinating country and to...

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Updated on: 02/1/19The following is a guest post by the Portugalist. Lisbon is a city that’s hot on everyone’s itineraries, and it’s easy to see why. It’s affordable, the weather is normally fantastic, and the people are incredibly welcoming. There are so many things to do in Lisbon, Portugal, as well. Maybe there’s even a little too much. A complete list of the top things to do in Lisbon would span several pages, but this list is a...

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Updated on: 01/31/19There is a lot of confusion on the performance difference between lenses if used on a specific camera body, especially with regards to using full frame lenses on crop sensor cameras (like the Sony a6000, my camera, which uses a “crop” APS-C sensor). Cameras like mine take lenses designed for crop sensors (naturally), but also take lenses that are rated for full frame cameras (like the Sony a7iii). The...

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Updated on: 02/1/19The following is a guest post by Gadsventure. We first travelled to Japan when we were fresh faced young backpackers, newly-weds with the whole world at our feet. My husband and I arrived full of anticipation and wonder about this exciting destination and it did not disappoint! Fast forward 12 years and our pace of travel has changed somewhat with four kids in tow! After that first trip, Japan had always held a...

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