10 Best Compact Binoculars for Hiking and Easy Travel

I'm a birder and nature lover and always travel with binoculars and camera. But, I also dislike checking luggage. I'm left with the choice of what to bring - gear or clothing? After one trip when my bag wasn't allowed in the overhead compartment, I began researching how to save space and weight in my … Continue reading 10 Best Compact Binoculars for Hiking and Easy Travel

Practical Guide to the Best Binoculars and Gear for an African Photo Safari

An African safari adventure presents the ultimate packing challenge. This bucket list trip is a big investment in time and money. You will likely be on long overseas flights where you'll want entertainment and comfort items, and short flights on bush planes where your luggage weight and size is severely restricted. And there are no … Continue reading Practical Guide to the Best Binoculars and Gear for an African Photo Safari

Complete Guide to Packing for an African Safari

Trunks are packed but not yet zipped. ๐Ÿ™‚ We've laid out our safari clothes, removed all but the essential and STILL have too much to fit into a small duffel. The issue is that we're heading to safari camps as well as the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town in South Africa. The nights will be … Continue reading Complete Guide to Packing for an African Safari