There’s another option for travelers who want good pictures – the mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras, sometimes called Micro Four Thirds Systems. I chose the Olympus E-P2 as my new camera and have been quite pleased with it.
Every inch or centimeter of your bag is precious space. Here is my list of extra electronics that have made the packing cut.
When I first started traveling, most people dropped by an internet cafe periodically to check email and connect with loved ones at home. Fast forward a few years to day one of my year in Australia, and the first thing I noticed upon entering the hostel was that everyone in the common area was typing, surfing, or Skyping away on her own computer.
If you own a Digital SLR, you know the size and financial value of the equipment requires a different bag than one you would choose for a smaller point-and-shoot or phone with a built-in camera.
My motto is to always pack a phone card, as I’ve learned from years of travel and many annoying situations. Have you ever encountered a situation on your travels where you needed a phone card, and fast?
The D-SLR vs. compact camera vs. camera phone — which one do you rely on for your travels? Heather covers the bases here in this post on camera options for travelers!
I’ve always been a believer that it’s the photographer, not the camera, that makes a great photo. But I knew one day I would want to trade in my point and shoot, a dependable Canon Powershot SD1000 Digital Elph, for a digital SLR.
It seems that most travelers can’t leave without a computer of some sort, and the netbook, because of its size, is super popular. Heather reviews her netbook and tells why she chose it in the first place.
These iPhone apps for travel-loving ladies can either help plan or improve a trip. If you’re a woman traveling, you might want to check them out!
The universal plug adapter. It’s small, compact and helps you take your electronics all around the world without losing a charge.
There are plenty of negatives in taking DSLR cameras traveling, like the fact that you can lose it or have it stolen, but when it comes to having amazing holiday photos, they really can’t be beat.
Taking a D-SLR camera on your long-term travel adventure will require a bit of extra care, thought and worry. Here are my top negatives involved with the decision to do so.