Travel Shaun Posts

March 15, 2016 / Tour Guide Reviews

Travel Shaun’s Review of Kinuyo Watanabe   So for a little backstory, my best friend and I have a pact to go one interesting place every year together. This year was a whirlwind tour of Japan. I was more or less meeting him halfway on some other business related travel…

March 14, 2016 / Travel Equipment Reviews

Why You Should Buy Vacuum Bags For Travel     I think I’m about to date myself here but when I was a kid I remember seeing infomercials for vacuum bags. You would hook up your vacuum’s hose attachment to this bag full of clothes and it would suck the…

March 10, 2016 / Family Travel Tips

How I did the Louvre with young children   The Louvre is a giant museum. For those people without children you can just substitute “museum” for “tantrum factory”. A happy child, read occupied, is like a cute little baby kitten playing with a ball of yarn. A bored, hungry, tired,…

March 1, 2016 / General Travel
February 26, 2016 / Tour Guide Reviews

Why You Should Book a Travel Guide   When I was younger I always liked to just wander a new city and get lost. I found it a great way to soak up the atmosphere and feel immersed. My time money ratio was inverted. I had time, but I didn’t…

February 26, 2016 / Tour Guide Reviews

Triplelights.com review     When I travel I typically I like to go my own way and figure things out for myself. However, when time to research or time on the ground are extremely limited I have found that a travel guide is indispensable. Recently I had the opportunity to…

February 26, 2016 / Tour Guide Reviews
February 23, 2016 / Family Travel Photography

Unless you are going on a trip specifically for the purpose of photography, leave the DSLR at home.   In a former life I ran a photography company with a friend of mine. This is not say that I was any good. It’s just to say that it was my…

February 23, 2016 / Family Travel Photography

What’s the best camera for travel? First I suggest you see my previous article on  Why you should never travel with your DSLR So let me start by saying that I am a Canon shooter. I pretty much always have been. I learned on a Canon and that’s probably why…

February 22, 2016 / Family Travel Tips

        When I was young, and a Boy Scout, my troop leader told us to “always be prepared”. For most of my life I had taken this too literally. My car has enough tissues for a roman army and a pharmacy in the glove box. I have…