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5 reasons why you should visit South East Asia in the low season

The weather… it’s not ALL rain and it actually has some upsidesTo address the most obvious concern, yes, it will rain. However, it doesn’t rain the whole time and you will still get yourself a tan, with warm sunny days to bask in. At the height of low season (June - September) you can expect a cloud burst most days, however but these arrive like clockwork (mostly in the afternoons) and often finish as quickly as they started. With such predictability it’s easy to plan your daily excursions around these. To add to that,the rain is often welcomed as it offers cool relief from the heat of the day. So when is the low season in South East Asia? How to manage the rain:As with travelling anywhere, being adaptable, prepared and having the right attitude can make the difference between enjoying yourself or not!

Top tips for travel photography. If you are planning on exploring the world this year, a good-quality camera should be included on your travel essentials list along with your passport, tickets and money.

Top tips for travel photography

Whether you’re trekking Machu Picchu, strolling the streets of Paris at dusk, or encountering Africa’s wildlife on safari in Masai Mara, LUMIX’s new GF7 is the perfect camera for all your travel photography needs. The LUMIX GF7 takes exceptionally detailed and crisp photos in all light conditions thanks to its 16 megapixel Digital MOS Sensor, Venus Engine and advanced auto focus system. Photos taken in low-light situations are also stunningly sharp, and the ISO setting can go as high as 25,600. You’ll always capture the perfect shot of your tapas in Barcelona’s dimly-lit restaurants with the GF7.

Buen provecho! Say goodbye to awkward, blurred selfies, the LUMIX GF7 captures outstanding selfies when the camera is out of hands reach. For fun group shots, the LUMIX GF7 has the 'Jump Snap' feature. 1. Bloglovin. New Zealand's unmissable aquatic adventures. With the world’s tenth longest coastline and an interior riven with more than 180,000km of charted rivers, it’s no surprise that New Zealand’s cup is overflowing with watery adventures.

New Zealand's unmissable aquatic adventures

Surfing, kayaking, rafting, diving, snorkelling, sailing, and even swimming with dolphins or seals, there’s plenty to immerse yourself in. Pin this image Bobbing on the rapids as spray whips your skin... few thrills can beat rafting down the Tongariro River in New Zealand. Image by Oliver Strewe / Lonely Planet Images / Getty Images Diving the Poor Knights Poor Knights marine reserve, off Northland’s east coast, was rated by aquatic legend Jacques Cousteau as one of the word’s top 10 diving spots. Pin this image. Ten unforgettable New Zealand beaches. With 15,000 kilometres of coastline, New Zealand is heaven for beach-lovers.

Ten unforgettable New Zealand beaches

Its diverse shores dish up everything from lazy days and blazing sunsets, to active adventures such as swimming, kayaking and surfing. Finding a great beach is easy; to find an unforgettable one, read on… Pin this image Golden sands and rolling waves make New Zealand's Ninety Mile Beach an irresistible spot to surf until sundown. Image by Amos Chapple / Lonely Planet Images / Getty Images Ninety Mile Beach It’s a poorly kept secret that Ninety Mile Beach is in fact only 88km, but there’s no way you’ll feel short-changed here.

Piha The popular TV show Piha Rescue follows the heroics of this beach’s busy surf-lifesaving crew. Ten of New Zealand's most scenic day hikes. New Zealand may be justifiably famous for its Great Walks and other multi-day hiking trails, but don’t break out the cooking stove and sleeping bag just yet.

Ten of New Zealand's most scenic day hikes

Much of the same wilderness can be explored on day hikes, which means less gear, less effort, and quite possibly more fun. Pin this image Blaze a trail past the snow-sprinkled mountains and yawning valleys of Fiordland National Park on New Zealand's Routeburn Track. Image by Grahame McConnell / Photolibrary / Getty Images 1. Bloglovin. On the Road in Baja. By Lonely Planet · The earth's second-longest peninsula, Baja encompasses more than 700 miles of the mystical, ethereal, majestic and untamed.

On the Road in Baja

Some feel the rush of adrenalin as they surf that perfect wave. Blog Title Generator. How and Why to Create a Media Kit for Your Blog (Free Template!) - The Nectar Collective. I’ve been asked a few times if I’d do a post about how to work with brands as a blogger.

How and Why to Create a Media Kit for Your Blog (Free Template!) - The Nectar Collective

As I finally went to write that tutorial, I realized that an important element was missing from my post: what in the heck a media kit is and why you need a media kit for your blog if you want to work with brands. Today, I’m sharing all about media kits for bloggers — what they are, why you need one, and how to create a kick ass kit of your own.

How and Why to Create a Media Kit for Your Blog (Free Template!) - The Nectar Collective. Study Abroad Packing Musts: What to Wear to Study Abroad in Different Countries. Visa?

Study Abroad Packing Musts: What to Wear to Study Abroad in Different Countries

Check. Bucket list? Check. Vaccinations, travel guides, and EuroTrip movie-watching party? Check, check, and check. Webzine - Les Roches International School of Hotel Management. Top Travel Bloggers: Grazia Features Inside the Travel Lab. The Best of 2010: 100 Inspired Travel Blogs. Every year thousands of travel blogs are started as people dream of taking an extended trip, or want to share their travels with people back home or even have loftier aspirations.

However, despite prolific numbers, very few people stick with travel blogging and even fewer create the kind of content that makes you say: wow, I have to go there. This year I wanted to recognize some of my favorite bloggers, big and small, who have been my favorite reads this year. It’s travelers who have been doing it for years, and others who are still planning their big trip. It’s professional writers and seasoned photographers. It’s amateurs and newbies with a wicked turn of phrase or a killer action shot. Arrivals. Travel Resources & Budget Tips. Want to travel the world on a budget?

Travel Resources & Budget Tips

After 4 years of thrifty nomadic living around the planet, I’ve put together a few world travel resources that should help you out. This page is an attempt to organize & share my best tips. Travel blog: How to travel around the world. Travel tips. Travel more. The Top 50 Travel Blogs (4th Quarter: 2013) Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 3rd quarter (July — September) of 2015 ranked by visitor traffic.

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (4th Quarter: 2013)

There are a few other sites that have put together their own lists of the “top” travel blogs. However, each has their own subjective means of ranking sites, using everything from Alexa scores, Twitter followers, Facebook likes, estimated traffic, inbound Google links and even subjective design criteria. Learn How to Make Money with a Travel Blog. How to make money blogging. Free Tips and Tutorials for Blogger and Wordpress. I’ve started a lot of businesses and websites in my lifetime, and have used my own little system for coming up with the perfect business or blog name in just a few steps.

I thought I’d share that process with you, because it has worked for me each and every time. Deciding on a blog name is probably one of the most important steps to creating a new blog (or business!). You want it to be catchy, easy to remember and spell, and relate to you somehow. I’ve seen tons of websites and blogs with the same name which is never a good thing. When you follow the steps I’m about to show you below, make sure to add your own spin on your final name if you need to separate yourself from other sites using the same title. 5 Tips for Writing Brilliant Blog Titles. With over 2 million blog posts published each day, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to actually get people to read your content.

Not only should your post be a great piece of writing, but it should ideally be published on an authoritative site to rank in the SERPs, and the site should have an active audience that will share it via social media. Lastly, and perhaps most importantly, it should have an awesome title that will make people want to click on it. Did you know that many Twitter users will retweet articles that they have never actually read? I guess this is the modern day equivalent of pretending you’ve read an intellectual French novel at a dinner party. But these Twitter users won’t share a title that doesn’t make them look cool. I didn’t want to offer a set of title templates where you can fill in the blanks, as the beauty of a good title is its uniqueness. 1. How to Brainstorm and Create a Domain Name for a Website or Blog.

If you already have a unique domain name for your blog or website then move onto the web hosting part to learn how to set-up your wetsite, otherwise let's talk about website names and how to create the right one. Lets quickly figure out how to generate some ideas so that you can create a website name.

Website Name Ideas If you don't feel like doing a lot of reading then here's a 3 minute video overview where I help you generate a good name for your website In 5 easy steps. The video above covers all the basic steps for thinking up a domain name but this article adds a lot more detail so if you want more information, keep reading... Getting a Feel for What Website Names not Available. How To Brainstorm Blog Name Ideas You’ll Love.