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Apartment Checklist for Slow Travelers

A part of Beyond Vacation involved traveling slower, which for us has meant staying in a place more than a week at a time. We have found that staying in apartments is the best way to do this. We had some good luck and some bad luck with our apartments this summer. We learned that…

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Camera Woes and Woahs

I have too many cameras. Theoretically they all have different purposes, but sometimes it feels like too much. Most days the big weight that I am carrying is technology, not clothing. I would love to not have to carry the big weight, but photography is an important part of travel for me. The skill of…

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Dealing with the Touristic Hordes in Iconic Rome

Cities all have their iconic sites. The postcard sites that make you immediately think of the city. Even in travel familiarity drives people. Rome has a bunch of very iconic sites. These are however the sites that are mobbed with tourist hordes and the touts which feed off the crowds. It makes being a quieter…