How to be a Good Travel Buddy

I’ve done my share of solo travel in the past [The Power of Time Off.] If you haven’t traveled by yourself –I’d highly recommended it! However, nowadays I’m traveling more and more among the company of others. Of course traveling with others means so long solitude, but taking with a pack does…

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Thule Covert DSLR Rolltop Backpack

Thule Covert DSLR Rolltop Backpack Review

Photography and traveling are not only two of my favorite things, both of them are happening simultaneously more often. This calls for finding the perfect backpack to accommodate both camera equipment and personal items. Finding the perfect daypack that fits this need is especially necessary when I fly out for…

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Clean Out the Inbox!

The #1 thing that disrupts my productivity is that ding, ding, dinging of notifications crying out from my electronic devices. The high pitch ding or low mumbling buzz from device’s vibrating notifications find their way into my subconscious and manifest into a nagging germ in my mind that temps me…

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Eugene Yang by Melly Lee (

Eugene Lee Yang

Back in 2013 I was featured as Top 8 Asian American Bloggers on Mochi Mag. Considering how many blogs there are swirling all over the Internet it was nice to be included on such a list with other esteemed bloggers! Earlier this summer the same magazine contacted me again. This time to…

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How to: Take Awesome, Lonely Photos

My current favorite photo to take while on travel is what my friends and I like to call sad, lonely photos. Essentially  it’s a self portrait in which you are minuscule, little person against a vast epic environment. Creating these self portraits is my favorite kind of travel photo because it’s not…

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Sony 16-35mm Vario-Tessar T FE F4 ZA OSS Review

Some days I feel like a mercenary with camera companies. I keep switching teams! Earlier this month I switch over from the Nikon system to Sony’s mirrorless system with its brand-spanking- new A7r II (full post coming soon!) Immediately after receiving the new system I loaded up on a few lens to test during…

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