life lessons, 28 things i learned by 28

28 Things I Learned by 28

Happy Birthday to me again! As my friend puts it this is the one time a year when my future, past, and present selves align. Meaning that this is when who I am currently, who I want to be, and who I was hits home. It’s a good time to reflect…

packing, southeast asia

Backpacking Asia: What to Pack

I’ve been in living in beautiful New Zealand for about 6 months and although life is superb, it’s time shake things up with a new adventure! I’ll be flying out to Singapore to start my 3-month backpacking journey around Asia. I’ll be embarking on this trip with a new approach: I…

TENBA BYOB 10 Review

My quest to find the perfect camera bag has now led me to the Tenba BYOB 10 and its companion, the Packlite Travel Bag. As I am currently traveling around New Zealand with an extended trip through Asia coming up in a couple of weeks, I need a camera bag that is lightweight,…

No More GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

I love shiny new toys! I love the responsiveness of brand new buttons, the crispness of a new shutter’s sound, the glisten of quality glass; overall I love new camera gear and I was a prime example case of Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS.) And then right before I moved to New…