In this post I’m going to review Cloudways as a WordPress host. This website, as well as our Independent Travel Cats site and Travel Photography Course are powered by WordPress and hosted by Cloudways. As a bit of background, before I became a travel blogger I worked as a software developer building websites, and I handle all the coding and...
I’ve been a Vanguard ambassador since 2014, and have used and reviewed a number of the tripods and camera bags over the years. Recently, they asked me if I’d like to try out the Vanguard VEO 3+ 263AB tripod, which marks a new direction for Vanguard’s VEO line. So, despite it not being a travel tripod, I was keen...
If you’re planning a trip to Turkey, then we think the region of Cappadocia should be high on your list of places to visit. It’s famous for its surreal landscapes, cave dwellings, and hot air balloon experiences. We’ve been lucky enough to visit Cappadocia a number of times, and have found lots of things to do in Cappadocia. In this...
As a professional photographer, I’m often asked how to make money from photography. There are of course a number of different ways to earn an income but one popular option is to sell photos online. In this guide, I’m going to go through the various options that you have for selling your photos online. I’ll cover a number of different...
If you’re planning on visiting Scotland, then we expect that a visit to Loch Ness is something you plan on doing. This huge freshwater loch is probably one of the most famous bodies of water in the world, largely due to the myth of the monster that may dwell within its dark waters. We have visited, sailed upon, and...
If you’re planning on a trip in the UK or Ireland, you might be considering renting a holiday home. These self-catering options can give you a home away from home experience, usually coming with a range of amenities that you wouldn’t always find in a hotel such as a kitchen, lounge, dining area, private terrace, and washing machine. A...
If you’re visiting New York City, then one landmark you won’t want to miss is the Empire State Building. This iconic structure is one of the most recognisable buildings in the world, and is a must-see when you visit New York. The Empire State Building can be admired from the outside, but for the best experience you’ll want to...
Bridge cameras offer a number of useful features which appeal to users looking for an all in one camera. They are suitable in all sorts of scenarios, from wildlife photography to travel photography. There are of course many different bridge cameras on the market, offering a range of features across a variety of price points. In this guide, I’m going to...
Found on the shores of Lake Geneva, and surrounded by mountains, the Swiss city of Geneva is definitely in a picturesque location. With great transport connections, it’s also an easy place to visit on a trip to Switzerland. Of course, there are plenty of reasons to visit Geneva beyond it being picturesque and easy to visit! As the headquarters...
Have you ever heard photographers talking about bokeh in photography, and wondered what bokeh actually is? Well, in this post, I’m going to share with you everything you need to know about bokeh. I’ll tell you exactly what it is, how to get bokeh in your photos, and share some tips on the setup you need for great bokeh. By...