It is our honour to announce that we have been accepted as members to the Society of American Travel Writers. (SATW) We had never thought about joining an organization before. We’ve been plugging away for a few years, quite proud of our lack of allegiance to anything. Then we spoke at the Society of American [...]
What is the most often asked question about Travel Photography? What Camera should I buy for my travels? You know the situation. You are ready to hit the road for that next great adventure and you want to get great images to share with your friends, but you are not sure what is the best [...]
Our life is strange. Lately we’ve been reflecting on where we’ve been and where we’re going. We’ve been without a home for three years now and we don’t see that changing any time soon. Since changing careers to become full time travel bloggers, we’ve travelled to over 70 countries on 7 continents and we’ve been [...]
We are new to using our iPhone for photographs. Loving iPhonegraphy. We only just bought the new iPhone 4s before leaving on our trip to Europe and we have been learning and testing as we go.
We’ve been kicking ourselves for not jumping on the Pinterest bandwagon sooner. Last October we were told about Pinterest by a fellow travel blogger to “Sign up now.
There has been a lot of talk about the new StumbleUpon these days. We’ve been big StumbleUpon supporters since starting our blog and we’ve been exploring the new look and getting to know it better.
This is the second instalment of creating engaging travel video content. In Part 1 of Video Tips for Travel Bloggers we talked about equipment, telling a story, and keeping track of ideas. The focus of this article is Post Production, the fancy word for Editing.
Video. Viewing it? Awesome. Making it? Intimidating. In this 2 part series we are delving deep into the intricacies of creating engaging travel video content. Mike Corey of Kick the Grind TV has won 2 travel video blogging competitions, been featured in the Huffington post,
Twitter Tips for Travel Bloggers, by Traveldudes .There are so many different ways how to use Twitter. There is one and also the most important tip I could give you: Be yourself and have fun!
Social media is REAL. It’s life. And Facebook is the ultimate platform to be yourself and brand yourself to show the world the real you. My Facebook page swiftly became a standard extension to our blogs brand and message.
We have a lot of public speaking engagements coming up in the coming months, between the E-Tourism & E-Marketing Conference in Cairo on December 18th and TBU in Umbria, this April, we have our work cut out for us to make sure that we share the most important information that we can during our presentations to [...]
Dave and I both have a difficult time smelling the roses. We have fulfilled every dream we could ever imagine this year. You would think that we would be on cloud 9. Instead, we fret and worry.
Flight Centre Social Media Specialist in Canada shares valuable lessons she’s learned over the past year and tells us the Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to working with brands.
Travel Blog Advice. The other night at a Toronto Travel Massive meet up someone asked how to work with tourism agencies and PR companies. People seem discouraged that only a handful of Travel Bloggers end up on press trips or partner with companies.
So, you love to travel and you want to work in the travel business as a professional Blogger. Think you got what it takes? Ask yourself a few questions to find out.
We’ve had a lot of requests to write a post about how to use StumbleUpon. This can be one of the most exciting tools in driving traffic to your site. So here is a step by step guide on what we do each week when using StumbleUpon.
Did you know that you can get Canada’s Adventure Couple in your email or reader daily? A feedreader is a place where you can see all your favourite blogs at once through RSS – Really Simple Syndication.
Finding a sponsor for your travel blog is an important part of achieving success in your field. We have found the working on partnerships and developing relationships with our sponsors has been of great value not only from our past adventures but for all of our future travels.
The past few months have seen a lot of changes here at ThePlanetD and the first order of business was a major overhaul of our website. Cosmetically, we have only made subtle changes but navigationally, user experience and organization, we have changed dramatically.
People are starting to take notice of the clout that bloggers have and we want to share just how powerful social media is companies can benefit from partnering with bloggers.