For the past 10 years, freelance photographer, writer and vagabond Anna Mazurek has been traveling the world almost nonstop. In her new book, Good With Money: A Guide to Prioritizing Spending, Maximizing Savings and Traveling More, she discusses all the financial habits that allowed her to travel nonstop with no debt, all on an average…
Five Things You Must Do in Austin During SXSW
Every year in March, my current hometown of Austin, Texas gets invaded by two things: glorious spring weather and SXSW, the iconic film, music and interactive festival that hijacks the city for eight days every year. If you’re heading to Austin for the first time, here are five things you MUST do:
8 Tips for Stress Free Holiday Travel
Ready or not, the holidays are starting to creep up on us! Here are a few tips from Alfred, the Globetrotting Gnome, to help you get home to see your family and friends without ending up grumpy like the Grinch!
Five Safety Tips for Solo Women Travelers
As a woman who has traveled solo to five continents, safety is always my top concern. I’ve had my share of mishaps – my purse was stolen twice (Thailand and Barcelona) because I was not paying attention—which were both good lessons that helped me stop a pickpocket in Buenos Aires and will hopefully help you as well.
5 Tips to Improve Your Instagram Travel Photos
Let’s be honest. The most important part of traveling is taking quality photographs for Instagram.
For the past eight years, I have been working as a freelance travel photographer and teaching photography at universities and other schools. The secret to good photography involves patience, practice and strong composition.
Here are my top five tips for polishing your photo skills on your next adventure…
Six Things You Should Always Pack
After being on the road almost non-stop since 2008, I’ve really honed my packing skills. I made the classic mistakes – over packing, packing the wrong type of gear and forgetting helpful items that I wasn’t aware I even needed. The key to packing well is to invest in quality gear, pack minimally, and don’t forget these six essentials!
Interview with Anna Mazurek
Anna is one of The Travel Women Ambassadors and a freelance photographer and writer based in Austin, Texas.