ShareTweet There comes a time in life when we question where we are going, what we are doing and begin to wonder if maybe there is more to life than the daily grind.  You’ve probably got a passion or two that you would love to dedicate more time to, maybe something you are really good [...]

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ShareTweet It sounds strange right?  Who would think of living in their car as a “luxury”?  Well, it all depends on your perspective and the way you choose to view your situation.  When I’m living in my car which is about 60% to 70% of the time these days, it is uncomfortable, cramped and sometimes [...]

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ShareTweet La Mer is one of the premier skin care companies in the world and in 2012 La Mer teamed up with National Geographic to host the La Mer Oceans photo contest.  Submissions had to be related to the ocean and could include sea life, kelp, coral, surfing, fishing, waves, sunsets and most any other [...]

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ShareTweet The Aperture Academy has a number of photo contests each year.  The big one is the Aperture Academy “Extraordinary Exposures” photo contest.  The entry fee is $20.00 and prizes are awarded for the top-3 finishers.  A couple of honorable mention photos are named as well.  In 2012 I entered 10 photos (the max for [...]

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ShareTweet Each year for more than 40 years the National Wildlife Federation has hosted a photo contests with a variety of categories.  The cost to enter is $20.00 for 10 entries.  There is usually one grand prize worth $5,000 or so, a $500.00 or so prize for each category.  The categories include baby animals, backyard [...]

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Oakwood Asia Most Memorable Travel Photography Contest 4th Place Finish – Hiking The Wave At North Coyote Buttes

April 13, 2013

ShareTweet During the endless search for reputable photo contests in 2012 I came across the “Most Memorable Travel Photography Photo Contest” hosted by Oakwood Asia.  Oakwood Asia offers luxury hostel and accommodations in various Asian countries so a travel photo contest made perfect sense.  There was no entry fee for the Oakwood Memorable Travel Photography [...]

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Hostel In The Forest Reviews And Photos In Brunswick, Georgia

March 11, 2013

ShareTweet This article provides a review of the Hostel In The Forest along with photos of the Hostel In The Forest in Brunswick Georgia. If you’ve wandered around to many hostels in the United States, especially those that tend to be more eco-friendly type places, chances are you’ve head of the Hostel In The Forest.  [...]

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Yankee Freedom III Dry Tortugas National Park Ferry To Fort Jefferson Reviews And Photos

March 1, 2013

ShareTweet When you want to go to one of the most remote US National Parks to see Fort Jefferson at Dry Tortugas National Park there are not many ways to get there.  You can take a float plane, take your own boat out there (but you can’t use the dock at Dry Tortugas if you [...]

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Dry Tortugas Camping Reviews And Photos At Fort Jefferson In The Florida Keys

March 1, 2013

ShareTweet When you want to camp at Dry Tortugas National Park about 70 miles off of Key West you don’t have a lot of options but the options you have are pretty sweet if you can get a campsite!  Dry Tortugas is one of the most remote US National Parks about 70miles off of Key [...]

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From Everglades National Park To Dry Tortugas Via Key West On The Yankee Freedom III

March 1, 2013

ShareTweet Today would be the day I made it to National Park number 44, Dry Tortugas National Park about 70 miles off of Key West, Florida.  Since I had nowhere to spend the night in Key West I’d be driving from Homestead, Florida starting at about 4am to get to the boat dock for the [...]

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Everglades Hostel Reviews And Photos In Florida City, Florida Near Everglades National Park

February 28, 2013

ShareTweet Are you looking for a cheap but nice place to stay when you visit Everglades National Park near Homestead Florida?  This article provides an Everglades Hostel review as well as photos of the hostel.  When you go to Everglades National Park in Florida there are lots of lodging options most of which can be [...]

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