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Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots in Cardiff by the Sea

“Every single one of us matters, and has a role to play… every single day we make a difference.” – Dr. Jane Goodall, 2016 Cardiff by the Sea Roots & Shoots children visiting a local agricultural farm. Photos courtesy of: … Continue reading

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How I Discovered Magic at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Sunrise view from room at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Photo: ©Kymri Wilt I had always been somewhat dismissive of the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World, after all, it seemed to be just a copy … Continue reading

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Two Things Turning 10 this Year: my Travel Blog and my Passport

The source of inspiration for Mira Terra Images – Antigua, Guatemala. I realized I’ve been neglectful of my own blog this very year when I should be celebrating and honoring it. Ten years ago this month, I published my first … Continue reading

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Road Trip for Cameras: Scenic Fall Colors in Vermont

“The trees are in Kodachrome all over Vermont. And I’m that car that keeps pulling over. Nature, you win.” – me. A photo posted by Kymri (@kymri) on Oct 17, 2015 at 11:27am PDT It wasn’t until I posted my … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Multi-Generational Family Vacation Re-cap

The obligatory “traditional painted oxcart seen from the bus” photo, Costa Rica. Preface: Admittedly, this was not my first trip to Costa Rica, nor my husband’s, nor even my daughter’s first. But for all of us, it was our first … Continue reading

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Incase Reform Action Camera Backpack Review for Travel Photography, Surf Photography, and Conferences, too!

Whether traveling by plane, taking a road trip, or simply heading to the beach to shoot the morning surf session, it’s important to be able to pack and transport my camera and tech gear efficiently and comfortably. Incase offers a … Continue reading

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Roadtrip for Cameras – Wales: Cardiff, Castles & Coastlines

Fog rolls in with the tide at Freshwater West, Pembrokeshire, Wales From Cardiff, California, to Cardiff, Wales, I set off with my family recently to explore the land of my ethnic heritage. Despite several generations in America, I am undoubtedly … Continue reading

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Ricardo of Beverly Hills: My New Favorite Rolling Carry-On

Move over Tumi, I have a new favorite rolling carry-on bag, the Elite Roxbury 2.0 21-inch Expandable Spinner Wheelaboard from Ricardo of Beverly Hills. Everything about it just works. Perfectly. PACKING Packing is super easy with two compartments, one of … Continue reading

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Why Vine is my Favorite Travel Photography App

“Vine is the newish social media platform that is what would happen if Instagram and YouTube had a love child.” – Spud Hilton, San Francisco Gate (March 2013) When people ask me what Vine is, I pretty much explain it … Continue reading

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A Space to Sleep – 15 Favorite Hotel Beds

There are so many directions I could go with the theme of “space” for this week’s #Frifotos on twitter. My first thought was looking up. I thought about the skies – the vast emptiness of space that surrounds our planet, … Continue reading

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