Articles By: Brooke S

Brooke is a world traveler that has been living it up in Sydney, Australia for the past year. She has spent the majority of her travels in the former Soviet republics learning Russian or teaching English. Catch her personal travel blogs over at http://brookevstheworld.com.

Create a Video in Minutes–No Editing Required

The free Reeli video app helps iPhone and iPad 2 users create stories ready to share in just a few short minutes. It just may be the Twitter of video What one thing is keeping you from incorporating more video into your travel life? If you said “time”, you are not alone. As a traveler and...
January 16th, 2012 | Photography & Video, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Where to Stay in Sydney, Australia

Where to Stay in Sydney, Australia
For anyone who’s ever been to Sydney, they know that a good pair of walking shoes is definitely on the packing list. Sydney is a city that is wider than it is tall: You won’t get the “big city” feel that you have in cities like New York or Chicago, but there is still a lot to...
April 4th, 2011 | Australia, Hotels & Resorts | Read More

How to Make a Podcast: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Make a Podcast: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Brooke Schoenman LG Tech & Gear Editor Adding a podcast to your blog can have many benefits—it’s a more personal element since people are able to hear you speak, and it can also help you grab an audience that would prefer to listen instead of read. There are many reasons to start a podcast,...
January 31st, 2011 | Blogging Your Trip | Read More

The 3 Best FREE Online Travel Video Editors

The 3 Best FREE Online Travel Video Editors
by Brooke Schoenman LG Tech & Gear Editor Travel videos are sometimes the only way to truly explain experiences that don’t quite suit words. What happens, though, if you get some really awesome travel video that you’d like to share with the world but you’re without a laptop? Whether...
January 17th, 2011 | Photography & Video, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Best Video Cameras for Travelers in 2011

Best Video Cameras for Travelers in 2011
By Brooke Schoenman LG Tech & Gear Editor We posted recently about simple ways to take better travel pictures, but video would be my ultimate suggestion for anyone wishing to have a clear and precise record of their travels. Beyond the color and appearance portrayed in photo, video captures the...
January 3rd, 2011 | Photography & Video | Read More

6 Tips for Traveling to Australia in the Summer

6 Tips for Traveling to Australia in the Summer
By Brooke Schoenman LG Tech & Gear Editor If you’re located in the Northern Hemisphere and freezing your bum off at the moment, you’re probably going to hate what I have to share. The summer season has definitely come to the land down under, and to be honest, I find myself wanting to...
December 20th, 2010 | Australia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific | Read More

The 5 Best New Google Apps for Travelers

The 5 Best New Google Apps for Travelers
by Brooke Schoenman LG Tech & Gear Editor IPhone apps seem to get all the attention these days, which is why we wanted to do a post talking about some of the fun Google apps that might be of use to travelers on the road. Hey, it’s only fair, right? Not everyone will have an iPhone, but we...
December 14th, 2010 | Calling & Texting, Travel Products & Services | Read More

10 Tips for Taking Better Travel Pictures

10 Tips for Taking Better Travel Pictures
By Brooke Schoenman LG Tech & Gear Editor No one wants to come back from a holiday and be disappointed by a camera full of photos that don’t really capture the memories and moments to their full potential. For most people, the issue of taking better travel photos is hoped to be resolved by investing...
December 6th, 2010 | Photography & Video | Read More

5 Best Portable Speakers for Travelers

5 Best Portable Speakers for Travelers
by Brooke Schoenman LG Tech & Gear Editor Portable travel speakers make it so you can easily have a party with friends, add background music to your hostel chats or share you favorite tunes with the people on your bus (if they want that). Without them, you are most likely comfined to your ear buds,...
July 19th, 2010 | Travel Products & Services | Read More

6 Best GPS & Audio Walking Tours For Travelers

6 Best GPS & Audio Walking Tours For Travelers
by Brooke Schoenman LG Tech & Gear Editor In today’s technological age, you don’t need to pay an expensive guide to gain insights into your destination’s sites and attractions. Now, you can simply download an audio tour to your MP3 player, or a GPS tour to your iPhone, to get the...
July 5th, 2010 | Travel Products & Services, Walking | Read More