Category = reviews


Travel Stories: Tydon Safari Camp, South Africa – Day Three

Another memorable encounter with a Leopard and I saw all five of the Big Five in one day! You know I slept well.

23rd Jun
Lion being stalked by tour vehicle with teen riding shotgun at Sabi Sands Game Reserve - taken with a Nikon D300 camera and Nikon 80-400 VR II lens

Travel Stories: Tydon Safari Camp, South Africa – Day Two

Wake-up call was indeed at 5:30 am. I avoided early morning coffee/tea and instead had a shower to truly wake myself up without stimulants but I did have a snack bar for sustenance.

14th Jun
Leopard up in a tree eating Impala at Kruger National Park - taken with a Nikon D300 camera and Nikon 80-400 VR II lens

Travel Stories: Tydon Safari Camp, South Africa – Day One

November 2013, I found Tydon Safaris on TripAdvisor as highly-ranked and, from the reviews, it seemed the perfect blend of cost, size and service and I booked it this past January to start on April 7. Day One...

11th Jun
Tydon Safaris logo

Grand Cayman: The Islands Club Condos review

The Islands Club Condos, on Seven-Mile Beach, boasts 2, 3 and 4-bedroom suites. The property and staff are highly-rated on TripAdvisor and other review sites, so kudos to my new friend, Robert Bodden, Manager!

25th Feb
The Islands Club Condos view to the sea - taken with a Nikon D300 camera and Nikon 18-200 VR lens

Nikon Capture NX-D (beta) software review

I did a quick comparison of all 3 products: Capture NX-D, Capture NX2 and View NX2. In plain English: Capture NX-D is not an update of Capture NX2. Below, I've listed some obvious differences... I'm no longer intrigued or impressed.

25th Feb
Nikon Capture NX-D in use for quick review

Chicago-transplant Chef in Grand Cayman

I think everyone has heard the oft-told tale of leaving everything behind in America, going somewhere yet unknown, and finding success. Meet Chef Jason of Over the Edge Cafe on the North Side of Grand Cayman Island. He came for vacation from Chicago with a friend in 2012 and has never left.

23rd Feb
Chef Jason of Over the Edge Cafe in North Side, Grand Cayman
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