Submit Your Favorite Travel Photo – Enter to Win a Free Book

As an author, I’d like to express my appreciation this Thanksgiving season by giving away two free autographed print copies of my travel memoir, Finding Om: An Indian Journey of Rickshaws, Chai, Chapattis and Gurus – a $23.00 value for free! Traveling and living abroad is very near and dear to my heart. My experiences […]

6 Reasons to Support Self-Published Authors

If you rummage the Internet, you’ll find plenty of articles on why authors should self-publish, but nothing about why you should support self-published authors. Publishing is a tough and competitive industry. But, thanks to self-publishing authors have the ability to share their creativity with the world. Those who are not familiar with the business aspect […]

7 of the Most Photogenic Ancient Sites in Asia

7 of the Most Photogenic Ancient Sites in Asia Posted on August 17, 2015 at 5:00 am August 17 is World Photography Day! Capture the moment this holiday at these seven amazingly photogenic ancient Asian sites. Angkor Wat, CambodiaLocated in Siem Reap Province, Angkor Wat is a temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world. […]

7 Tips for Shooting Landscapes According to Professional Photographer Stephen Matera

MK LIVIN’ – THE MOUNTAIN KHAKIS BLOG FROM MOUNTAIN KHAKIS 7 Tips for Shooting Landscapes According to Professional Photographer Stephen Matera Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on August 12, 2014 at 5:00 AM × Edit Awe-inspiring landscape photography is the driving inspiration for many to discover unknown lands. While many professional photographers desire to have stunning images, not many know […]

Most Photogenic Destinations in the World

Most Photogenic Destinations in the World Posted by Elizabeth Kovar+ on August 12, 2014 at 5:00 am × Edit Traveling abroad is exciting, but what really knocks the socks off photographer’s feet are the endless opportunities to capture one-of-a-kind images. Stellar photographers can make even the dreariest of places look thrilling and exciting. However, destinations that are already pre-photogenic […]

Best Nature Scenes to Explore on Google Street View

Best Nature Scenes to Explore on Google Street View Posted by Elizabeth Kovar+ on July 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm × Edit If asthma prevents you from summiting a mountain, or fear of drowning refrains you from scuba diving, now you can view the most impressive underwater and nature scenes from the comfort of your living room. No need […]

Most Impressive Landmarks to Visit on Google Street View

Most Impressive Landmarks to Visit on Google Street View Posted by Elizabeth Kovar+ on July 4, 2014 at 5:00 am × Edit Most travelers dream of exploring the road unknown and visiting the world’s most impressive, and ancient, landmarks. But reality says unless you backpack the world, or dedicate your finances to travel, travelers may not visit every bucket-list […]

World’s Best Spring Flower Destinations

   World’s Best Spring Flower Destinations Posted by Elizabeth Kovar+ on March 31, 2014 at 5:00 am Spring is here, and so is another opportunity to admire the local, seasonal blossoms. Spring flowers create beauty in the most natural environments to attract aficionados and photographers. If you’re looking to adore more than the local daffodils and hyacinths, […]

Top Apps for Outdoorsmen

Top Apps for Outdoorsmen Posted by Elizabeth Kovar × Edit Technology is ruling the world, which often disconnects us from nature. Thanks to further advancements with smart phones and apps, the cellular device is now a must-pack tool before you trek, ski or summit the unknown lands. In fact, sometimes it makes life a bit easier, but as […]

Best Beaches in Asia

Best Beaches in Asia Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on July 26, 2013 at 5:00 am Life’s a beach, and there are more than plenty of beaches in Asia. With so many beaches, and such little time, what do you choose? Whether you enjoy seclusion, adventure or local flavor, this is your guide to the best beaches in […]