Ring in the new year with great fireworks images

New year’s eve is tomorrow, and in many locations at the stroke of midnight, fireworks will welcome 2014. Ned Levi gives you his tips for capturing great fireworks images to remember the start of the new year.

Are you ready for Independence Day fireworks?

US, Independence Day in Philadelphia, the nation’s birthplace, will culminate with spectacular fireworks in front of more than 500,000 on-lookers, many photographing the pyrotechnics. Ned Levi has suggestions to help you make your fireworks photos great.

Emergency preparedness for cruise ship passengers

The Carnival Triumph passengers are home from their ordeal, but many unanswered question are still left. It’s possible to learn from the passengers’ experience to become better prepared to handle cruise emergencies. Ned Levi discusses concrete suggestions for cruise ship passengers to help them get through a cruise ship emergency at sea.

Tips to be prepared in case of a cruise ship emergency

Last week Ned Levi looked at the maritime regulations which are in force for cruise ships and recommended changes, in light of the Costa Concordia tragedy. This week Ned offers safety tips for cruisers, so they are prepared in case an emergency occurs to help them ensure their safety, along with family, and friends traveling with them.

10 travel gifts I’d like to receive (hint, hint)

For weeks, travel “experts” have been inundating us with top ten gift lists of gadgets and gizmos. Since I wouldn’t consider buying most of the items myself, I decided to create my own list — for your consideration. (Hmm, I wonder if my wife is reading this.)