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Musings While Touring Morocco

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This trip to Morocco happened quite whimsically. An overseas trip was on the books for a while but the actual destination hadn’t been firmed until about 3 weeks prior to leaving. Like any diligent traveler, I did my fair bit of research on the country, its denizens, and their culture. In some cases, my research prepared me in terms of …

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Manarola: By Day and By Night

In Landscape, Travel, Urban by Brian Matiash5 Comments

One advantage to scouting a location early is that you can usually secure the best spot to get a great composition of an iconic place such as Manarola, Italy. I remember visiting Cambodia several years back and was intent on capturing the sunrise over Angkor Wat. I remember hearing the 2:30AM alarm and immediately cursed myself. I’d never get my …

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Returning to Tokyo

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Oh my, it has been quite a long minute since my last post, hasn’t it? I promise to go into more detail about the hiatus in the next few weeks but the tl;dr is that two months ago, I took on the role of Global Director of Social Media at Wacom and since then, I’ve had next to know time to …

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Travel much? Encrypt your drives!

In Travel, Video by Brian Matiash6 Comments

I learned a valuable lesson about travel and data encryption when I arrived back home after my trip to Cuba. As a result, I put together this video that walks you through the very easy process of encrypting your travel drives and computer. In the event of a theft, as was the case with me, you can have peace of …