Travel Agent Spotlight: Jacob Marek

Travel Agent Spotlight: Jacob Marek

Focusing on a niche is something we hear about quite often. We have discussed some of what might be considered the typical niches: small ship cruising, luxury travel, all things Disney, vegan travel, etc. Jacob Marek has possibly touched on an underserved niche; introverts. We recently sat down with Jacob to discuss his business and his new-found niche.

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BALLOON BOY /// A Hot Air Balloon Safari from 1,000 Feet Above Africa

BALLOON BOY /// A Hot Air Balloon Safari from 1,000 Feet Above Africa

“Good morning” tap tap tap. “Good morning” tap tap tap.

It’s 5am and I wake up to the softest, kindest “good morning” followed by three taps against my canvas tent as I wake up this morning in the Masai Mara. I open the door flap and am greeted by a warm smile from one of the camp staff, along with a pot of bold Kenyan coffee and a cookie.

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Travel Photography on a Smartphone, Fancy Camera Optional

Travel Photography on a Smartphone, Fancy Camera Optional

Smartphone cameras have come a long way in quality! While obviously not as professional as a DSLR camera, anyone with a bit of a creative streak can have fun experimenting with different photography techniques when traveling. It's the perfect opportunity to play around and come back with a bunch of great photos with stories to tell!

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