Useful travel and photography related links.

Allianz (Access America) Travel Insurance

Protect your travel investment with travel insurance
Travel insurance is a great way to protect your travel investment. By choosing to offer travel insurance, your travel agent is providing you a financial safety net for most unforeseen inconveniences.

Referral code: F029337

Medjet Assist

Unlike other evacuation services, MedjetAssist lets you decide which hospital will be your final destination. Plus, there’s no medical necessity clause. If you are hospitalized, we'll be there for you — regardless of the nature of your illness or injury. Compare the difference between MedjetAssist and other plans.

Domestic air medical evacuation averages $10,000 to $20,000, and internationally, it can exceed $75,000. But not with the medical evacuation service of MedjetAssist. As a member, if you are ever hospitalized 150 miles or more away from home, MedjetAssist will arrange for a medically equipped and staffed aircraft to pick you up and fly you to the hospital of your choice — at no additional charge. No transportation cost limitations. No pre-existing condition exclusions. Just peace of mind each and every time you travel.

Referral code: SL046

USA Passport

Need a passport, check out the US Department of State

U.S. Dept. of State - International Travel

U.S. Dept. of State - International Travel

The State Department’s Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management (ACS) administers the Consular Information Program, which informs the public of conditions abroad that may affect their safety and security. Country Specific Information, Travel Alerts, and Travel Warnings are vital parts of this program.

Customs and Border Protection

What can you bring back with you? Check out US Customs and Border Protection

Travel Visa Service

Need a travel visa?  You can google search for various countries that offer travel visa's, her is one example:


Center for Disease Control Prevention

CDC -  Your online source for health information.

Currency Conversion

What is your US dollar worth at your next destination. Check out XE currency conversion.

Weather Reports

Check out your next destination for the latest weather at

Thrift Books

Check out for maps, travel books, historical, cultural readings.


Electrical Outlet - Electrical Help for World Travelers - This is a guide to some important issues when deciding to use your electrical appliances in another country. It includes a table describing electrical systems worldwide, illustrations of electrical plugs you may run across, advice on using your computer and other general advice that you may find helpful. Finally, there is a list of sources for electrical travel accessories.

Friends of the Serengeti

We are a proud member and represent our clients for Friends ot the Serengeti

Houston Audubon Society

Houston Audubon is a chapter of National Audubon Society in an assigned 11-county area surrounding and including Houston. Its mission is to promote the conservation and appreciation of birds and wildlife habitat, which it accomplishes through acquiring and maintaining critical habitat as bird sanctuaries, education programs for children and adults, advocacy efforts, and land conservation projects. Its activities extend beyond Houston and its surrounding counties when necessary to accomplish a conservation purpose. Monthly membership meetings (September through May) are open to the public, as are most field trips and other activities.

International Galapagos Tour Operators Association

Strabo Tours has been an active member of IGTOA since 2003. IGTOA is a 501.c.6 nonprofit association of travel companies, conservation organizations, and other groups that are dedicated to the complete and lasting protection of the Galapagos. See Challenges Facing the Galapagos.

Our mission is to preserve the Galapagos Islands as a unique and priceless world heritage that will provide enjoyment, education, adventure and inspiration to present and future generations of travelers.

Membership is open only to commercial and nonprofit organizations. But we also welcome the involvement of individuals. You can sign up to receive Action Alerts, help petition for change, and support important project funding.
If you travel to the Galapagos, the most important decision you make is the choice of a responsible travel company. By choosing an IGTOA member you will travel with a knowledgeable and responsible tour operator that supports sustainable ecotourism. IGTOA members are informed, involved, and concerned.

Carolinas Nature Photographers Association

CNPA has a variety of benefits and opportunities available to its membership that support the needs of all levels of photographers. 

Foto Fest

Bill Lea and Kevin Adams have organized what has quickly become the MUST-ATTEND photography event for North Carolina and the Southeast. They’ve combined the best features from other photography events with their own ideas for an exciting and rewarding learning experience.

If you have ever witnessed the passion, dedication, and strive for excellence that Bill and Kevin have for everything they do, then you know they will succeed in making the Western North Carolina Foto Fest a big success.

New England Camera Club Council

The New England Camera Club Council (NECCC) is a non-profit umbrella group for about 80 camera clubs in the New England states (Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont). The Council was established in 1937 and incorporated in 1963.

The Council sponsors a variety of events and services for the photographers of New England.


North American Nature Photography Association

NANPA's Mission -
NANPA promotes the art and science of nature photography as a medium of communication, nature appreciation, and environmental protection.

NANPA provides information, education, inspiration and opportunity for all persons interested in nature photography.

NANPA fosters excellence and ethical conduct in all aspects of our endeavors.

Niagara Frontier Regional Camera Club

Live in the Niagara Falls region, check us out at the Can / Am Photo Expo every year. Held either March or April each year in the Buffalo Niagara Falls region.

Niagara Frontier Regional Camera club

Santa Fe Workshops

Santa Fe Photographic Workshops is an inspirational resource for all photographers, from enthusiasts to professionals. Offering over 150 educational programs a year, you'll learn from today's most influential instructors to inspire your creativity and expand your technical skills. Whether engaging your imagination in Santa Fe, discovering the culture of San Miguel de Allende, or exploring far off places, the Workshops supports all levels of participants in their passion for photography.

Think Tank Photo

As a special offer, when you order $50 or more of Think Tank gear online, at checkout you will be able to select a gift to receive for free.  Be sure to let others know about this special deal.  Enjoy your free gift.

Click here to browse and get your free gift: Think Tank Photo

Think Tank Photo is a group of designers and professional photographers focused on studying how photographers work, and developing inventive new carrying solutions to meet their needs. By focusing on “speed” and “accessibility,” we prepare photographers to Be Ready “Before The Moment,” allowing them to document those historic moments that reflect their personal visions and artistic talents. For some companies, it is only about the product. For us, it is more: It is about supporting photographers doing their job. If we can design products that help photographers travel easier, take pictures faster, and organize their gear more efficiently, then we will have accomplished something beyond the bags themselves.

Hunts Photo and Video

New Englands Largest Photography Retailer. You will be ready to start shooting as soon as you leave the store when you purchase your camera at Hunts Photo, Video and definitely Digital. As New Englands largest retailer of photo, video and digital imaging products, we make sure every client feels comfortable with his or her purchase and confident in its use. Whether you are a student, hobbyist, or photo or video professional, Hunts Photo, Video and definitely Digital will help you choose the right equipment for all of your imaging needs.

Autumn Color Digital Imaging

All digital services that we offer are designed with the fine art photographer and digital artist in mind. Customer originals are handled with care through out our process. From start to finish AutumnColor offers a skilled staff to bring your photographic images and digital designs to life.

Shop for Photography & Videography Gear


Take advantage of Strabo's partnership with BorrowLenses, to get your 10% discount off their photo & video equipment rentals any time! Cick the link below: + Strabo Photo Tour Collection Discount

Browse the largest online selection of photo and video gear
available for rent on Rent camera bodies,
lenses, lighting kits, and more via our easy to use website
navigation or search for a specific item in our search bar.

Choose your rental duration, whether or not you want
insurance, and “Add to Cart”. If you would like to rent for a
duration of time that is different than our standard options, or if
you’d like to use your own insurance in conjunction with ours,
please call us so that we may tailor your order to your needs.

BorrowLenses and Strabo Discount on camera equipment

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