Sacha DeVoretz
Journalist, writer, and world traveler. Passionate about the outdoors, all things pretty, eating healthy, enjoying life to the fullest and being kind to the planet.

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Entries by Sacha DeVoretz

Top Tips For Taking Amazing Travel Photos And Videos

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2016 | 1:42 PM

I love travel and I love taking photos and shooting videos. But how to create photos and videos that people will really enjoy?

Here are the top tips for taking amazing travel photos and videos:

Top Travel Photo Tips

Consider "people, places, things."

This is a useful tip for fantastic...

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Top Tips For Self-Tanning And Laser Hair Removal

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2016 | 10:50 AM

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I have always loved having a bit of colour during the summer months. Self-tanners have come a long way and really improved in the past five years or so. Now, you can have a real looking tan without the damage from the sun.

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Casual Summer Style That Goes From Hike To High Street

(0) Comments | Posted May 12, 2016 | 1:05 PM

I love the idea of having a wardrobe I can wear when I am enjoying the outdoors and also in the city. Living in Vancouver there are so many opportunities to enjoy nature. But after a hike, I may need to go to the store or the bank. How can...

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Hair Strobing: Hot Summer Trend Alert

(0) Comments | Posted May 9, 2016 | 3:14 PM

This hot new hair trend is an easy look and very popular with celebrities. This is a soft and subtle look that enhances your natural beauty and is the perfect look for summer.

To find out more about hair strobing, I spoke with Jessica Van Kuyk at Suki's...

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Nicaragua, The Hidden Gem Of The Americas

(34) Comments | Posted May 9, 2016 | 2:12 PM

I recently read a quote that really stuck with me, "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone." I can't recall who said this, but this is what travel represents to me. It is easy for me to stay in my comfort zone, go to places that I know,...

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Top Reasons Why Film Festivals Are Important

(0) Comments | Posted May 2, 2016 | 5:34 PM

I love film festivals and love documentary films even more. I find this genre of movies more engaging and interesting that major box office flicks.

In the next few weeks, I will be attending the DOXA film festival in Vancouver and I am excited. Why? Because the...

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This Spring's Top Menswear Trends Are Bold And Bright

(2) Comments | Posted April 27, 2016 | 12:55 PM

I am always trying to keep current on the latest trends, and this includes menswear, too!

Recently, I was fortunate enough to speak with Lévi Uwi, president and designer at Uwi Twins Fashion. Lévi shared with me his top tips for menswear this spring and his inspirations.

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The Top Travel Style Trends This Season

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2016 | 1:25 PM

If you have been reading my blog, you know I have written about the "Top Tips for Travel Skincare" and "Where The Locals Love to Hangout in Victoria."

To find out all the latest tips and trends on how to look amazing and feel comfortable (for...

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Top Tips For Travel Skincare

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2016 | 12:11 PM

I love traveling (who doesn't?) and I recently wrote about the best local spots in Victoria, BC. The only drawback to traveling is, that it can take a toll on my skin. On a long flight, my skin can get dehydrated dry and flaky, or it can have...

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Where The Locals Love To Hang Out In Victoria

(2) Comments | Posted April 15, 2016 | 4:32 PM

For me, the best part of traveling is when I chat with the locals. I learn from them what life is like in the town or city. Where do they eat? What shops do they visit? It can be an amazing way to explore a new destination.

Or if...

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How To Shoot Amazing Small Business Videos

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2016 | 3:25 PM

If you have been reading my series on "Top Tips For Making A Video That Will Get Results For Your Small Business", you have learned about how to choose the right camera, shooting tips, what kind of memory cards you will need and soon, I will be writing...

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How To Create Engaging Videos For Your Small Business Social Media

(0) Comments | Posted April 13, 2016 | 12:38 PM

I believe that social media is turning a corner. We are entering an age of authentic communication and exchange online. You can share the very best of your business through videos.

For the latest tips on how you can create engaging videos for your social media and website, I spoke...

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How To Choose The Best Camera For Your Small Business Video

(1) Comments | Posted April 8, 2016 | 5:08 PM

In my series on how small businesses can create videos to engage and attract new customers, I have discussed the "Top Tips For Making A Video That Will Get Results For Your Small Business."

Now, I will share the top tips for choosing the best camera for your...

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Must-Have Spring Wardrobe Staples For Women 35+

(7) Comments | Posted April 7, 2016 | 5:06 PM

Spring is here! And there's no better time to revamp your wardrobe and stock up on essentials.

To help you get started, I've rounded up a few of my favourite wardrobe essentials and accessories that will take your look to the next level. From a classic white...

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Choosing The Right Memory Card For Your Small Business Video

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2016 | 12:42 PM

If you have been following this series for a while now, you know that I have been discussing the top tips on "How To Create Amazing Videos For Your Small Business."

Video takes up a lot of memory. Either when you are shooting video or when it is...

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How To Get The Best Online Deals For Spring Trends

(0) Comments | Posted April 5, 2016 | 5:07 PM

I love spring fashion and find shopping online so convenient. The time I save can be spent outdoors, or enjoying time with my friends or dining out.

To find out the latest tips and tricks about how you can get the most out of your online shopping experience I spoke...

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Hot Spring Trends For Shellac Nails

(0) Comments | Posted March 30, 2016 | 12:13 PM

I love pretty nails. They can really make an outfit come together and at the same time you can make a statement about your personality with the colours you choose for your polish.

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Linda Ly owner and founder of Onyx...

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How To Store And Share Your Small Business Videos

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2016 | 5:21 PM

Videos are an amazing way for you to communicate directly with your customers. Most importantly, your customers will get to know you through your videos on a very important level.

They will trust you and keep coming back for more.

As you start shooting videos, you will...

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Top Tips For Making A Video That Will Get Results For Your Small Business

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2016 | 5:41 PM

If you have been following my series on the"Top Reasons Why Video Is Key For Your Small Business!", it will come as no surprise to learn this interesting statistic:

By 2017, video will account for 69 per cent of all consumer internet traffic, according to Cisco....

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Hot Trends For Undergarments This Spring

(1) Comments | Posted March 21, 2016 | 4:30 PM

As far as style goes... the only thing I love more than comfy pajamas are cozy undergarments. If you have been reading my blog for a while, you know my favourite combination is cozy and cute! When those two elements come together, it is fashion perfection.

Recently, I was lucky...

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