Hi there! My name is Claire.
I am a Travel Planning Geek
If you are curious about this website, this is the page for you!
ABOUT ZIGZAG ON EARTH
Create detailed Travel Guides to help you visualize and plan unforgettable trips
For those wondering why the name ZigZag On Earth: I am not a full time traveler, I just ZigZag to different places and back home and then somewhere else, whenever I have the time.
The Short Story of Why it all started
I think planning a trip if part of the fun of traveling. I spend many hours (shall I say days or weeks?) researching potential travel destinations, deciding on what to see or visit, finding out the best places and times to photography things…
I am a TRAVEL PLANNING GEEK!!!
I get such a high when, after hours scrolling and clicking, I finally find the information I needed. Don’t you?
Well this is why I started ZigZag On Earth . I want to give back to other travel planning addicts by sharing tips and my own photos. Contrary to most travel blogs which share general country posts, I provide detailed information location by location.
I want you to get a high when landing on my website and finding the information you need.
You will note that I don't play with fancy photo techniques or drone footage. I want you to see pictures close to the reality at the time I saw it.
This way you can decide if the place makes it on your itinerary and when you should get there.
No flashing or confusing ads - In fact, no ads at all
I am glad to stay that the ZigZag on Earth Travel Guides are free from ads.
And for any French readers out there, I have started translating my destination guides in French under the name ZigZag Voyages.
You can call me Claire or Frenchy
I was born and grew up in Normandy, France. After graduating as an engineer, I was lucky that thanks to my work as a quality manager for medical devices, and I have lived from 1 month to 3 ½ years in places like Paris, Munich, Sydney, Singapore and the German Black Forest.
I have 2 big passions:
- Seeing the best that Nature has to offer around the Earth
- Simplifying and organizing information (seriously, I love it!!!)
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ABOUT MY PHOTOGRAPHY
- a Canon 7D with only one lens for practicality (a Canon EFS 18-200mm), and a my very light but steady tripod Induro CT213
- a GoPro Hero 4 silver
I am excited to share that one of my pictures was selected in one of the National Geographic Your shot story as well as published in their book Getting Your Shot!
GENERAL INFO / POLICY
- I will try to keep the information up-to-date but cannot ensure the accuracy of all details
- Almost all photographs on this website have been taken by and are the propriety of myself, Claire Robinson, creator of ZigZag On Earth. Those shall not be used, reproduced or sold without my approval.