Recommended Resources

Everything on this page is a product or service we use and some are our recommendations. We will not post anything on this page if we do not use it ourselves or find it valuable.

We regularly update this page with new items we use, so make sure you bookmark this page and come back to see what is working for us.

Camera Gear

Sony AX53 Camera

Sony AX53

The newest & main camera I use for my videos.

Canon G7X Mark1

Canon G7X

My previous main camera before the Sony AX53.

GoPro 4 Black

GoPro 4 Black

I love the small size and the camera output but I think there is a better camera than the GoPro.

Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4

I brought this about 4 years ago and do not feel the urge to buy another phone soon.

SanDisk Extreme Pro

SanDisk Extreme Pro

Read & write up to 95mb/s, 64GB. Good for recording 4K & HD videos

Amazon Cheap Tripod

Lightweight Tripod

This is a very affordable/cheap tripod, great for beginners. No need to spend hundreds of dollars if you are just starting out.

Alternative: click here

GoPro Selfie Stick

Selfie Stick

I hate to use them but I can’t afford a camera man.

Feiyu FY-G4 3-Axis

Feiyu FY-G4 3-Axis

Need this for my GoPro 4 Black to record smooth videos.

GoPro Accessories

GoPro Accessories

Don’t have to buy the expensive genuine accressories from GoPro. Get everything under $50 from Amazon.

Lens Filter

Lens Filter

Protect your camera lens

Laptop/Notebook

MSI Apache Gaming Laptop

MSI Apache Gaming Laptop

This is my main laptop and I did all my videos and work on this machine. If it’s good for gaming, it’s good enough to do serious work.

Samsung ATIV Book 9

Samsung ATIV Book 9

Spec: i5, 4GB ram, 512GB SSD

Belkin Laptop Surge Protector

Belkin F5C791-C8 & APC

100-240V surge protection for laptops/notebook.

Universal Power Strip

Universal Power Strip

Universal power strip 100V to 220V/250V and 2500 Watts Surge Protector.

Anker USB Hub & Charger

Anker USB Hub & Charger

Not all USB ports or USB hubs are able to charge your phones. This Anker USB hub is not just for connecting USB devices, it is also a charger with a built-in surge protection.

Microphone & Headphone

Zoom H4n

Zoom H4n

This is a portable microphone recorder, I exclusively use this to record myself when I’m outside away with my computer.

Mic for Zoom H4n: Giant Squid Audio Lab Omnidirectional Microphone & Sony ECMCS3.

Audio-Technica AT2020

Audio-Technica AT2020

This is a USB microphone, it is my favorite microphone so far. I use it when I’m indoor on my computer and use Adobe Audition to record the sound.

Rode VMGO Video Mic

Rode Video Mic

This mic is attached to the camera and provides great audio quality.

Audio-Technica ATH Headphone

Audio-Technica ATH Headphone

Headphone when I am watching movies.

Pop Filter

Pop Filter

Filter out the POP sound when recording vocal.

Backpack, Luggage & Other Gear

SwissGear Laptop Computer Backpack

SwissGear Laptop Backpack

I can fit all my electronic equipment listed on this page into this backpack.

Samsonite Luggage

Luggage

I recommend getting the Samsonite for its durability, lightweight, plus a limited 10-year global warranty.

Portable Hard Drives

Portable Hard Drives

I use both Western Digital & Seagate for backing up my videos and photos. I buy which ever is the cheapest. I use Dsynchronize for synchronizing all my files.

Casio watch with digital compass

Casio Watch with Digital Compass

This watch has a digital compass, solar cell to recharge the batteries & tons of other functions. I can’t count how many times the digital compass has saved my butt.

Portable Battery

Portable Battery

Travel Necessities

Eye Mask

Eye Mask

The Bedtime Bliss doesn’t put pressure directly on your eyes, which makes it more comfortable for extended wearing.

Earplugs

Earplugs

The Hearos Xtreme Protection earplugs have an astounding 33-decibel noise reduction rate and only cost about 33 cents per pair.

Clothesline

Clothesline

The Flexo-Line is made out of braided surgical latex, which can stretch up to 7 feet long and grip your clothes without clothespins.

Toiletry Organizer

Toiletry Organizer

Eagle Creek’s Wallaby has a huge hook that can hang from anything and a smartly organized interior that fits small and large items alike.

Travel Pillow

Travel Pillow

Premium comfortable inflatable travel pillow. Push button inflation – soft washable case.

Accommodation

Agoda

Agoda

An amazing website for accommodation in Thailand & all of Asia. This should be your primary accommodation website for guesthouses & hotels in Asia. Book now >

Booking.com

Booking.com

Booking.com provides great resource and booking site for cheap hotels and other accommodation. Book now >

Software

Adobe

We use Adobe Create Suite 2016 for all our graphics, sound and video productions. There is some steep learning curve on all of these software but once you get a hang of it. Your imagination is the limit.

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