Category Archives: Asia

A Mount Bromo sunrise – up close and personal with an active volcano

iPhone pano. Not bad for a phone pic, eh? Mount Ijen was a dramatic introduction to Indonesia’s island of

Photographing the blue fire of Mount Ijen

The power of a photo The very first moment that I knew I wanted to become a professional photographer was when I

Photo highlights of my Bali itinerary

Before I went to Indonesia’s famous island of Bali, I had preconceived notions of a popular paradise with

Backpacking with Granite Gear stuff sacks

Granite Gear stuff sacks Every little bit of space counts when it comes to backpacking and I needed that valuable

Finding the temple of my dreams in Bagan

Myanmar’s beloved Bagan is a land of ancient architectural wonder and a feast for the eyes. Temples,

Seeking my Ubud in Bali, Indonesia

When I arrived in Bali, I didn’t know how long I planned to stay on the island, let alone in the country.

A photo essay of my Cameron Highlands tour highlights

Cameron Highlands has a lot to offer for a photo hungry traveler like myself. I was very interested in seeing the

Langkawi wildlife in photos

If you’ve read my previous post on the natural beauty of Malaysia’s island of Langkawi, it will be no

Discover the natural beauty of Langkawi

When I decided that Dave and I should visit Langkawi Island in Malaysia, I didn’t really know what to

A hazy visit to Railay in Krabi, Thailand

After the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, I was long overdue for peaceful isolation amongst the beaches. I had been

Sofitel So Bangkok – A luxurious welcome back to Bangkok

The view of Lumphini Park and Bangkok’s skyline from my room at Sofitel So Bangkok. Finally back in

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