Category for Photo Essay

Amsterdam in Pictures

Posted by • December 21, 2012 • Amsterdam ,Europe ,Netherlands ,Photo Essay 2 Comments

Amsterdam is one of those places on many’s people “must visit” list, including us. We finally made it possible a few weeks ago. A three-hour train ride took us there from Brussels; it was short

Treating Ourselves in Ha Long Bay: Photo Essay

Posted by • November 1, 2012 • Photo Essay ,Southeast Asia ,Vietnam 8 Comments

To finish our trip in Vietnam and Southeast Asia, we treated ourselves with a weekend cruise around Ha Long Bay. What makes Ha Long very unique is the scenery of thousands of tiny islands

Angkor Wat Avoiding the Crowds

Posted by • September 24, 2012 • Best Of ,Cambodia ,Photo Essay ,Southeast Asia ,Travel Tips 8 Comments

Angkor, located in Cambodia’s Northern Province of Siem Reap, is one of the most fascinating archaeological places on the planet, definitely the most important in Southeast Asia. The ruins were built 900 years ago by the

A place like no other

Posted by • September 20, 2012 • Cambodia ,Photo Essay ,Southeast Asia 8 Comments

It is already late afternoon. A heavy rain in the morning forced us to change plans from exploring Angkor Wat to visiting a floating market. Although it turned out to be a bit more

On the Mekong in Laos: Photo Essay

Posted by • September 5, 2012 • Laos ,Photo Essay ,Southeast Asia 10 Comments

We were introduced to Laos by cruising down the Mekong River on a slow boat. Our 150 km journey started in northern Laos at Huay Xai, ending 2 days later in the middle of the country at Luang

Capture the Colour

Posted by • August 25, 2012 • Photo Essay 13 Comments

I bought my first and only SLR camera before we started our travels almost one year ago. It has become a delightful part of my life and something that I truly look forward to continue learning. I

Our favorite spots in Kuala Lumpur

Posted by • August 9, 2012 • Kuala Lumpur ,Malaysia ,Photo Essay ,Southeast Asia 4 Comments

It was not in our plans to visit Malaysia, but our 15 day visa extension was about to expire so we booked the cheapest round-trip flight from Thailand, and bought ourselves a few days in Kuala

The Black Houses

As I promised in my previous post 24 hours in Chiang Rai here are my favorite pictures of The Black Houses. These houses are a collection of 40 different  buildings filled with skeletons, skulls, skins of exotic

When Reality Meets Fantasy

Who wouldn’t like to visit a world of wizards, fairies and dragons? A place where all the fantasy novels happen? I would! And recently kind of did. Last week we came across one of the