Vacationing in Cuba

Vacationing in Cuba [how to plan your trip]

Many things have changed in the last years of the Cuban-US relationship. Both countries have new presidents, Trump and Miguel Díaz-Canel.…
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Full guide to ISO in Travel Photography

Camera ISO [from full form to a Waterfall case study]

When it comes to ISO, I am sure you have heard enough about the ISO full form and the noise…
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Top things to do in Doha and Qatar

Best 22 things to do in Doha and Qatar [for a day, 2 days or longer stay]

My usual flights are 20-24 hours long when I travel to Europe or Africa (my "home" is Melbourne). In the…
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How to choose your Sri Lanka tea plantation hotel [with tips on a map]

How to choose your Sri Lanka tea plantation hotel [with tips on a map]

Let me say that staying in a Sri Lanka Tea Plantation Hotel is surely one of the most unique, exclusive…
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Water Garden Sigiriya and things to do around

Water Garden Sigiriya review [with things to do close to the resort]

Let me say straight away that one of the most amazing sites in Sri Lanka surely is Sigiriya; and the…
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Pasikudah Bay and Kalkudah Beach and 2 epic resorts

Kalkudah and Pasikudah Beach [and 2 epic resorts]

Pasikudah beach, also known as Pasikudah bay, is one of the newest tourist areas of Sri Lanka, located in the…
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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ethical review

Pinnawala elephant orphanage ethical review and abuse [shall I go]

So here I am writing on the Pinnawala elephant orphanage and the abuse that this place was accused of. In true honesty,…
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Best compact camera for travel [within your budget]

Best compact camera for travel 2018 [within your budget]

The trip is booked, the flight tickets are printed, the Passport is ready. Now, what is the best compact camera…
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Top Cairns beaches including swimming holes [for wet and dry season]

Top 13 Cairns beaches including swimming holes [for wet and dry season]

If it is true there are no real Cairns beaches, in the city centre, it is also true you can…
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Best travel lenses for Canon, Nikon and Mirrorless [August 2018]

I have been asked many times what is the top travel camera "at the moment". I was never asked however what…
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An easy trip to the Lopburi Monkey Temple - 1 day or more

How to best experience the Lopburi Monkey Temple

Let's start straight away with a question. Why should you plan a trip to the Lopburi Monkey Temple? Because it…
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How and what second hand camera to buy for travel photography

How and what second hand camera to buy for your photography

Let's start straight with an important question. Should I buy brand new equipment or should I go for a second…
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Discover 9 easy things to do in Ayutthaya

Discover 9 spectacular things to do in Ayutthaya

Visiting the formal capital of Siam is a must in any trip to Thailand. There are so many interesting things…
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Padar Island, Pink Beach and the Komodo National Park tour

Padar Island, Pink Beach and the Komodo National Park tour

Why visiting the Komodo National Park? Because this region is the foreplay to paradise. Think a swim at Pink Beach as a…
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A day in crazy Bali with VW Safari tour, Ayung water rafting and more

A day in crazy Bali with VW Safari tour, Ayung water rafting and more

I have been to Bali already three times and everytime this island surprises me. There are indeed so many things…
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Indonesia Bintan Island, 1 hour from Singapore by ferry, miles away from the busy city life

Bintan Island, 1 hour from Singapore by ferry, miles away from the busy city life

Relaxation is what the Indonesian island of Bintan is able to offer at its best. Considering it is less than one…
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What to do in Jakarta in 2 days - Just back from the Indonesian capital

What to do in Jakarta in 2 days – Just back from the Indonesian capital

Whenever I talk with other travellers about Asia there is little mention about the Indonesian Capital. And in some respects,…
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Photography courses and tours in Melbourne

Photography courses in Melbourne [beginners or advanced, 1 day]

Running a travel photography website entails a fair bit of flying around the world. I know, I can't complain :D However…
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Cairns to Port Douglas drive_ 100 km up to the Daintree Rainforest

Cairns to Port Douglas drive, 100 km up to the Daintree Rainforest

Finally I was able to organise this epic trip, the Cairns to Port Douglas scenic drive. Why scenic? Because this…
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Photography in Amsterdam, Leiden and around

Photography in Amsterdam, Leiden and around

Every year or so I try to plan a European trip. The problem with Europe is that there are too…
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