me at the opera house

Deserts, Mosques and an Exhibition

I love deserts. And it isn't just the absence of my mortal enemy, humidity, or the cute but bitey camels that make me happy, I love deserts because I enjoy capturing the beauty of the dunes and its...
fish market

Of Fish Markets and Princesses

On the third day of the Oman in Focus tour, we headed to Bahla, a city famous for pottery. On the way to one of the pottery shops, we spotted an amazing mosque on the side of the road and decided to stop for...
Two women dressed in traditional Omani clothes

Oman in Focus: From Al Hajar to Al Hamra

After a taxing first day in Wadi Mistal and Mussanah, we quickly head into the Al Hajar mountain range, which includes Oman's highest peak Jabal Shams. These brown and rugged peaks rise into the sky like a...
Room in the Citadel

Stepping off the Beaten Path in Hue

After trying to blend in with locals in Hanoi and travelling Halong Bay independently, Brendan and I were hit square in the face by mass tourism upon arriving in Hue. In certain parts, there were more tourists...
Star Photography in Wadi Rum

Tutorial: How to do Star Photography

Whether you call it star photography or astrophotography, capturing the beauty of the stars is something you definitely should not miss on your next trip into nature. How I did it: Camera: Canon 700D Lens:...
Art in Gang 2

The Gangs of Yogyakarta

Contrary to what the name suggests, the Gangs of Yogyakarta aren’t hordes of heavily-tattooed Indonesian men roaming the chaotic, trishaw-ladden streets of the city. Gang I and II are in fact two narrow and...