close up of a monkey at the monkey forest

The Monkeys of the Monkey Forest

So far, my interactions with monkeys have mostly been on the lawless side of things. I watched them rip bags of popcorn out of little girls hands in zoos, in Tanzania, I saw them stealing from vehicles and in...
Two men with traditional flags.

Photos from Tanah Lot

While spending a month in South Bali, I made a couple day trips to the surrounding attractions. After already having had a good time in Uluwatu, I decided to head to another one of the sea temples along Bali's...
Famous guy with a dog on a motorcycle

Photos of the Week – Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is an incredibly photogenic city. At every corner, there seems to be an interesting scene, fascinating people or beautiful architecture just waiting to be photographed. The mosques, as loud as they...
Cat in Istanbul

The Cats of Istanbul

Well, the crazy cat lady had another field day. After my post about the Cats of Dubrovnik, I was happy to find out through the many enthusiastic comments, that one of my next destinations - Istanbul - was...
Cat in Dubrovnik

The Cats of Dubrovnik

Recently, I was out shooting cats. Not with any weapons obviously, but with my camera! Brendan lovingly calls me a crazy cat lady - and maybe I am one - but I simply can't resist petting all the friendly...
Old car on the island of Brač

From Split to Brač – a Photo Essay

Instead of doing a photos of the week post, this week I'll give you a photo essay from Split and it's adjoining island, Brač. After trudging through quite a few big European cities and visiting some great...
Budapest

Photos of the Week – Budapest, Hungary

I loved Budapest. It's a great city that has much to offer, both in the beautiful architecture department, as well as the fun department. The many exciting activities sure mix things up a bit and spice up the...
Bird at the "house of the sea"

Photos of the Week – Vienna, Austria

I have to admit, that I was bored in Vienna. The Austrian capital is relatively expensive, which leaves someone on a budget, who doesn’t want to spend hundreds of Euros on admission fees, a bit stranded....