Archive | April, 2015

Ornate façade at Chiang Khan Wat

Northern Thailand and morning alms

Northern Thailand and morning alms, Travel Photo Mondays The Buddhist ritual of the morning alms of monks happens all over Thailand. Rising early, along with locals paying their respects, the monks appear each morning on the main roads from the temple to collect food and other contributions from local people in the streets and offer blessings in exchange. […]

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Mekong cruise: Loei region of Thailand

Mekong cruise – Travel Photo Mondays

Enjoying a Mekong cruise- Loei region of Thailand for Travel Photo Mondays   It is late afternoon in the sleepy city of Chiang Khan along Northeast section of the Mekong river separating Thailand and its neighbor Laos on the other side of the river. It seems like everyone is taking an afternoon siesta and avoiding the […]

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Bangkok: walking through Chinatown

Bangkok: walking through Chinatown

  Bangkok: walking through Chinatown Bangkok’s Chinatown is huge! I had no idea and it really is a Chinatown and not just a tourist driven area, it is a working, eating and shopping venue filled with interesting specialty foods, unusual trinkets and gift items and fun places to explore or just get lost. Fortunately I went […]

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Buddha figure at Baan SIlapin

A first impression of Bangkok – Travel Photo Mondays

A first impression of Bangkok, Thailand – Travel Photo Mondays   Bangkok is such a huge metropolis and an exotic destination that everyone must experience so when I was invited to visit the city as part of a press conference and tour with Travel Bloggers Exchange, I happily jumped at the opportunity. Arriving very late at […]

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Water taxi in Chicago

10 Photography tips for grey sky or rainy days

10 Photography tips for  grey sky or rainy days   I had a quick layover in Chicago and I planned a fantastic urban outdoor adventure exploring downtown and even taking one of the iconic river cruises. Well arriving early on a very cold and cloudy day really dampened my enthusiasm and thoughts of enjoying the […]

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East End traditional architecture and graffiti

East End London, Travel Photo Mondays

East End, London: cool graffiti, great eats and shopping venues   One of my all time favorite areas to hang out and enjoy the new trends and foods of the moment in London is definitely in East London at Brick Lane and Shoreditch. An area that is quickly transforming area and gentrifying, and in my […]

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London bridges lit up along the Thames river

Discovering London at night time

Discovering London at night-time for Travel Photo Mondays   London is a fun and lively city filled with so many attractions and landmarks to visit. Staying up into the late hours brings out a totally different feel but just as lively and colorful throughout the city. It seems like everything just comes alive when the sun […]

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