A Little Taste of Germany

Houses on a canal in Papenburg, Germany at sunset

We interrupt the regularly scheduled Southeastern Asia blog schedule for a few photos from my trip to Germany and Istanbul. I was there on self-assignment (a.k.a., visiting my boyfriend) from September 10 through 18. Here is a little taste of what I saw.

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The Cai Rang Floating Markets

Worker at the Cai Rang Floating Markets

A Travel Guide for Can Tho, Vietnam It was tough for me to write this blog post about the Cai Rang floating markets. On the one hand, the floating markets are a fascinating local experience that give visitors a taste of what life in Vietnam was like before the introduction of Western-style supermarkets. On the […]

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Angkor Wat Sunrise Strategies

Angkor Wat sunrise

In my last few posts, I gave you some tips for traveling to Siem Reap and within the Angkor Wat temple complex. Today I tackle how to snag the ultimate unicorn: the elusive Angkor Wat sunrise photo. Many have tried to capture it, but here is what you need to know in order to bag […]

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Angkor Wat Temple Guide

Angkor Wat at sunrise for an Angkor Wat temple guide

An Assessment of Each Angkor Wat Temple From a Photographer’s Perspective If you have a Tomb Raider-style photography adventure to Cambodia in your future, then this Angkor Wat temple guide will come in handy. In February I spent a week in Siem Reap visiting virtually every temple in the Angkor Wat complex. I visited most […]

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Angkor Wat Travel Tips

Line of statue heads at Bayon Temple for an article on Angkor Wat travel tips

Tips for Traveling to Angkor Wat From a Photographer’s Perspective When I was researching my own trip to Cambodia, I did not find a lot of Angkor Wat travel tips from a photographer’s perspective. Even though Angkor Wat is one of the most photographed places in all of the world, I never found a key […]

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Siem Reap Travel Tips

Tourists getting a fish massage for an article on Siem Reap travel tips

Siem Reap is the Las Vegas of Southeast Asia. As opposed to quieter destinations in this part of the world, Siem Reap is all about neon lights, loud noise, and sensory overload. If the temples of Angkor Wat are on your list of must-see destinations, then this town is a necessary evil as there is […]

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Death Valley in Black and White

Photos of Death Valley in black and white

Don’t get me wrong, I love the colors of the rock formations and mountains in Death Valley.  But that said, the lunar landscape of the area offers wonderful opportunities to explore texture once the color has been removed. Here are a few highlights from my trip to Death Valley as seen in black and white.

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Death Valley Travel Tips

Tourist at Badwater for an article on Death Valley travel tips

I am always in search of new adventures, and there are few places I would venture to twice. Top of my list of exceptions, however, is Death Valley. The lunar landscape of the desert is unlike almost anything on earth, and I came back from my trip with some spectacular photos as well as a […]

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Coney Island Street Photography Tips

Coney Island street photography of lovers taking a selfie on the boardwalk

Coney Island is a street photographers paradise. The colors, action, and people get photographers of every genre something to shoot. Here are a few tips for your Coney Island street photography if you are planning a trip to the Brooklyn shore. 

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Ode to Summer: A Final North Carolina Photo

Yard art in Dillsboro, North Carolina

Happy Labor Day! Is summer really over? A final photo from my July trip to North Carolina. This was a spontaneous stop just outside Dillsboro, as I was driving on my way to Cherokee for the annual pow wow. I saw these sculptures and assumed it was an old graveyard. Turns out this is simply […]

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