A week paddling in the Calamian Islands – Linapacan and Palawan, Part 1

Second last night of our weeklong trip: We just had a final 15 km to go - easy peasy, compared to the other 25-30 km days we've had in some epic conditions. However, our rash guards were starting to smell ripe, despite our best attempts to rinse them out to dry every night. And most …

Weekend in Myanmar: scenes from the train edition

I've never been very comfortable with street photography. But since we've moved to Singapore, the opportunities for landscape photography has shrunk quite significantly. At the same time, our goal this year is to visit more of South East Asia, havens for urban photography. With that in mind, one of my goals this trip was to …

Catching the Singapore National Day Parade Dress Rehearsal Fireworks

It's been a month since we moved to Singapore. It seems longer, but then again, we haven't managed to do much. Still trying to adjust, nevermind that I grew up here. Felt good tonight to bring out my camera again - its first outing since I picked it back up from the camera workshop last …

Day hike of Seven Sisters – Seaford to Birling Gap

I checked off the iconic walk of the Seven Sisters down by Brighton on a brilliantly blue early summer day. Headed down to Seaford by train, an easy 2 hour ride from London. From the train station, I walked across the small town to the Seaford Head Golf Course, where the sight of the imposing …

Weekend in Stonehenge, Bristol, and Bath

Another weekend, another road trip outside of London. This time we headed to Stonehenge, Bristol, Bath and Lacock, all conveniently clustered close to one another 2.5 hours outside of London. Getting out - and back in - of central London was the annoying bit, especially since sitting in start and stop traffic in a manual …