We have spent just over three months in southeast Asia. Here they arguably make the most beautiful and impressive places of buddhist worship, whether they are called wats, payas, temples or pagodas. During these months I couldn’t help but become a bit of a wat connoisseur (or wat snob) myself. Continue reading
Finding the right soundtrack for this video was no problem at all. Our stay in Cambodia happened to coincide with the buildup to Pchum Ben Day, or Ancestors’ Day. Continue reading
I’m still not entirely happy with how the video editing went, especially with the sound track. Free music seems to be mostly not so good. But this will have to do. Continue reading
Today we’ve been to a drive through food market in Ho Chi Minh City. Plenty of opportunity for filming because I felt a still photo doesn’t do this place justice. Be warned: several animals will be dismembered in this short clip.
I have been to the DPRK before, in September 2007, almost exactly ten years ago. A lot has changed during these ten years, from the immediately obvious to the subtle. Continue reading
I’m not a videographer, I much prefer still photography, but practice makes perfect – so they say. What better place to practise my video skills than on our travel blog. Continue reading
A little more than a year ago we read an article on grown-up gap years in the Travel supplement of the Sunday Times. We are far from being in our 50s or 60s, we don’t even consider ourselves as middle-aged, and we don’t like sailing, but the idea struck a chord with us. Continue reading
When it comes to choosing which electronic items to take on our big trip and which ones to leave at home I find myself in a conundrum. There is quite a gap between what I’d like to take and what is reasonable to do so. Continue reading