Manila ‘Wet Markets’: Gallery

Asian markets are an intense mishmash of colours, smells and sounds. Exotic produce rubs shoulders with the surging crowd that throbs and pulses through small networks of alleys hidden by awnings and chaos. Vendors shout as traffic buzzes at your back. It’s hard to just Read More …

5 Tips for Urban Travel Photography: Gallery

Travel photography is one of the most enjoyable and effective ways to document your travel memories. However, not all travel photos have to be sunsets over white sand beaches with palm trees or famous landmarks. You see, the beauty of travel is that it allows Read More …

Puerto Galera: Paradise on Manila’s Doorstep

I’m sitting at a bar. Hardly surprising I know. But, it’s the location of this particular beer that’s worth talking about. I’m in Puerto Galera south of Manila on the island of Mindoro. Behind me I’m watched over by giant volcanic peaks, trying to pierce Read More …

Ocean Dusk: Gallery

The Northern Beaches in Sydney is my favourite place on this earth. The smell of sea air as ocean mist wafts up from the beach is unique. It blends with warm summer breeze as it dances in salty air to the soundtrack of pounding waves Read More …

The mystical fantasy island that actually exists: Coron

The vibrational hum of the propeller engines shifts from a constant high buzz to a low drone as our plane dips into a descent. As we pass through the haze, I look out the window and see perfect island after perfect island. Like giant turtles, Read More …

Deepawali Festival, India

There are times when you experience something incredible. Something so unique, so overwhelming… Something that’s so different to your past experiences that it makes your body tingle and the hairs stand up on your neck as you watch on in awe. Your senses are so Read More …

Daranak and Batlag Falls: An Oasis Near Manila

The Philippines is an incredible country. The archipelago is made up of over 7000 islands lined with pristine beaches, rolling mountains, rice fields and diverse culture. However, having 7000 islands to explore can be overwhelming. This is especially true if you’re stuck in Manila! The Read More …