You don’t have to look far to find something picture worthy in India. From the bizarre, the beautiful, the unique or even the straight out dirty, India becomes a photographer’s (or Instagramer in this matter) paradise. Below are my Instagrams of India which I snapped over the 5 weeks we traveled from Kochi to Kolkata.
A quintessential stop on any tour through India, the Taj Mahal is supposed to be all it’s cracked up to be, and for some people, more. But it’s hard to not have expectations of something so hyped-up and touristy. As I entered through the red brick gates, I wasn’t overwhelmed with awe or shock, rather, […]
When you hear the term “backwaters,” especially in India, images of slim infused water and plastic bag jellyfish enter the mind. Taking a tour of these backwaters sounds even more somber. I originally imagined floating through canals behind small houses on a small motorized and smoggy boat. Fortunately, the Keralan backwaters are nothing like that. Unfortunately, I think all the trash […]
Usually skipped by tourists planning to visit Asia, Korea still offers a lot to see and learn for any international visitor. The food is great and even after two years, I still haven’t tried everything. Pertaining to culture, Korea’s is pretty interesting, and not an easy one to crack. Being a homogeneous nation for so long makes for a […]
Last winter was bleak. It was cold, it rarely snowed, and I was in emotional shambles most of the time. If you couldn’t tell from my last post, my mood is very dependent on the weather. Thankfully, this winter in Korea feels light years away from that, even though it’s still freezing. While last week was an especially cold […]
Inside the palace walls: Gyeongbokgung
Ever since I switched from my old blog to this site, I’ve gotten serious about social media, consistent blogging, photo editng; the whole lot. Being on twitter has exposed me to so many amazing travel bloggers and also…travel blogging contests. One taking over my twitter feed is the Capture the Colour Contest by TravelSupermarket.com. The prizes are […]
The faces of the Andean Highlands are those of a modern contradiction. A charming and radiant smile peers through a dirty and fatigued face. A striking tapestry worn on the shoulders of a woman is as piercing as the look in her eyes, but the tired wrinkles tell another story. A subtle glance from one […]