You better find something really interesting, late, or tiring to do when you’re in Riyadh on a Thursday night, because unless you are planning to go to Friday prayers, there isn’t much else to engage into on the morning of the 6th day of the week (in the Middle East we start our week on a Sunday). I had found myself an entertainment in flying … Continue reading The Place at The Edge of The World Where I Left a Piece of My Heart
If you had a chance to meet me in the last couple of years, you probably noticed my growing passion towards everything Arabian – language, people, music, food… and places. Also working for years with Saudis planted a fast-growing seed of curiosity in me both about their culture and their country, so the day has come to go and see it all for myself. After … Continue reading Are you lost? Or walking the streets of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Before going to Vietnam, I didn’t know anything about Danang. In fact it is a coastal city in central Vietnam known for its sandy beaches and history as a French colonial port, but for us, it was the party side of it that swept us away. The area where we stayed was right next to the beach, which was long and deserted in a beautiful way. … Continue reading Partying with the locals in Da Nang, Viet Nam.
Having just arrived to Da Nang, the city of golden bridges and few people speaking proper English, we decided to do something cultural. “Marble Mountain” – a some kind of a marble hill, overlooking the city, adjacent to the marble market where you can literally buy anything made out of marble. The place was fantastic, but the humidity was whipping hardcore that day. Just being … Continue reading Was it Worth a Sweat? Visiting the Marble Mountain and off to the Street Markets of Hoi An.
Hello everyone, Part two of Vietnamese adventures follows. After we had enough of Saigon, it was time for us to go explore more of Vietnam goodness. As we had absolutely no plans or reservations, we decided to join a few guys that my husband met online. They were having a good time on the beach of Mui Ne, so this became our next destination. Living in … Continue reading Vietnam part 2: Mui Ne, Train Adventure, Why do We Play Flip Cup?
This year hasn’t been filled with travels yet, so we decided to change that and booked tickets to go to Vietnam for a week. There was no plan and no list of things to do, for the first time we decided to take it as it goes and just hopped on a plane with the whole country in mind but nothing in particular. Firstly, our … Continue reading Hustle and Bustle of Saigon, Vietnam.
Hello there, I just came back from my holidays to the land of ice and fire (yes, again), yes, I know. In addition to shooting my traditional long exposures with the beloved Fujifilm XT-2, I brought a film camera with me, and shot a bunch of images on film. Just because I love how the memories look on film, and it is always fun to … Continue reading What Happens if You Develop Colour Film as Black and White?
Hello friend, I was wondering what kind of travel photographer are you? Are you visiting a country with a checklist of places to photograph or are you going with the flow and shooting what happens to appear in front of your lens? I suppose there is no right or wrong answer, but I noticed that there are two trends: 1. If you go and photograph … Continue reading Are You Going on Adventure or Ticking off the Checklist?
Good day everyone roaming around, On all things photography topic today is: is shooting film making a come back? Being an avid pixel-peeper, I was always laughing at people who told me they are still shooting film. Why would you shoot film in the times of digital, and also you can make any of your digital photos look like film with one click of a … Continue reading Why Would Anyone Shoot Film Today?