Colombia Diary: Cartagena

    For the previous installment of this Colombia diary, click here. After a 13-hour overnight bus ride from Medellín, during which I slept eight hours in 120, soothing four-minute increments, I was deposited at Cartagena’s bus station, located a convenient 120 kilometers (roughly 5,284 miles) outside of town. After imploring eight uninterested taxis drivers for a […]

    Namdaemun Market in Seoul, South Korea

    The vast, cosmopolitan and hyperactive capital of South Korea can be a shopper’s paradise … if you know where to look and how to bargain. From colossal Dongdaemun Market to Yongsan Electronics Market, Hwanghak-dong Flea Market to Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market, the myriad markets of Seoul cover all the requisite bases. Indeed, there is nary […]

    A Not So Snowy Christmas in Athens

    What goes on during Christmas in Athens might be unknown to many, considering Greece is mostly a summer destination. But Athens is quickly becoming an all year round destination, while Christmas is growing ever more spectacular each year. Giant Christmas trees, beautifully lit boulevards, skating rinks and holiday shopping are just a few of the […]

    Colombia Diary: Medellín and Guatape

    For the previous installment of this Colombia diary, click here. Not so distant, but worlds away from the modern buildings and hotels in Medellin, is the well-off northern ‘village’ of Acevedo (long ago absorbed by the city’s urban sprawl), where I spent my final night in town with expats keen to photograph some of the […]

    7 Iconic James Bond Destinations

    The James Bond series is the most indelible in cinematic history, with a $5 billion windfall from some 22 films. From Dr. No to Quantum of Solace, 007 always seems to find himself in the most exotic destinations. Here are 7 in particular that stand out.

    Incredible Footage of Marina Bay Sands Singapore Hotel

    Even though the Marina Bay Sands has been open since June 2010, the S$8 billion integrated resort is still the talk of Singapore. The sheer stats on the massive hotel casino boggle the mind but above all else, the dominant feature has to be the three 55 story towers and incomparable SkyPark. A lot of […]

    A Look At Montego Bay, Jamaica

    Located on Jamaica’s northwest coast, Montego Bay is the country’s second largest city and main tourist hub. With numerous accommodation options, duty free shopping and terrific beaches, Montego Bay is a vibrant destination with a lot of history. If you’re looking for a happening seaside Caribbean town, MoBay is the complete package.

    Colombia Diary: Bogotá and Medellín

    Many questions immediately come to mind each time I venture to a new destination. How big are the bugs? How big are the things that eat the bugs? Are either of them carnivorous? Can I drink the water? Will the salsa be breathtakingly spicy or will it be ketchup? Can I, for the love of […]