Travel

The final stretch to Mt Everest Base Camp in Tibet

Mount Everest Base Camp, Tibet – 28th September 2015 Sony A7R | FE 24-240mm F3.5-6.3 OSS Landscape | ISO 100 | f/14 | 1/80 This was the last 10 metres to the peak of Mt Everest Base Camp in Tibet. For some, this is only the beginning. For us, reaching Base Camp and standing face […]

Trümmelbachfälle

Trümmelbachfälle, Switzerland – 5th August 2013 Canon Powershot G1X | ISO 400 | f/2.8 | 1/4 Visiting Trümmelbachfälle is an intense experience. The incredible force and the fierce, thundering roar of the icy water is definitely a sight worth seeing. My Travel Rating: 7 – Great! Highly Recommended – Worth experiencing at least once in your life. Flash review:  A quick […]

Geiranger

Geiranger, Norway – 28th July 2013 Canon Powershot G1X | ISO 100 | f/6.3 | 1/8 “If there is one country in the world you must visit, it is Norway. If there is one place in Norway you must see – it is Geiranger.” – Norway: The land of the fjords For My Mother

Bergen Railway

Bergen Railway – 25th July 2013 Canon Powershot G1X | Landscape | ISO 100 | f/5.6 | 1/500

Norway: The land of the fjords

Two months ago, I took a spontaneous trip to Norway. This was my first trip to Scandinavia, my first time in Europe. I was blown away. Norway was like nothing I had ever seen before… When? Late July 2013 Duration? 8 days (part of a 3 week Eurotrip) Tour or independent travel? Independent travel through an unescorted tour […]

Practically Packed: Electronic devices

Last month, while travelling on a train through the stunning Norwegian fjords and beautiful Swiss Alps, I noticed that, other passengers of my generation had their eyes glued to a tablet/phone. I couldn’t help but feel disappointed. For me, holidays are about enjoying your time away, soaking in your surroundings, absorbing the culture, the scenery […]

Choose your own adventure: Plan a holiday

Until recently, my trips have involved tagging along on someone else’s holiday or joining a tour – thus, I haven’t had much need to do research. Plus, my dates have been pretty flexible, so I just pick up and go when necessary. But then a few months ago, I was presented with the opportunity to […]