W in Hong Kong

This is not a review about the W Hong Kong hotel in Kowloon. Rather, this is a question that I’m thinking about out loud – does this photo look better in colour or black and white? For me, it would be the latter because the “W Stoves & LPG” pops out more than in the latter,…

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Up the Mekong

It was 2009 and AB and I were travelling together for the first time in Asia. After several days of backpack-style travelling from central Laos through Vientiane and to Luang Prabang, we embarked on an idyllic ‘luxury’ cruise up the Mekong river from Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai in Thailand. Because the journey was on…

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Paris: Take a bow

One of the things I miss most about living in Paris is being a flâneur, strolling around the city, sometimes aimlessly, other times on the lookout for Space Invaders, and almost always with a camera in my bag. I took this photo while on vacation in Paris a few years ago. It was raining and we…

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