The Yangon Circle Line is a slow ride, taking three hours to complete the loop as it passes through the city’s outlying areas. It is, however, a good way to see the rest of Myanmar’s former capital.Read More
The long and short of it
How many people notice or read a lengthy image caption on Instagram? Why should I bother to write them?
Because I care.
Breathing Space in Hong Kong
One of the perks of living in Hong Kong is the easy access to pristine, rustic nature. Recently, we hiked up to Jardine’s Lookout and Mount Butler and were greeted by breathtaking views of the territory.Read More
Longer, slower and better
Some people prefer to scan through their Instagram feed. I prefer to take my time to absorb the stories behind the frozen moments, the essays that give context to the images and the thoughtful recollections.Read More
Confession of a former addict
It started as an ethnological experiment. I wanted to understand the bewildering fever that had rendered adults into mobile-wielding zombies hunting for imaginary monsters superimposed onto the real world. My Pokémon GO addiction crept up on me. What had began out of curiousity soon occupied almost every idle moment.Read More
Onsen in the sky
At 1,280 metres above sea level, Ryounkaku Tokachidake Onsen (十勝岳温泉 凌雲閣 ) is the highest onsen, in Hokkaido. Soaking in this hot spring is one of my favorite memories from my recent trip to Japan. The hot spring opened to the public in 1958 and is renowned for its “cloud sea”. Because of its lofty location…Read More
The Traveling Yashica in Istanbul: Fuji Superia 200
I recently had the chance to use a Yashica T5 in Istanbul. This wasn’t just any old Yashica T5. This was The Traveling Yashica, which has been making week-long sojourns around the world as part of an initiative started by Hamish Gill of 35MCC. This was my first time using a Yashica camera. You can see…Read More
How do you shoot?
A camera is a tool. It enables us to preserve a memory in the form of an image, sometimes with sound included. We use a camera to help us communicate an idea or an emotion, as well as to spread the word about something that matters to us. A camera can take the form of…Read More
Porto in December
When we travel, AB and I often try to do so outside of the peak season so that we will avoid the tourist mayhem and be able to enjoy the places in a more leisurely environment. Travelling off-season also means that there are more and cheaper accommodation options to choose from. On the flip side,…Read More