Orlando Beyond the Theme Parks

A weekend off after a week of conference at Orlando allowed me to spend some time there. Without the kids, I decided not to go to Disneyworld. I thought I should explore the lesser known attractions of this wonderful place. Here they are: The Eternal Everglades This is a place no one should ever miss!…

Lung Yeuk Tau: A Little Known Part of Hong Kong’s Past

A short business trip allowed a half-day to discover Hong Kong’s past. I found the heritage area of Lung Yeuk Tau, an area with with walled compounds dating back to the Song Dynasty. People still live there, and now that area is a reflection of what Hong Kong has always been – a perfect juxtaposing…

PENANG – The PLACE to be

This is short post on Penang, the little island state to the northwest of Malaysia. This little treasure chest of a place has too much for me to cover in just 3 short days. Hence, I will pick out the highlights and share them here. Culture, history, food, beaches, nature, this awesome place has it…

Buying a Camera in Taipei Jan 2013

Ok, this is something I tried to find as much information as I could before I went to Taipei, and now that I have actually done it, it is time to give a report. Overall, 1. Prices of camera bodies can be really cheap. Bargaining is not as easy, as the margins are already quite…

Tai O – Another Face of Hong Kong

  A short business trip to Hong Kong allowed a 2 hour trip to historic and quaint Tai O while waiting for the evening flight. ┬áTai O is on Lantau island, very near to the airport. Along the way there, there are cows on the road. You won’t feel like you are in Hong Kong…

The Colorful World of Birds

This post was not pressed to Facebook. Pressing again to see if it is rectified. A visit to the Jurong Birdpark with my daughter before her holiday ends! All photos taken with Nikon 5100D. The Colorful…. The Ugly…. The Ducks… The spectacular… The Majestic….

Hong Kong – A Study in Juxtaposition

A short business trip to Hong Kong yielded unexpected results for my photography hobby. Firstly, I did the long awaited but not expected within such a short time upgrade to a DSLR. I bought a Nikon 5100D at an amazing price. HK is known for good camera prices anyway and I think it will become…