Nepal – A Nagarkot Sunrise Hike

A business trip to Nepal allowed me to visit the famed Nagarkot hills to see the sun rise over the Himalayas. A truly amazing experience, followed by a 15 km hike through the hills overlooking Kathmandu Valley. A chance to see the beautiful country and the people. A good tour company to go with: http://himalayatrip.com/nagarkot-day-hiking/ I…

Cu Chi Tunnels – The Cycling way

This is my second post on HCMC. the first was mostly on travel tips and where to eat – I didn’t have much else to write about because all my 20 trips to Saigon over the last five years were all for work. This week I did something different – finally. We visited Cu Chi…

Khao Yai Thailand – A Paradise Near Bangkok

A friend of mine visited Khao Yai posted his pictures on Facebook, and from that time onward, Khao Yai got onto my bucket list. This year 2015, we spent Christmas there. For those who want to go there, some key points to note: You need transport. Khao Yai is one loooong road (more than 100km?)…

Tokyo Tokyo – A Photography Trail

A business trip to the US allowed a short transit in Tokyo. With the limited time, I decided to learn and sight-see at the same time. I joined a great group of guys on a photography lesson across Tokyo, shooting at various hidden places and learning new techniques. Anyone looking to join a Tokyo photography…

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…

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.  Tai 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…

Buying a Camera in Hong Kong: My recent Experience

  Hong Kong is a great place to buy cameras. Prominent photography blogger Roland Lim has shared extensively about this and I want to credit him for the information he has put up, which helped me a lot. To add value and continue the discussion so that all photographers will benefit, I will share my…

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…

Santa Monica – The Jewel by the Coast

Hello! This is my first ever post in a blog. My name is Jeremy. Finally, I have come out of my shell to share my life with you. I love three things, writing novels, travelling and photography. I love to interact with people who love the three things that I love. Do share your journey with…