Angkor Temples: Romance vs Reality

ADVICE FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS PLANNING A VISIT TO ANGKOR, CAMBODIA Many travellers’ aspire to photograph the temples of Angkor in Cambodia with its awe-inspiring Khmer architecture. A once in a lifetime trip, perhaps? And why not? The place is special. However, like many popular global destinations, Angkor has not been immune to mass tourism pressures. Visual…

Rangoon (Yangon) Streets

ELEGANT COLONIAL DECAY “The sun never sets on the British Empire.” – John Wilson (amongst others) “All things that have form eventually decay.” – Masashi Kishimoto Most visitors stay in Yangon only for a day or two. Usually, to visit the spectacular and glittering Shwedagon Paya (pagoda) before moving elsewhere. Such a fleeting visit to…