A Peak Inside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris


Veronika has always had a small obsession with Disney films and fairy tales. As a kid, she would watch them over and over again and was fascinated by the stories. One of the stories she liked most was the version of the Hunchback of Notre Dame – the classic by Victor Hugo set in the… Read More

Tan Ky House in Hoi An, Vietnam

Tan Ky House: A Traditional Home in Hoi An, Vietnam


The Old Town of Hoi An in Central Vietnam is full of beautiful old buildings, dating back to its days as an important trading port. The Chinese and Japanese merchants who settled here combined their influences with the local Vietnamese to create a truly unique mix of culture, and the architecture in Hoi An certainly… Read More

The Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Day & Night at the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur


The Petronas Towers are a true icon of Kuala Lumpur. For most people, it is the first thing that comes to mind when they think of Malaysia’s capital. At 451 metres tall, the Petronas Twin Towers were the tallest buildings in the world until 2004. Now, they sit in third place, but that doesn’t take… Read More

Savannakhet: Charm and Character in Southern Laos


Although I love travel, I’m not a huge fan of long bus journeys, particularly when they are overnight. I’m not a great sleeper at the best of times, so trying to sleep in a cramped seat on a moving bus is almost impossible for me. Unfortunately, to get from the Pakse and Si Phan Don… Read More

Love Lane in Chinatown in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

Chinatown’s Love Lane in Penang, Malaysia


Today’s travel photo is of the lovely old buildings on Love Lane in George Town’s Chinatown in Penang, Malaysia. Love Lane has some great examples of the old historic shopfronts that are common throughout Chinatown. We stayed just around the corner from here and I really loved walking along streets just like this one every… Read More

Old shopfronts in Savannakhet, Laos

Old Shopfronts in Savannakhet, Laos


Today’s travel photo is of some old shopfronts in Savannakhet, Laos. We only really stopped in Savannakhet to break up the long journey from Si Phan Don to Vientiane, but I am really glad that we did. This sleepy little city on the Mekong River is full of beautiful old buildings, and it is a… Read More

Piazza Navona in Rome, Italy


Something that I love about Italy in general are it’s amazing piazzas, and Piazza Navona is one of the best in Rome. Standing in the place of the ancient Roman Stadium of Domitian, the piazza has kept the long shape of the original building. Piazza Navona was built up to what it is today during… Read More