Arguably no other city in the world offers such dramatic contrasts than Delhi – comprised as it is of two worlds, the old and the new, each representing vastly different histories, influences and ways of life. New Delhi, with its pristine wide streets was built as the imperial capital of India by the British; centuries old, chaotic Old Delhi on the other hand, was the capital of Islamic India.Read More
Brendan van Son spoke to Maja Zonjic, a documentary photographer and filmmaker. She gives some great hints about how to get the best out of not only the landscapes, but the people you are photographing while you're away. She also has some good advice about equipment and accessories for the budding or professional photographer.Read More
After four days in Burma I had learned almost nothing of the country or its people. My tour guide was Junta Government approved, a well to-do girl of significant privilege and very little imagination. She was not unaware of the political drama that has unfolded in Burma during recent decades, but was clearly unaffected by it. So one afternoon I escaped the organised tour to search for the real Yangon, and I found him sitting beside a stupa.Read More
Yesterday, Tom Neal Tacker took you on a journey through Oklahoma. Today, the journey continues with part two...Read More
We recently posted a blog about one of the most common questions a traveller must ask themselves: backpack or suitcase? You can read it here.
We asked the question on Facebook, and got an overwhelming response. So we thought we'd lay it out for you here, and let you weigh up some of the pros and cons before making your decision.
Here's the responses we got, split into either backpack, suitcase or a combination of the two:Read More