727 Tran Hung Dao, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

727 Tran Hung Dao

The Saigon city skyline as viewed from an apartment tower in District 5, looking towards the office towers of District 1. The big concrete block that stands out in the middle of the photo is 727 Tran Hung Dao, which is said to be haunted. Looking at it from this viewpoint I wouldn’t say it […]

Advertising signs in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Signs

[Nathan Road in Kowloon, Hong Kong] One of my favourite aspects of the Hong Kong urban landscape are these giant advertising signs that hang over roads. Hong Kong Travel Resources Hong Kong travel guide Hong Kong hotels Hong Kong photo gallery

Christ Church, Windhoek – Namibia

Christ Church, Windhoek - Namibia

Christ Church (Christuskirche) is a Lutheran church in Windhoek and the most prominent colonial landmark in the city. THe golden building to the rightis the Independence Memorial building. The church is on the intersection Robert Mugabe Ave and Fidel Castro Street which made me double take. I was looking for a street sign with both […]

Cheetah at the Cheetah Conservation Fund, Namibia

Cheetah

The Cheetah Conservation Fund is a conservation and research centre in Namibia, 44 km east of Otjiwarongo. See more photo in the Cheetah Conservation Fund photo gallery.

Brandberg Mountain, Namibia

Brandberg Mountain

Brandberg Mountain in the northwestern Namib Desert is the highest mountain in Namibia. I camped here for two days at a campsite near a dry riverbed. More photos can be found in the Brandberg Mountain photo gallery.

Cape Cross Seal Reserve, Namibia

Cape Cross Seal Reserve

Cape Cross on the Skeleton Coast of Namibia has one of the largest colonies of Cape Fur Seals in the world. The Cape Cross Seal Reserve is home to up to 200,000 seals, depending on the season. Seal bleats sound like a cross between a sheep and a cow, and the collective smell of hundreds […]

The old train station, Swakopmund – Namibia

Old Train Station - Swakopmund

Swakopmund is often described in the guide books as “Little Bavaria”. While that’s a bit of a stretch, the town (technically a city) has some buildings that wouldn’t be out of place in Southern Germany. I was in Swakop for three days with a group of travel writers visiting the Mad Max filming locations in […]

Sand dunes near Swakopmund, Namibia

Sand dunes - Swakupmond

I visited the Namibian city of Swakopmund to see the Mad Max: Fury Road filming locations. Near Swakopmund are these towering sand dunes which we visited at sunset. At the time I had no context of how this landscape related to the movie. Two months later I saw the movie and there is a scene […]

ArtScience Museum, Singapore

ArtScience Museum

The ArtScience Museum in Singapore is the world’s first ArtScience museum. It exhibits a combination of permanent and touring exhibitions from other museums. The building is built to resemble a a lotus flower and it is next to the iconic Marina Bay Sands Hotel. Singapore Travel Resources Singapore travel guide Singapore hotels Singapore photo gallery

Negombo Beach sunset, Negombo – Sri Lanka

Negombo Beach sunset

After visiting Unawatuna, Mirissa, and Hikkaduwa, Negombo was my final beach stop in Sri Lanka. I stayed in Negombo for its proximity to the airport. It’s definitely not the best beach in Sri Lanka but I was happy to get one last beach walk and sunset before leaving the next day. Negombo Travel Resources Negombo […]