Postcards from a solo adventure traveler…
Throughout Medieval and Renaissance times, the Dordogne Valley, an especially scenic patch of southwestern France, experienced a tumultuous history that led to the construction of countless fortified castles and abbeys. Many of them are still standing today, beautifully maintained and ready to welcome visitors.
Newly opened Lascaux IV, the spectacular replica of France’s most celebrated cave, brings into focus the riches of the unique UNESCO World Heritage Lascaux site and a better understanding of the history of Paleolithic cave art.
A prehistoric land of rugged gravel plains bordered by massive conical kopjies and flat-topped mountains, surreally beautiful Damaraland is one of Namibia’s best-kept secrets.
This next stage of my 2,000-mile journey around Namibia takes me from the quaint Atlantic resort of Swakopmund to the barren shores of the Skeleton Coast.
Day Three of my 2000-mile journey across Namibia takes me from the scorched Great Dune Field of the Namib to the eerie fogbound shores of Walvis Bay.
Day Two of my 2,000-mile journey across Namibia begins in Sossusvlei, watching the sun rise over the iconic red dunes of the Namib Desert.
From the central Khomas Highlands and Windhoek to the Namib Desert, the first stage of a 2,000-mile adventure across Namibia.
A landmark exhibition recently opened at the Louvre in Paris, “Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting,” features one third of master’s complete opus and explores his creative relationship with other major artists of the Dutch Golden Age.
Recognized as one of the crown jewels of Italy’s famed Amalfi Coast, the family-run luxury Hotel Santa Caterina is a cliff-side Art Nouveau mansion that has been delighting guests for over a century with flawless service and breathtaking views of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
In a remote corner of the Gulf of Thailand, Santhiya Resort and Spa combines its superb location on the island of Koh Pha-Ngan with a strong commitment to the conservation of its natural and cultural heritage to put in contemporary context the mystique of the historic Kingdom of Siam.
In the heart of Chiang Mai’s Old City, Tamarind Village is a charming boutique hotel that translates ancient Northern Thai architecture into an inviting contemporary version of a traditional Lanna village.
Over the past centuries, the commercial center Chiang Mai, the once capital of the Lanna Kingdom in northern Thailand has shifted eastward from its fortified historic center to an area between its moat and the Ping River, where it is dominated by the famous Vieng Ping Night Bazaar.
I was barely in my teens when travel became a driving force in my life. Now as a travel writer and photographer, I have visited over 45 countries in some of the most photogenic corners of the planet, taking tens of thousands of pictures along the way. With my work, I thrive to capture the natural and cultural uniqueness of each area I visit. Get to know me better…