Tours and Travel Category Archive

Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

I have been in the Southwest part of Colorado for about a week now, waiting for the haze to clear up, and the weather to change a little. While here, I wanted to see how the San Juan mountains look this year, with all the drought and COVID-19 restrictions. Although...

Photographing the Birds of Enchanting Sikkim

Sikkim is the second smallest state in India, lying on the lap of the mighty Himalayas, towards the north-eastern part of the country. Since the proximity of Sikkim is relatively close to my workplace, I have had a couple of chances to visit a few enchanting and secluded hamlets of...

South America, Part II

A few months ago, I published the first article about my trip through South America. Now, after I’ve returned home and had the chance to go through all my photographs and pick out some of the best, I’d like to share the second part of my journey with you.

The Virtual Tourist: Venice Revisited

Last March I contributed an article at PL titled "Venice in Black & White". I ended it by saying that I was hoping to return to Venice that year. Despite my wife reminding me that I already have tons of photos, I still wanted to go back and get better...

How to Photograph Lake Bled

Picture postcard perfect Lake Bled with its iconic island and church is probably the most photographed spot in Slovenia. Whilst it appears quite straightforward to photograph, it still pays to do a little advance planning to get the most out of your time there. When to Go I prefer winter...

Follow PL as We Travel in the Middle East

Spencer and I are currently traveling in the Middle East. We are starting our journey in UAE, after which we are planning to visit the beautiful Jordan. The last week of our month-long adventure will be spent in Turkey. If you would like to follow our daily adventures and get...

Documenting Cuba by Luis Alarcón

Luis Alarcón is a Spanish born documentary photographer and writer who has dedicated his professional life to telling the unique and ever-changing story of Cuba and its people. Luis first arrived on the island more than 20 years ago, and over that time has changed his career from engineering professor...

What to Photograph in Uzbekistan

Earlier this year, I had a chance to travel and photograph my home country of Uzbekistan for three weeks, as part of a photography job for the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development (basically, the Ministry of Tourism). It was a surreal experience for me personally,...

Takeaways from an Amazing Landscape Photography Shoot

Before Nasim and I traveled to the Faroe Islands two months ago, the weather forecast predicted nonstop rain and nearly 100% cloud cover for the entire ten-day trip. Upon arrival, things didn’t look any better. Rain today. Rain tomorrow. Hey – only a 70% chance of rain on Sunday.