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Photo of the beach in Sihanoukville where we saw a gorgeous sunset with waves crashing in, fishing boats dotting the waters and cotton candy clouds in the sky.

Today’s daily feature photo of the beach in Sihanoukville where we witnessed a gorgeous sunset with waves crashing in, fishing boats dotting the waters and cotton candy clouds in the sky. Although I’ve personally been quite critical of beaches here in Sihanouvkille, no one can take away from the natural beauty that exists outside …

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Our feature travel photo of the day is of the magnificent water color display at night going on just outside the base of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur.

Our feature travel photo of the day is of the magnificent water color display at night going on just outside the base of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur. Although the otherworldly Petronas Towers are the reason many hop off at KLCC station, the illuminated water display is one of the reasons many stick around […]

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Today’s featured travel image is of a cute Khmer boy and Khmer girl walking down a busy street where a motorcyclist zooms past them in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. They were merrily playing with the sticks they were wielding in their hands without a care in the world. It can be a very humbling experience seeing […]

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This is a candid travel photo of a cute dog greeting us randomly on the streets of Songtan, Korea during our visit to some foreign restaurants in the area.

This is a candid travel photo of a cute dog greeting us randomly on the streets of Songtan, Korea during our visit to some foreign restaurants in the area. Songtan is an area nearby an American military base. We had heard from several people that it featured great foreign food restaurants, so naturally …

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This travel photo is of a shot of a Malaysian man just about to smoke a cigarette at the Petaling night market located in Chinatown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

This travel photo is of a shot of a Malaysian man just about to smoke a cigarette at the Petaling night market located in Chinatown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  This is one of my favourite travel photos from Malaysia because I absolutely love to take candid portraits of people on the street behaving in a natural […]

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Our backpacking travel blog feature photo of the day is a cute Korean elementary student with a shy smile who I taught several years ago in Daejeon, Korea.

Our backpacking travel blog feature photo of the day is a cute Korean elementary student with a shy smile who I taught several years ago in Daejeon, Korea.  Just before I left Korea in 2009 to embark upon a 2 year backpacking adventure, I said goodbye to my students from Gao Elementary school.  She was […]

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Our feature photo of the day is a shot of a Bangladeshi man bending over to repair a bicycle on the streets of Old Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Our backpacking travel blog feature photo of the day is a shot of a Bangladeshi man bending over to repair a bicycle on the streets of Old Dhaka, Bangladesh. Witnessing and receiving repairs was a recurring theme during my time in Bangladesh. My nearly 6 year old pair of sandals were nearly worn to shreds […]

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Our travel feature photo of the day is a close-up black & white shot of a cat sleeping in the cat cafe we visited in Hongdae - Seoul, Korea.

Our travel blog feature photo of the day is a close-up black and white shot of a cat sleeping in the cat cafe we visited in Hongdae – Seoul, Korea.  Visiting this Korean cat cafe was the highlight of our day in touring around Hongdae.  We found the cats to be adorable and the cafe was […]

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Hannam hill district (nearby Itaewon) offers one of the most scenic natural views of Seoul from the traditional homes in this area.

Introduction  One of our favourite areas in all of Seoul is a placed called Hannam-Dong. Nearby Itaewon is the popular foreign friendly district filled with international ethnic restaurants and markets; however, a short wander leads to a hill overlooking Seoul. Wandering down this hill one can witness many traditional Korean houses for lower income families. […]

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