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Around the World: Bugs (Part One)

There are probably a lot of you who are not going to click this link, and that’s okay. I understand that not everybody else shares my sick fascination with all of the weird and wonderful bugs we encounter along our travels. And while the following stories come from faraway lands, I have just as many stories from home. Hell, I just found a giant spider in my room in London last night.

Other creepy crawlies (I feel like my kindergarten teacher saying that) like snakes, rats, mice, leeches, frogs, and so on, will be saved for later stories (and yes, I do have stories about all of them, sadly). If you are offended by the killing of bugs, I suggest you stop reading now.

Here are, in no particular order and not necessarily with accompanying photographs, some of the grossest, weirdest, cutest (they exist), scariest, most annoying bugs I have ever encountered… Part One.

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Around The World: Puppies (And Us)

Vang Vieng, Laos The Machu Picchu Trail, Peru Salento, Colombia Ipiales, Colombia Havana, Cuba Silvia, Colombia Copacabana, Bolivia Chiang Mai, Thailand I’ve decided to start a new feature here on this blog: Around The World. I realized I have so many photos that have similar themes, even though they’re taken all over the world.  I […]

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A Whiter Shade Of Pale

Havana, Cuba New Delhi, India Kathmandu, Nepal Niagara Falls, Canada Popayan, Colombia Las Peñitas, Nicaragua Mancora, Peru Luang Prabang, Laos A colour (or shade, if you will) I’ve never featured: white. And right now, my life is surrounded by white, with snow, with newness, with a blank slate.  For more of my colour features, scroll […]

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28 Day Countdown

Luang Prabang, Laos The days are, as always, flying by – I can’t believe it is already well into the first week of April. I’m always busy: early breakfast dates, get-togethers with pizza and wine after work, hanging out with family and trying to get writing done all weekend. It is only just starting to […]

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Looking Down

Lovina, Indonesia Chiang Mai, Thailand Cape Cod, USA The Great Ocean Road, Australia Havana, Cuba Luang Prabang, Laos The Gili Islands, Indonesia Lahinch, Ireland Seoul, South Korea Pokhara, Nepal I’ve been taking photos of my feet for at least five years now; it started as a fun little thing I did once in a while […]

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Blue Sunday

Melbourne, Australia Yangon, Myanmar Bangkok, Thailand Havana, Cuba Agra, India The Perhentians, Malaysia Pai, Thailand Kota Bharu, Malaysia Kathmandu, Nepal Vientiane, Laos Chiang Mai, Thailand Borobudur, Indonesia Gili Trawangan, Indonesia Sundays are usually my blue days – no matter if I work or it’s a day off, I tend to feel a little bit down […]

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

  Budapest, Hungary   Seoul, South Korea Varna, Bulgaria   Istanbul, Turkey   Melbourne, Australia   Chiang Mai, Thailand   Paris, France   Pokhara, Nepal   Pisa, Italy   Luang Prabang, Laos Winnipeg, Canada One of my resolutions for 2012 was to become a little bit stronger; I feel that I’ve been accomplishing that slowly […]

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