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Simple Ideas On How To Create A Beautiful Travel-Themed Wedding

Written by Michelle / Photos by Basilico Studio and David

There are so many decisions to make when you start planning a wedding and so many resources out there that actually make the decision harder rather than easier. It can feel overwhelming knowing where to start. My advice would be to start thinking about what sort of wedding you and your significant other would like. This may be determined by the season so perhaps picking a possible date or at … Read More

7 Alternative Ways to Inspire Your Travel Photography

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

Once you have learnt the basics about photography it is very easy to get in a routine in terms of what you photograph and how you photograph it, particularly when you are travelling. While travelling we are trying to capture a moment, the people, the culture, the landscape,… and we sometimes forget to try new approaches or ideas. This post aims to inspire you to try something different next time you … Read More

Scouting for Street Art in London

Scouting For Street Art In London

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

If you’re reading this, chances are you love travelling and you don’t really like or even hate visiting those popular tourist attractions that everybody can find in the traditional travel books, let alone following that characterless tourist tour around town. If this is you and you are planning your next trip to London, you’ll love it here. London is a fascinating city with a lot to see. If you are … Read More

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What You Can Do Today to Protect your Blog Pictures

Written by David / pictures by David and Michelle (unless otherwise stated)

As bloggers, none of us like seeing our own pictures snatched and used somewhere else without our consent, that’s a fact. Unfortunately digital plagiarism happens nowadays. However, to some extent having your own photographs copied and shared on other sites is a good thing when you can keep the authorship.  In this post I’ll go over 10 tips I find useful to protect our blog pictures or at least to allow us to our benefit in … Read More

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Pick of the Week: Underwater hide-and-seek

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

Every time we plan for a trip that will involve some beach time, we ask ourselves the very same question: “Are we going to dive there this time?” And the answer is always the same: “We totally will!” Since we got qualified as PADI divers in Thailand in 2013 (wonderful dives in Koh Tao by the way!) we cannot help fitting a dive or two in our travel schedule every time we … Read More

We have a confession to make…

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

Ok, let’s be straight open right here. This one is for all of us photographers out there. We know most of you carry at least one camera around all day (thanks a lot, smartphone!) and like to snap away here and there: To keep your memories, this is to send to that aunt who complains when she doesn’t hear from you for a day or two. For fun on social media, aka to increase your … Read More

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Pic of the Week: Acrobatics at the clay lick

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

Back in Peru during summer 2014, we had the opportunity and indescribable pleasure of spending some nights in the Amazonian rainforest. During that time, one of our preferred activities every morning was to walk the trail through the rainforest to a nearby clay lick and go to observe the hundreds of colorful macaws and green parrots noisily gathering in for breakfast and socialization. In particular, red macaws appeared to be the … Read More

Pic of the Week: In the mood for some art

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

Today I feel somehow arty, so let’s go for a Pic of the Week which is just a bit different. We know that after years of proven success, Adobe Photoshop has become an indispensable tool in the laptop of every photographer, amateur or professional. However post processing is not always necessary to create unreal-looking images, specially when we come across the right setup in real life. And when traveling the chances … Read More

Pic of the Week: Face to face at Etosha National Park

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

After the last Pic of the Week, featuring butterflies in the Peruvian Amazonas, this week we jump to Africa with another majestic animal in our viewfinder. My first trip to Africa was a camping safari around Southern Africa. I was filled with excitement and anticipation. This was my dream holiday finally coming true. By the time we had arrived in Namibia we had already seen so much diverse wildlife but of … Read More

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Pic of the Week: Good morning Amazonas

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

Did you ever wonder how it is to wake up in the middle of the Amazonian rainforest? Did you ever want to know what early morning marvels are hidden along the path in the largest rainforest on Earth? Be warned, this post will make you dream! Read under your own responsibility 🙂 In the last Pic of the Week, we had left Cusco (Peru) in a van towards the Parque Nacional del Manu in the Amazonian … Read More