Top 5 Pictures of Random Tourists At Angkor Wat

Written by Jaillan Yehia. Posted in Art & Culture, Asia, Cambodia, Photo Journeys, Worldwide Vacation

Angkor Wat tourists at sunrise

I love Cambodia, I love Siem Reap and I love Angkor Wat. But as well as playing the same game as everyone else and trying to get pictures of the famous temples sans tourists, I decided to embrace the scenes created by my armies of fellow snappers. Here are my top 5 photos of random tourists at Angkor Wat…

They’re Changing The Guard At Gyeongbokgung Palace

Written by Jaillan Yehia. Posted in Art & Culture, Asia, Continents, Photo Journeys, South Korea, Worldwide Vacation

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace Guard Changing Ceremony

But Christopher Robin is nowhere to be seen. And instead of bearskins you can witness the guards or Sumungun (meaning gatekeepers) dressed in their own traditional brightly coloured costumes and armour as they perform a ceremonial re-enactment of the changing of the royal guard.

The Perfect Place to Stay in Manila – The Fairmont Makati

Written by Jaillan Yehia. Posted in Asia, Continents, Perfect Places To Stay, The Philippines, Worldwide Vacation

The pool at The Fairmont Hotel, Makati

The pool at The Fairmont Hotel, Makati

I’m just going to come right out and say it, The Fairmont is my new favourite hotel in the world. In fact it isn’t really a hotel, it’s a destination in and of itself.

Manila may not be the first place that springs to mind for a relaxing break, but after a stay at The Fairmont Makati you can’t help but feel serene, and in an Asian mega city with this much traffic and pollution, that’s no mean feat.