The Crow and the Egret

There are 3 premier castles in Japan – all UNESCO World Heritage sites – Kumamoto, Himeji and Matsumoto. From what we had seen in Google Maps, Google Images and 500px, the two castles definitely worth visiting were the Crow and the Egret – that is, the Matsumoto and Himeji Castles, respectively. And in our opinion, the […]

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Google Maps is trying to kill me

Remember the launch of Apple Maps? Placing you at unknown destinations, instructing you to drive on non-existent roads, or through built-up structures? For our 7 year old, Google Maps in Crete got close to the infamy. Not inaccurate, but suboptimal. Close enough that at one point, overwhelmed by fear, frustration and disbelief, he screamed, “Google Maps is […]

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Blue Amsterdam

  Walking around the lanes of Amsterdam along the serene canals at blue hour offers a plethora of opportunities for photography. Plus, there are amazing restaurants hidden amongst the narrow streets and houses that are worth exploring. One such restaurant we found out by accident was The French Connection, tucked away in the basement of […]

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