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DC City Center

December 03, 2017 - We take city photos in the winter and are waiting patiently for our first blizzard.
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Canyon Country

November 08, 2017 - It's Las Vegas for the 2nd time this year but this time around Kai isn't coming. So sad! I wasn't sure if I was going t...
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Happy Halloween

October 31, 2017 - We wore the same costume as last year! We are normally low key when it comes to birthdays and holidays. We like to keep...
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Dupont State Forest

October 22, 2017 - Dupont State Forest this year was stunning compared to last year. We came right after a good rain so the waterfalls and...
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Natural Bridge, VA

October 20, 2017 - Last year when it was still easier to dress him. The pictures were focused on him and his "stylin" and were shot with th...
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Blackwater Falls, WV

October 15, 2017 - One of the most wild and wonderful places on earth! and it's NOT halfway across the continents. Blackwater Falls State P...
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The Acropolis of Athens: The Parthenon

September 12, 2017 - Talk about a reality check: we see ourselves as educated yet we are less educated than ever. The earth has been around f...
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Meteora - Kalambaka, Greece

September 11, 2017 - When you take 2.6K pictures of a 2-week trip and you have no idea how to even start editing so you just start working ba...
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So Long Naxos

September 11, 2017 - Our time on Naxos was well spent chasing the sun and the moon. Thanks for the breathtaking meditating sceneries, the mou...
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Naxos, Greece - Every Vacation Day is a Gift

September 09, 2017 - We arrived in Naxos in the afternoon from Santorini by a fairly decent 2hr ferry ride. We booked VIP and only had to pay...
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Apollonas, Naxos

September 06, 2017 - Have you ever seen sunset and moonrise occurring at the same time? This extraordinary phenomenon, my friends, is exactly...
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Sunset on Firastefani

September 05, 2017 - It really isn't earth shattering if you can't make it to Oia to watch sunset. Sunset on Firastefani is less dramatic tha...
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Sunrise on Oia, Santorini

September 04, 2017 - Ahh Santorini, the most talked about island in Greece. This is where the whole world crosses oceans and continents in qu...
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Santorini, Greece: Stay Adventurous

September 03, 2017 - We took an early morning 45 minute flight to Santorini after spending 3 nights in Athens to adjust. Being greeted by the...
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Light Chasing in Athens, Greece

August 31, 2017 - A little put off by the smell of cigarettes inside Athens airport (and everywhere else in Greece), but we were excited t...
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85mm12

August 26, 2017 - Mirrorless light box, 16mm1.4 and 85mm1.2 lenses, all in one shot. Forgot to mention upgrade to LR6 to process XT2 raw i...
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The Poor Man's Leica

August 20, 2017 - I finally have my hands on a 16oz functional mirrorless system, with a beautiful case and extra batteries. All geared up...
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Simplification is Complex

August 06, 2017 - As shared earlier in my last post, I have taken a big plunge and invested in the mirrorless XT2 and the wide angle 16mm1...
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Fujifilm XT2

August 05, 2017 - After about 4 yrs of no purchases of photographic equipment and approximately a couple of months of extensive research a...
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Cape May, NJ

July 30, 2017 - Featuring the pyramid swim harems @ Team.T.K.
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Sunflowers 2nd Take

July 27, 2017 - First Take Analog
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Sunflowers

July 23, 2017 - We forgot to bring a ladder so closeups are all we got this time around. Click here to see them on analog in 2012!
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Gloucester, MA

July 08, 2017 - We stumbled upon Gloucester's Eastern Point (where The Perfect Storm was filmed), because our TinTin decided that the su...
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Two Days in NYC

July 06, 2017 - ...with a hyperactive toddler! From DC, we drove to Secaucus and overnighted at Hilton Garden Inn. Strongly recommended...
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The Liberty Bell

July 01, 2017 - Feature the handmade patriotic shirt and pyramid harems @ TeamTK Place: The Liberty Bell
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Surfer Boy

June 18, 2017 - Featuring handmade swim collection @ TeamTK Place: Cameron Run Regional Park
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Berry Picking

June 17, 2017 - Featuring handmade shirt @ TeamTK Place: Hollin Farms
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Hilton Head, SC

June 11, 2017 - Supposedly Hilton Head Island, SC is a golfer's paradise but it has never been on my bucket list. One can easily overloo...
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North Beach, MD

May 28, 2017 - Swim shorts from Spring Summer 2017 Collection @ TKbrand.
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Hollin Farms

May 20, 2017 - Summer shorts from Spring Summer 2017 Collection @ TKbrand.
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I Have Got Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

May 08, 2017 - Featuring the signature pyramid pants @ TKbrand.
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Maymont Gardens

April 30, 2017 - Shorts from Spring Summer 2017 Collection @ TKbrand.
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Tulum, Mexico

February 23, 2017 - On our way to Coba to visit the Nohoch Mul Temple, we stopped at a side road taco stand for breakfast, El Arbolito Taque...
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A True Gift from Nature: Pink Lagoons of Las Coloradas

February 21, 2017 - You probably all have seen white sand one time or another. But how about white sand and pink waters! Some say the pink...
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Yucatan Mexico

February 20, 2017 - Returned here after about 7 years or so and the Great Pyramid of Chichen Itza still hasn't changed much. Chichen Itza is...
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Playa Del Carmen

February 19, 2017 - Approximately an hour south of Cancun, Mexico is a cheerful town of Playa Del Carmen in Quintana Roo. We rented a condo...
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A Week at National Harbor

July 26, 2013 - At first glance, this seems like a nice place to walk around and watch the sun setting on the river. But after a couple...
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Vietnam - The Real Deal of Street Food

June 19, 2013 - You dont have to walk far on Saigons uneven chaotic bike-strewn sidewalks before encountering a street food vendor. Rega...
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Sand Sea Sun and Frozen Drinks

June 07, 2013 - All of us travel for many reasons. Some travel to seek respite. While others travel to experience learn and to ultimatel...
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The Land of the Rising Sun

May 07, 2013 - The Japanese called their country, Nihon, which means 'the source of the sun' or 'the land of the rising sun' because it...
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Where Would We Be Without Salt: Long Hai Salt Farms

April 30, 2013 - Fascinated by salt ever since I blogged about the Salt Mines of Maras in Peru. Salt aka sodium chloride aka NaCl runs th...
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Smoked Fish

April 26, 2013 - Fresh, smoked, raw, dried and fermented fish of all kinds lends a special type of power to Cambodian cuisine. Fish in on...
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The Killing Fields

April 26, 2013 - In Cambodia, 9miles from Phnom Penh, the killing fields of Choeung Ek is both horrifying and heart-wrenching. Choeung Ek...
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Angkor Temples

April 23, 2013 - It was about 4am but thousands and thousands of tourists were flowing in from all directions. I'm guessing people were t...
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Land of Sweet Tree

April 23, 2013 - I'm pretty sure I have eaten sugar palm in lots of foods but I had just never seen the sugar palm trees or understood ho...
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Life on Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia

April 16, 2013 - Be a culture vulture. See and feel the differences. After 1.5 days of exploring the temples of Angkor Wat, I was ready...
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Beyond China

March 06, 2013 - I spent about 15 days in Northern China in Nov 2012 and traveled from sunny dry windy Beijing to rainy damp Shanghai. He...
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China Day 15: A Little Bit of Shanghai

March 06, 2013 - Walking in City God Temple Bazaar (Chenghuangmiao) is akin to walking a maze of small streets with both sides exemplifie...
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China Day 14: Shanghai - Umbrellas in the Rain

February 24, 2013 - It is not every day that you see blue skies over Shanghai. It had been raining almost incessantly in the past few weeks.
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China Day 13: Hangzhou - Tea Wisdom

February 22, 2013 - "Up above in heaven there's paradise and down on earth there're Suzhou and Hangzhou." West Lake (XiHu) is very famous...
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China Day 12: Wuxi - What Would Buddha Think?

February 19, 2013 - Wuxi is no Beijing. There are no impressive historic monuments like the Forbidden City or the Great Wall here. There is...
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China Day 11: Suzhou - Gardens Galore

February 17, 2013 - Liu Lingering Garden: The rain is my most lingering memory of the garden. It is quite beautiful (even in the rain). It w...
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China Day 10: Suzhou - Into the Rain

February 17, 2013 - 2 weeks of nonstop rain forecasted in Shanghai. When it rains in Shanghai, it pours! Yiruma - Kiss the Rain We took...
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China Day 9: Xi'an - Terracotta Army

February 16, 2013 - This is why you come to Xi'an. Its huge and probably the only place worth the visit in Xi'an. What humans could do witho...
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China Day 8: Ancient China - Xi'an

February 12, 2013 - After an early flight from Beijing, we headed to the hotel for a quick rest. The 2hr flight wasnt bad. They fed us hot c...
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China Day 7: So Long Beijing

February 01, 2013 - First they decided to build a palace, and because everything needs to be according to Feng Shui, they decided to build a...
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China Day 6: Heaven in Beijing

January 24, 2013 - Just me and the camera against the world this am...except the camera bag got kinda heavy after a while:-) First stop...
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China Day 5: Beijing - The Great Wall of China

January 10, 2013 - "You are not yet a HERO if you have not been up on the Great Wall of China." If you haven't heard of this saying, you ha...
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China Day 4: Beijing - The True Delights of Haggling

December 27, 2012 - Who would really have time for these things...sigh! There are too many people. The sales people are too aggressive. All...
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China Day 3: Beijing - You're Beautiful I Give You Best Price

December 27, 2012 - We climbed two very steep flights of very long stairs (43m?) to get to the Bell Tower and Drum Tower. These were instrum...
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China Day 2: Beijing - Mastering The Squat Toilets

December 21, 2012 - Operating on 3hrs of sleep the night before. Breakfast was less appetizing but I liked the fresh carrot orange juice ble...
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China Day 1:Good Morning Beijing!

December 12, 2012 - Less condensed. More orderly. More spacious. People are much nicer than expected. Guys of younger generation are taller...
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Peru Beyond Machu Picchu

September 14, 2012 - Every single trip a new adventure. A new lesson. A complete new outlook. When I picked Peru as my travel destinatio...
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In the Clouds a Place Without Time

September 07, 2012 - "When we look up, it widens our horizons. We see what a little speck we are in the universe, so insignificant, and we al...
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Country Living

August 22, 2012 - Which do you prefer, living the quiet life in the country with few to no neighbors, or living closer to everything (shop...
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When the Heart Is Meant to be Open

July 23, 2012 - [A photograph is neither taken or seized by force. It offers itself up. It is the photo that takes you. One must not tak...
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Not Kualua Lumpur but Adequate

July 16, 2012 - This was my third time having Malaysian food. I have decided to try Malaysian again because the first two times were lik...
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OK So I 'Like' Thai Food

June 28, 2012 - I can't say I love Thai food because I haven't been to Thailand. But who gives a damn. I heart spicy Thai food in DC ar...
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From Salt to Abundance in Life

May 18, 2012 - As I was starting to get enough of the Inca ruins after about a week in Peru, there came the intriguing Las Salinas de M...
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