Corner Towers of the Forbidden City

At each corners of the walls surrounding the Forbidden City, you will find 4 towers that resemble Chinese temples. These are far from being any religious building. These towers were constructed as defence facilities alongside the lofty walls, the gigantic gate towers and the moat. Built in the 1420 during Yongle Emperor’s reign, they are

A Guide to Flores Island

Most people who travels to Indonesia would often visit Bali and Java. Some would even venture to Lombok or the Gili Islands. However, there is this huge chunk of an island that has always intrigued me to visit. It is called the Flores Island. This place has been in my travel list for quite some

Life: North Korea Part 4

Recently with the progress of the two Koreas having a very promising and progressive summit, it’s a fantastic time to take a look inside the hermit kingdom through my lens. Now that the world has once again turn their focus on Kim Jong Un, I’d like to share some of the shots I’ve seen of

Small Town of Nong Khiaw

Most people who has traveled into Laos will praise its beauty and tranquility. Well known cities like Vientiane, Luang Prabang and Vang Vieng usually comes to mind. However, very few has heard of the village of Nong Khiaw. If you are keen on off beaten trails like me, Nong Khiaw is a great place to

The Year Was 2017

As the year comes to a close, I shall begin my annual post of “The Year Was”. 2017 has been a very good year for me. It was mostly positive things and I am extremely grateful for that. First off, I left my job at the Malaysian Stock Exchange. My almost 2 years at Bursa

Views from Mount Phousi

Mount Phousi is a must see attraction when visiting Luang Prabang. Located right in the heart of the city between the rivers of Mekong and Nam Khan, Mount Phousi stands majestically at a height of 100m. As the highest point in town, it boasts the town’s famous and favourite panoramic view. Tons of tourists flock

My First Selfie: Chapter 2

In October 2017, My First Selfie embarked on another trip to Siem Reap to accomplish another mission of spreading love through photography. Thanks to the donations we have received from our amazing and generous contributors, Chapter 2 became a reality and was a huge success. This time round, our focus were mainly portraits of the

The Waterfalls of Kuang Si

The Kuang Si waterfalls is the highlight of Luang Prabang. The iconic photo that dominates the internet search for Luang Prabang is indeed Kuang Si. Located about 25km south of the town, Kuang Si is loved by all. Its iconic turquoise blue pools are so gorgeous and mesmerizing, it’s hard to take your eyes away