My first stop on my recent trip in Turkey was in Goreme, a small but magnificent town in….
Hey there! Thanks for dropping by my blog! My name is River Chad but you can just call me ‘River’ or ‘Chad’. I am a photographer, photo retoucher , graphic designer and a traveler originally from the Philippines but now is based in Dubai. I aim to provide useful information and tips from my previous travel experiences to first time travelers who intend to take the same itinerary as well as sharing photographs and stories from the places I’ve been to, may it be portrait, landscape, street, wildlife, or architecture photography.
Few weeks back, I traveled across several countries in the Balkan Region in Europe. I was able to cover four Balkan Countries in eight days. Well it took a few days of planning like booking all accommodations and transportations in advance to get the cheapest deal available. As a Philippines Passport holder, I needed to have a valid visa to be able to visit these countries. But fortunately, all of these countries… Read More
Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic, a country bordered by Austria, Germany, Poland, and Slovakia. Prague is famous for its stunning bridges and gothic churches. Prague is one of the best cities out there. Also, it is one of my favorite destinations to travel to. It’s just so picturesque no matter what season it is . I have visited it many times and I still get the same excitement as… Read More
London is one of my favorite of all the cities I have been to. Simply because of its captivating vibe and picturesque streets. When we think of London, we think of the London Eye, The Big Ben, The Tower Bridge, etc. But let’s skip those for now. In this blogpost, I will be sharing 10 unique photos that will make you wanna visit the English Capital. Covent Garden is one of the… Read More
I traveled to Madrid from Lisbon by bus. It was an overnight one leaving Lisbon around 7pm and it took almost 11 hours before it was able to reach Madrid South Station. Well, there are also some flight options from Lisbon to Madrid but it’s five times more expensive than the cost of the bus fare. As a budget-traveler, I always opt for the more practical option. It was a weekend when… Read More
Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. It is a coastal town with lots of history. I arrived in Tallinn from Helsinki. Tallinn can easily be reached through a two-hour ferry-ride from Helsinki. Ferries from Helsinki to Tallinn and vice-versa regularly leaves every hour, so basically, most visitors in Helsinki tend to go on a day-trip to Tallinn. But in my case, I didn’t go for a day-trip as I… Read More
Portugal was one of the major destinations which I always wanted to visit. It has always been on top of my list for quite some time and being able to tick-it off my bucket is just quite a personal achievement. Growing up in the Philippines, they always teach in our social study classes as to how the Portuguese people has influenced our country. Well, basically, we were under the Spanish rule for… Read More
Armenia is a country in the mountainous Caucasus region between Asia and Europe. It is famously know for its monasteries as well as being the first-ever Christian nation. Yerevan is the capital and largest city of Armenia and one of the most beautiful cities I’ve ever been to. It is situated just at the foot of the famous Mountain, Ararat. I decided to visit it ever since it has became a trending destinations… Read More
Bratislava is Slovakia’s capital, a country bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the southwest and the Czech Republic to the west. Bratislava is known for many things like its gorgeous old town, its castle in the city center, etc. But aside from these, Bratislava is also known for its beautiful people -those types which you see in pageants haha. I visited Bratislava… Read More
Recently, I’ve traveled across North Macedonia, Kosovo, Bulgaria and Serbia in Southeastern Europe. One of the cities I’ve visited was Sofia, Sofia is the capital as well as being the largest city of the Balkan nation of Bulgaria. I travelled to Sofia from Skopje in North Macedonia by bus. The bus ride took around four and a half hours, that’s already including the time it takes to get through security at the… Read More
Ever been to a place where upon seeing the sight of it, it just suddenly took your breath away? Well, recently, I have visited Canyon Matka in Skopje, North Macedonia and it pretty much did that to me when I saw it. It’s just freaking gorgeous! One word to describe it would be ‘indescribable!’. In my opinion, I think it is one of the most beautiful sights I have ever seen in… Read More