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 twenty-three-year-old photographer, photo retoucher, graphic designer and traveler originally from the Philippines but recently moved to Vancouver in the beautiful province of British Columbia in Canada. I aim to provide useful information and tips from my previous travel experiences to 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 a portrait, landscape, street, wildlife, or architecture photography.
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
One of the most popular and cheapest tours in Cappadocia is the red tour. This tour mostly bring you to places/attractions around the town of Goreme. The duration of the entire tour is 2 hours shorter as well as 10 Turkish Lira cheaper compared to that of the Green Tour, so you only pay 90 Turkish Lira or 25usd for the whole tour which already includes entrance fees, transportation, lunch and guide. … Read More
My first stop on my recent trip in Turkey was in Goreme, a small but magnificent town in….
Recently, I visited Skopje (pronounced as ‘skawp-ye’) in North Macedonia. Skopje is part of my Balkan Road-trip Itinerary and basically it was my first stop. I flew directly to Skopje from Dubai with Flydubai. Flydubai flies to Skopje every three days, the flight took approximately around five hours. So if you’re based in the United Arab Emirates, try to consider Skopje as your next destination! Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia is… Read More
The Philippines is an archipelago(an extensive group of islands) divided into three major areas, mainly: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. The Philippines has over 7107 islands, so imagine all the things you can do in this country. In this article, I will be discussing about some of the top reasons as to why you should visit the Philippines NOW! But before that, here are few facts about the Philippines: -The people in the… Read More
Istanbul, modern day Constantinople is one of the most beautiful cities which I’ve visited. It’s quite a big city to explore, so when you visit, make sure to allot at least three full days. Istanbul is situated between two continents! Yes, you’ve read that right, two continents! ASIA and EUROPE to be specific and it is separated by the Bosphorus River. This Turkish City is one of the easiest cities in Europe… Read More
Traveling can be tiring sometimes, especially when you need to endure long haul flights and long hour bus rides. Thank goodness with Europe, most countries are pretty much situated near each other, so you can pretty much visit several countries in a single trip. That’s what I did with my Eastern-Europe Itinerary, I visited Krakow in Poland, Budapest in Hungary, Vienna in Austria, Bratislava in Slovakia and Prague in the Czech Republic in… Read More
Ever since I started my international travels, Europe was one of the continents which I always wanted to visit. But as a third-world country passport holder, I needed to have a visa before I can enter Europe. The visa we need to be able to enter Europe is called the ‘Schengen Visa’- which is basically one of the hardest visas to obtain, especially if your country has a really bad reputation of… Read More
For the past days, ever since I posted my first post on this blog, I’ve been thinking of writing about the essentials I bring whenever I travel since a lot of people has been asking what camera body and lens I use- I’m not an influencer! There really are several people who have asked me this, lol. So here is what I came up with. But first, let me start with what… Read More