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-two year old photographer, photo retoucher, graphic designer and a 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 travellers 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.
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
Before relocating in the UAE, I was based in Cebu, the Queen City of the South working as a seller support agent for Amazon.com. So few years back, I think it was during a long-weekend holiday, my co-workers and I decided to head to the South of Cebu out of boredom, -yeah, just decided to head there in the spur of a moment with no particular destination at all. So basically, when we… Read More
Recently I visited Edinburgh in Scotland. Well basically, I only intended to visit London, Manchester and Liverpool in the UK back then, but since I had like a few extra days in Manchester, I decided to visit Edinburgh from there and I guess that was one of the best decisions I’ve made along the trip. So basically, I traveled from Manchester to Edinburgh and had a quick stop over in Glasgow. The… Read More
Few months back, I traveled with my friend across Italy for two-whole weeks. One of the most unforgettable place we’ve been to is in Assisi. Assisi wasn’t in our itinerary originally. We were currently in Rome then I found out that one of my very good friend was in Umbria, Italy together with her daughter. So we decided to meet-up, and Assisi served as our meeting place. So we left Rome the… Read More