10 amazing photos capturing the essence of Croatia

June 20, 2017 // NewsCred // Writer & photographer

How do you sum up a place’s essence in just ten photos? Croatia may be small, but it’s a country of contrast. Here are some of the most stunning, memorable, and thought-provoking moments from this beautiful country, all perfectly captured on the Zenfone 3.

Croatia's 10 best spots for Game of Thrones fans

June 20, 2017 // NewsCred // Writer & photographer

From sweeping coastal cliffs and raw-hewn islands to waterfalls, ruins, and ancient Roman palaces, it’s no surprise that Croatia is one of Game of Thrones’ key filming locations. We set out with our Zenfone 3 to find and photograph some of the show’s best spots, from the most-frequented to the little-known.

10 of Croatia's amazing island secrets

June 20, 2017 // NewsCred // Writer & photographer

Croatia is known as the “land of 1,000 islands”. The name is apt: Croatia’s archipelago is the largest in the Adriatic. Tasked with finding island secrets and trusty Zenfone 3 in hand, we waved goodbye to Split and set out for Croatia’s lesser-known islands.

The Best Things to Do in Chicago

October 27, 2016 // Writer & photographer

Chicago's food scene is fantastic but, alas, you can’t spend all your time eating. So, what can you do in between meals and after you've visited the Bean? Here are six of the best things to do in Chicago, including some great hidden gems.

6 Unmissable Chicago Restaurants

October 10, 2016 // Writer & photographer

Chicago has long been known as a food city. As a newcomer, it’s easy to see why: from fantastic donuts and coffee, to high-end sushi and modern tapas, the Windy City has so much to offer both new and returning food-lovers. Here are some of my top, tried-and-true Chicago restaurants.

Mahane Yehuda Market

July 30, 2015 // Writer & photographer

My eyes are wide as we disembark the bus; it’s almost impossible to take it all in. Amidst the oppressive heat, people bustle underneath a dark glass awning, examining shop-owners’ wares with sharp eyes. They load their bags with fresh produce before scurrying down one of the winding side alleys. This is Jerusalem's famous Mahane Yehuda market.

Hummus, Halva, and History

July 6, 2015 // Writer & photographer

You can learn so much about a culture from its cuisine. Food tells us who lives or lived in a country, when they arrived, whether the country was invaded or occupied, and who its neighbors were throughout the ages. Food, in so many ways, is history. So, what does Israel's food tell us about its history?

The Curious Case of Inch Beach

January 12, 2015 // Writer & photographer

Welcome to Inch, where you can park your Mini Cooper on the beach, ride your wind-powered boxcar up and down the sands, and wander among the grassy dunes for the day. Normalcy need not apply. 

Albert Cuypstraat Market

November 7, 2014 // Writer & photographer

The Albert Cuyp market is a menagerie at this time of day, bustling crowds zigzagging this way and that across the narrow street, ricocheting like pinballs between the covered stalls’ various delights. Like any good market, it is a feast for both the stomach and the senses, filled with both the expected and the unusual.

Bicyclists in Amsterdam

November 4, 2014 // Writer & photographer

“When you’re on two wheels in Amsterdam,” our bike guide said, “You’re immediately higher up in the food chain.” And it’s true.  Rush hour here isn't on four wheels: it's on two.  Bicycles flock in droves, clicking and whirring through early darkness and pinprick rain.