The Best Photo Spots

Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Mongolia

  • Mongolia
  • Shimona Carvalho
  • Nature
Wondering whether to go to Khustai or Terelj? Really they are quite different! Gorkhi Terelj National Park is worth staying overnight and even 2 nights,...

Chicano Park, San Diego

  • San Diego
  • Shimona Carvalho
  • Urban
Chicano Park is a great location to see and photograph street murals in San Diego. It's one of those rare photography spots in San Diego...

Cruz Del Condor Viewpoint, Peru

  • Peru
  • Shimona Carvalho
  • Wildlife
One of the best places to see the Andean Condor flying majestically, is the Cruz del Condor viewpoint in Peru. This viewpoint, also called Mirador...

Hustai National Park, Mongolia

  • Asia
  • Shimona Carvalho
  • Nature
One of the best places to see truly wild horses in Mongolia is at Hustai National Park, just 60 miles out of the city. I...

Kuang Si Waterfalls, Laos

  • Laos
  • Shimona Carvalho
  • Nature
Kuang Si Waterfalls is a beautiful location for photographers looking for some gorgeous Luang Prabang photography. We went for the turquoise waters of the falls...

Nara Deer Park

  • Japan
  • Shimona Carvalho
  • Nature
If you're looking for a day trip from Osaka or Kyoto, the Deer Park should definitely be on any photographer's Nara itinerary. Hundreds of deer...

Lake Sandoval in Puerto Maldonado, Peru

  • Peru
  • Shimona Carvalho
  • Nature
Earlier this year we headed out to experience Puerto Maldonado, Peru. We were looking for an Amazon jungle tour from Cusco, as we had decided...

Basilica de la Merced, Cusco

  • Peru
  • Shimona Carvalho
  • Architecture
If you are looking for things to do in Cusco while acclimatizing to the elevation, you can check out some of the beautiful ornate old...

Ballestas Islands, Peru

  • Peru
  • Shimona Carvalho
  • Nature
The Ballestas Islands Tour in Peru is a boat tour to a set of small rocky islands off the coast of Paracas, Peru. They're called...