An off-track motorbiking adventure to Beng Mealea, Cambodia

I decide to stop my motorbike in front of the narrow improvised bridge. I feel relieved and worried at the same time. Relieved, as the previous river crossing did not offer the luxury of a bridge. I had to launch my semi-automatic 125 cc Honda Dream motorbike into the murky stream and use all of my skills to extract it from the water in which it was immerged wheel-deep. Worried, as this wooden bridge is no more than 50-centimetre wide, with no rails to prevent a potential fall into the water, and for good measure a missing plank in the centre leaving a gap just the right size to sink the front wheel in.

I am looking at my partner with envy as she has already crossed. When she turns her head, I capture her smile and instantly come up with a genius plan Keep reading

Photo of the day: Rush hour at Grand Central Terminal, NYC

With its astronomical ceiling, the 84-metre long Main Concourse is the very heart of world’s largest train station when it comes to the amount of platforms (44 in total!). Grand Central Terminal in NYC was Keep reading

Photo of the day: Reflections, the MoMA, NYC

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City offers an impressive collection of  paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, films, prints, media, and Keep reading

Photo of the day: The Chrysler building, NYC

For 11 months only, the automotive tycoon Walter Chrysler was telling his guests he had the highest toilet in the world!

But the 77 stories of the Keep reading

Photo of the day: South Street Seaport, New York City

Here at the public Pier 15 on the East River Waterfront, a businessman takes a break and enjoys the sun on the top floor of the observation deck. The pier provides great views on Keep reading

Photo of the day: The Manhattan Bridge

Running in New York City is a fantastic way to explore its different areas. After leaving Canal Street, Lower Manhattan behind, we cross the Keep reading

Photo of the day: the Staten Island Ferry, New York City

Taking a bit a of distance is probably the best way to take in the magnificent view on the skyscrapers of downtown Manhattan. While kayaking the Hudson allows you to explore its coastline from Keep reading

Photo of the day: The Red Cube of lower Manhattan

Passing by the dark HSBC building, a bright red painted cube of steel balancing on one corner, draws our attention. It is the Keep reading

Photo of the day: Why are Scandinavian cottages red?

The traditional red cottage is the typical postcard of rural Scandinavia. The red colour was not chosen for aesthetic reasons: Keep reading

Photo of the day: The old Gavle, Sweden

The Old Gavle could be salvaged from demolition during the 1960’s. Today, about 60 properties remain, showcasing a typical Keep reading