A friend based in Cambodia is a consultant for nonprofits and international NGO's and reached out to me about potentially doing some photography work for a nonprofit in
It is so important to get off the beaten path when you travel. While Chiang Mai was absolutely lovely and extremely relaxing, it was also full of westerners! Like sooooo many foreigners who all had the same uniform of elephant pants, dreads, tattoos, and
Within my first hour in Siem Reap, Cambodia, I had the most rewarding little travel hiccup. Upon arrival at Siem Reap International Airport, I took out some cash from one of the ATM's by baggage claim. Everywhere in Cambodia accepts both Cambodian riehls and US dollars (USD),
Traveling can be hard. There's no two ways about it. Being in a place where you don't speak the language, don't know the currency, are on timelines to get to new destinations and relying on unreliable transportation, small things out of your control seem much bigger of a deal, and you get frustrated. HOWEVER, there are still appropriate ways to act.
This is the story of how I was flown to Jamaica to photograph a destination wedding by someone I had met on a backpacking adventure two years prior in Sicily.
Ok so forget whatever you’ve heard about Sicily. I’m sure one of the first things that comes to mind is the Mafia. That’s one tiny facet of Sicilian life. Let me tell you about my first two days in-country where I was welcomed with open arms and had the time of my life.
Danielle Desnoyers is a traveling photographer who enjoys spending time wandering place to place and sharing her experiences through her lens.