How is it a new year and a new decade?! Welcome to 2020, everyone! I spent my second holiday season in a row in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It's so hard being away from family and friends in America, but I filled my schedule with lots of photoshoots, petsitting for multiple families, and
It feels surreal to type this, but my six months in America is over already! It feels like I just got here, and that I JUST left Vietnam! So crazy, but I'm currently en route back to Ho Chi Minh City for another amazing
The rest of 2019 is planned and sorted! WOO HOO! I am ready to work with as many of my clients as possible in the next few months. I can't believe how fast this year has flown by, and how many places I've been able to
I've been back in America for a little over a month already! How time goes by so fast is completely beyond me. I've already spent time in Wilmington, NC; Richmond, VA; and
Vietnam just set a record for the hottest day (110 degrees Fahrenheit), and it's only April. It's been unbelievably sweltering, so I am already in a summer-state-of-mind. SO! I am thrilled to announce my "summer plans" and where I'll be starting in May. Drum roll please.....
I recently returned from a photo trip to northeast India, and it was everything. I went to that little section between Myanmar, Bhutan, and Bangladesh.... wayyyy up there. It was remote, it was challenging,
As a Sicilian olive farmer once told me, life is about finding balance. If you work 8 hours a day at something that you are truly passionate about and love, spend 8 hours a day doing things that you enjoy and are good for you, and get 8 hours of restful sleep,
What an awesome way to start 2019. After my busiest holiday season yet taking photo mini sessions for tons of families in the Ho Chi Minh City area, I was ready for a slightly slower pace! I also have been dog-sitting and housesitting since the beginning of November, and
Well, Christmas has come and gone. It was my first time being overseas and away from my family during the holiday season. Can't say I particularly enjoyed it, to be honest. I knew it would be difficult, but even with FaceTime and WiFi, it just wasn't enough. I will probably do everything in my ability to be with family in the future during the holiday season. However, being in the city of expats,
I'm back!! This is the first time through all my years of traveling, working, and living abroad that I've gone back to a country that I already resided in (except for America, where I grew up and lived for most of my life). I was in Vietnam for over seven months
Danielle Desnoyers is a traveling freelance photographer with a focus on humanitarian, travel, and family photography. She currently splits her time between the United States and Vietnam with travels to other countries as well.