SNAPSHOT STORIES

Four Seasons Bora Bora

Snapshot Story #26: A little slice of paradise at Four Seasons Bora Bora

By Janice and George

Our guest photographer relished her night at the Four Seasons Bora Bora, fulfilling her dream of staying with her husband in an overwater bungalow.

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Leaning Tower of Pisa at sunset

Snapshot Story #25: The Leaning Tower of Pisa at sunset is worth a stop!

By Janice and George

Just like the tower’s unintended tilt, our guest photographer’s visit to the Leaning Tower of Pisa at sunset was unintended. But it resulted in this stunning photo from her Italy trip.

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Shinbyu Myanmar festival

Snapshot Story #24: Colorful Shinbyu procession celebrates novice monks

By Janice and George

The Shinbyu ceremony in Myanmar (Burma) celebrates boys becoming novice monks. It begins with a colorful procession to the monastery.

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Northern Lights in Alberta

Snapshot Story #23: Chasing northern lights photos in Alberta

By Janice and George

Elk Island National Park is one of the best places to see the northern lights in Canada. Battling mosquitoes, this intrepid photographer shoots a dazzling photo!

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Snapshot Story #22: Louvre copyists learn by painting the masterpieces

By Janice and George

The Louvre Museum has a tradition of allowing artists to learn by painting the masterpieces. Sometimes they catch your attention more than the original art.

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gdansk old town

Snapshot Story #21: A peek into Gdansk Old Town

By Janice and George

Gdansk, Poland, is not just shipyards and the birthplace of modern Europe’s anti-communist movement. Gdansk Old Town is a colorful medieval center – and very pretty!

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Myanmar monks

Snapshot Story #20: Myanmar monks and memories

By Janice and George

The land of immortality – and gems. The golden land, for its pagodas and sunsets. Photos of Myanmar monks and our memories remind us of this special land.

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Cafe Tacuba restaurant

Snapshot Story #19: Old-world charm at Cafe Tacuba restaurant in Mexico City

By Janice and George

Very traditional, Cafe Tacuba restaurant is a charming eatery in a colonial-era building – worth seeking out when in Mexico City (reasonably priced too).

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photos of Baden-Baden

Snapshot Story #18: Baden-Baden in photos (a beautiful spa town!)

By Janice and George

Queen Victoria loved it. So did Brahms. Germany’s spa town, Baden-Baden, was the summer capital of Europe. And it’s still beautiful (think luxury, music and elegant spas).

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Snapshot Story #17: Visit Trogir, the tiny Croatian town nicknamed Little Venice

By Janice and George

Tiny Trogir has no canals. Never mind. It’s still nicknamed “Little Venice.” If you visit Croatia, try to see the medieval fairy tale town of Trogir.

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Shwesandaw Pagoda

Snapshot Story #16: Myanmar’s Shwesandaw Pagoda is bigger than the Shwedagon!

By Janice and George

The glittering gold Shwesandaw Pagoda in Pyay, Myanmar, is even bigger than Yangon’s famous Shwedagon Pagoda. It’s less touristy too.

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people of myanmar

Snapshot Story #15: The people of Myanmar in photos

By Janice and George

The people of Myanmar (Burma) are so warm and lovely! Here are some of our photos of the people of Myanmar – the little monks stole our hearts.

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smiling faces - night watchmen Edfu Temple, Egypt

Snapshot Story #14: Smiling faces around the world

By Janice and George

Do you like to take pictures of people when you travel? We do. These photos of smiling faces around the globe bring back happy memories of some of our trips. 

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Luna rooftop tapas bar

Snapshot Story #13: Rosewood’s Luna Rooftop Tapas Bar

By Janice and George

Luna Rooftop Tapas Bar nails the rooftop bar experience in San Miguel de Allende. On top of the deluxe Rosewood hotel, it’s the best place for stupendous sunset views of the city.

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