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Mobile Travel Tools and a New Cambodia Travel App

Mobile Travel Tools and a New Cambodia Travel App

Most visitors to Cambodia appear to prefer the trusty old printed guidebook as their main source of information, yet a new Cambodia travel app and mobile travel tools including Twitter and Google might prove handier here than you think. There’s been much talk over the...
Take a Peek: Terence Carter Photography Portfolio Website

Take a Peek: Terence Carter Photography Portfolio Website

Of all the tasks a pro photographer has to perform these days, editing a photography portfolio has to rank as the most difficult. Take my word for it. And go and take a peek at the new Terence Carter Photography portfolio website. While the work of a pro...
Monday Memories: Greeting the Locals at Beng Mealea

Monday Memories: Greeting the Locals at Beng Mealea

Like I always say, learning a little of the local language goes a long way when asking for a portrait. I like to think that’s how I managed to capture such a generous smile from this guy at Beng Mealea. Literally just a few minutes after I took...
Monday Memories: Local Children at Beng Mealea

Monday Memories: Local Children at Beng Mealea

The sunrise scrum at Angkor Wat to get the best position for a photo of the iconic (in the true sense of the word) temple is worth battling, however, many of the rich rewards of visiting Siem Reap come with early morning explorations of lesser...
We Are Barcelona Bound!

We Are Barcelona Bound!

This time tomorrow I’ll be starting to think about packing and a few hours later we’ll be heading to the airport for our flight to Barcelona via Guangzhou and Paris. We’re Barcelona bound! It’s been a few years since we were in Europe – our...
Meet the Local Behind The Hunt Singapore Guide

Meet the Local Behind The Hunt Singapore Guide

If we’re going to use a guidebook when we travel, our preference will always be themed, quirky little guidebooks written by locals or expats like The Hunt Singapore guidebook. As you know, we used to write guidebooks. We worked for all the big publishers: Lonely...
Monday Memories: Reality Bytes

Monday Memories: Reality Bytes

No, this isn’t a Photoshop job, this is part of a RAW image taken while on assignment in outback Australia. While developing the new Grantourismo website, I had to go back and work on every photo in its original digital RAW file. Not only has...
Welcome to the new Grantourismo!

Welcome to the new Grantourismo!

Welcome to the new Grantourismo! The re-design has been a long time coming, but we really sweated the details. We’ve given more prominence to our photography, introduced a cleaner, contemporary look, and reorganized our stories and guides so they’re easier to find. We’d love to...
Cycling Around Siem Reap

Cycling Around Siem Reap

Surrounded by pancake-flat plains, lush green rice paddies, and laidback villages with leafy lanes, cycling around Siem Reap can be an absolute delight – once you get out of the busy little city. Most travellers to Siem Reap visit Angkor Wat and the Angkor Archaeological...