Monthly Archives: May 2012

Photo Tour Update: San Francisco, Yosemite and Death Valley

Posted by on May 13, 2012

The photo tour with G Adventures is in full swing. After a week on the road we’ve photographed San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Death Valley National Park, Las Vegas, Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. We’ve gathered a small collection of photos from the last week to give you can idea some of the things we’ve seen and shot. Most people on the tour, myself included, haven’t even scratched the surface with our photo editing because we’ve been so busy taking photos and driving. In fact, I’ve only been able to upload photos I’ve taken with my iPhone so far!

Thanks to SmugMug for being the official photo host for the tour. Also, big thanks to the folks at Scottevest who provided travel vests to everyone. I know I’ve been using my Scottevest every day to avoid having to lug my camera bag everywhere. (Save for the day in Death Valley when it hit 115F/46C!)


Win a $4,000 Round Trip Ticket to Hong Kong from Cathay Pacific!

Posted by on May 11, 2012

Last month I had the pleasure of flying Cathay Pacific’s new Premium Economy class seat from Sydney to Hong Kong. It was almost the equivalent of what you would find in a first class domestic flight in terms of seat width, leg room and service.

Now Cathay Pacific is going to let one of my lucky readers have the same experience I had.

One lucky winner will receive one round-Trip Cathay Pacific Airways Premium Economy Class Ticket from a Cathay Pacific port city of winner’s choice – New York( JFK) / Chicago (ORD) / Los Angeles (LAX) / San Francisco (SFO) / Toronto (YYZ) / Vancouver (YVR), to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). The approximate retail value is $4,000 USD. Just fill out the form below.

The competition will run from May 11 until June 10; the draw will be on June 12 and the winner will be notified by email and posted on the blog. Unfortunately, this is open only to citizens of the United States and Canada.

Good luck!

UPDATE : The winner is ShinYir Tong. Thanks for entering!