Photography

Photography and digital media sit alongside my passion for Travel. By combining the three I am able to follow a life I love with a job I adore.

Capturing the little moments in life is as important to me as lavish landscapes or world famous landmarks. Find some of the more photo heavy destination posts and stories here or click here for photography tips or check out the camera gear I use.

Safe Travels,
Dan

A photo should tell a story…

Literacy lovers hideouts: Breathtaking libraries worth travelling for

If books, grand architecture and incredible public spaces bring you joy then these libraries worth travelling for should take centre stage on your travel plans.
20th November 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

A photo tour through the cultural heart of Germany: Thuringia and Saxony

The Thuringia and Saxony regions of Germany make up the cultural heart of Germany, a region famed for classical art and architecture but complimented by contemporary culture too.
24th August 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

20 Photos that prove Edinburgh is the worlds Festival City!

Billing yourself as 'The Worlds Festival City' might be a big claim to live up to, but with only the Olympics and World Cup selling more tickets than Edinburgh Festivals they do just that. A quick guide to the August festivals in the Scottish capital.
1st August 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Beijing to Hong Kong: 50 photos of amazing China

China is vast, but in two weeks I managed to traverse from the north to the south along the east coast, here are some snapshots of my favourite places.
2nd July 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

50 reasons to visit Mauritius; Small island, big rum punch

If you are looking for paradise with a slice of adventure thrown in, these 50 reasons will have you booking a ticket to Mauritius in no time at all!
4th June 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

18 Hidden Europe Gems You Need to Visit in 2018

Forgot Paris and Rome for your 2018 Europe trips and discover these incredible 18 lesser known towns and destinations. If Camogli, Silves, Skadar and Mellaig don't sound familiar then this one is for you.
23rd March 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Prints from Peru: Inca ruins and culture around Cusco

For years I had this idea I would take an instant camera to the Andes in Peru and explore the incredible Inca history and culture so I did, here is what I discovered on the Lares Trek.
1st September 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

7 easy tips for photographing Paris (or anywhere!)

By far the most common question I get asked is ‘what camera do you use?’ and whilst gear is important, it’s the way you look at things that really define an image. Here are some super simple tips to make an image a little bit more ‘gram worthy...
31st May 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Iceland winter photography: 20 images of this snowy playground

Iceland in winter is a snowy, magical and usually dark winter wonderland... these 20 photos give you a glimpse into why the cold months might be the best time to visit.
28th January 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

The Most Photogenic Cities in the World?

"Which city did you find the most photogenic in the world?" is the question I asked five bloggers, what do you think made the list?
10th November 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

How not to do Horseshoe Bend + Antelope Canyon from Las Vegas

As if doing a 14 hour bus tour once wasn't bad enough, I had to do it twice... Luckily Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend were well worth it. Learn from my mistakes!
24th October 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Beautiful Places, Breakups and Blues…

The Maldives are one of the most beautiful places I have ever witnessed and also home to some of my most beautiful memories. Should a break up change how we view the world, both past and present?
2nd October 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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Beyond The Guidebook

Hey! I’m Dan and I am a little bit obsessed with exploring the world, meeting people on the road and can usually be found lost and attached to a camera. I’ve been lucky enough to visit 50+ countries and aim to share the best travel tips, stories and guides here on the blog. If you want to be kept up to date every month + get access to the latest deals and competitions sign up on the form just down there or feel free to stalk me a bit more if you need help planning a trip, click here to get in touch!

Safe Travels, Dan

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