The Value of Life: A TV Ad that Moved Me to Tears

This touching “Melody of Life” commercial for Thai Life Insurance took the Grand Prix for TV submissions at this year’s Spike Asia Awards.Words I’ve taken to heart from the ad:”The real value of life is not being rich, celebrated, or living a long time.Life is about how you value others.And how others value you.”****Full CreditsAgency: Ogilvy & Mather, BangkokClient: Thai Life InsuranceDirector: Thanonchai SornsrivichaiProduction Company: Phenomena





December 4, 2016

Adventure Photographer Swims With Millions of Jellyfish

Ever wonder what it would be like to swim with jellyfish? Travel and adventure photographer Kien Lam fulfilled this fantasy by flying across the globe to Jellyfish Lake in Micronesia. Anyone who has been stung by a jellyfish can attest—it’s not a pleasant experience. But Jellyfish Lake in Palau is filled with millions of jellyfish that have evolved in a way that makes it safe for humans to swim in the same waters.

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December 3, 2016

Adventurous Photographer Treks to Remote Buddhist Village Before It Disappears

If you’re unfamiliar with Larung Gar, it may be because the small, remote town located in a far-flung corner of China has largely stayed out of the tourism spotlight. It is, however, a cultural and historical Tibetan treasure that has been undergoing tremendous changes in the past few decades, particularly in the midst of global controversy between Tibet and China.

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