Travelfish correspondent Tanya Procyshyn
Tanya Procyshyn is a freelance writer and photographer based in Singapore. Originally from the Canadian prairies, she moved to warmer climes after completing her B. Sc. in Biology/Psychology at the University of Manitoba in 2005. She has called Singapore home since 2007 and previously lived in Southern Thailand.
Tanya’s travels have taken her to more than 30 countries across the globe. With a passion for unusual destinations, her adventures range from camping alongside Komodo dragons in Indonesia to shaking hands with soldiers in North Korea. In Singapore, you may find her scuba-diving at Pulau Hantu or scouring Little India for the spiciest masala dosa.
In addition to being Travelfish’s Singapore correspondent, Tanya’s writing and photography has appeared in print publications like Asian Geographic, PhotoYou, Expat Living, Singapore Connection, TigerTales, and Southeast Asia Backpacker magazine. She also manages various travel-related websites like BudgetAirlineGuide.com and blogs about expat life and travel at www.idreamofdurian.com.
You can contact Tanya by emailing email@example.com or via Twitter @idreamofdurian.
Posts by Tanya Procyshyn:
Thaipusam is a Hindu festival where devotees pierce their flesh and carry colourful kavadi to show their devotion to Lord Murugan. If that doesn’t sound dramatic enough, in Kuala Lumpur it takes place at the spectacular Batu Caves. Here are some images from Thaipusam 2013 (yesterday). It’s estimated that more than a million people — … read the full post