Author: Sivan Askayo

Sivan is a freelance Travel Photographer. She contributes to leading magazines such as Travel+Leisure, Conde Nast Traveller, Lonely Planet Traveller, Monocle and Elle Decor.  When she is not globe trotting on assignments, she splits her time between Tel Aviv and New York, where she has been living for the last 12 years. She will always find an opportunity to visit and shoot Paris, hoping a few times a year.  She loves coffee and will never be on a diet that would require her to give up chocolates and desserts. 

When I’m not traveling on assignment, I often choose my travel destination based on an image that fuels my curiosity. I see a picture of a place and the next thing I know, I’m on a plane, on my way to take a better photo. It happened to me in Menton in the French Riviera,… …read more

Walking through the streets of Paris, past famous monuments and cult patisserie shops, it’s hard not to notice the lines filling up with tourists. The Japanese, in particular, have become huge fans of French sweets in recent years. The influence between the two cultures is far from one-sided, however. …read more