About Jamie Chan

Nara, Japan 2019

I haven’t been everywhere,
but it’s on my list.

About me

(The Displaced Nation had a lovely interview with me…)

Well lets start with the fact that I am a polyglot; I speak 5 languages to varying degrees – more, after my 6th glass of whiskey.

My love for photography started in 2009 and I am blessed to have amazing mentors along the way like my favourite gypsy Mathias Heng.
As a Visual Storyteller, I deal with visuals before words, visuals – like photography was what brought me back to the Doll Hobby in which they somehow got more expensive over time…

No Foreign Lands is a personal blog focusing on the Photography, Lifestyle and Travel genre. It is where I share the stories and images from my travels, life, and do the occasional media shoutouts to pay for hosting this on the internet.

I love nothing more than coming back to a letter box full of hand written letters because receiving a personal letter is the next best thing to showing up out of the blue and keeping me company.

Before I forget, hello my name is Jamie and I am currently based on the tiny island of Singapore.

For photography/ blogging assignments or to be my snail mail buddy do contact me at:


You can find my photography works at: Jamie Chan Photography

PS: If you enjoy reading the contents of my blog, feel free to buy me a cup of tea.

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21 replies »

  1. Your pictures are marvelous. We were last in China in 2007. I would like to visit again and see more. I am now following your site – I am looking forward to seeing more of your photography too!

    Thank you for stopping by my blog. Come by again anytime.

  2. Hi Jamie, I absolutely love ur blog. Your pictures bring out powerful emotions and expressions. I’m a teenage amateur photographer(living in Singapore) and was wondering if you could feature some of my pictures in your blog. Any help would be much appreciated 🙂 Thank you so much

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