World Wide Web

When Al Gore supposedly invented the internet (or so, he claims....), he had no idea of the impact it would have on the Urbex community. Nowadays, mainly because of the advent of the world wide web, the modes of Urbex information transmission have been turned upside down. For better, and for worse. Until a decade... Continue Reading →

Drones

A while ago, I discussed my new fondness for minimalist exploration (see here). For most of my outings, I have now replaced my DSLR with a (very) high end Huawei P20pro telephone, with Leica lens. Except, I didn't. Nowadays, I am once again carrying around a cumbersome bag...this time, with my Photography Pro drone in... Continue Reading →

Getting there

If you've been following this blog for a while now, you know that when it comes to Urbexing, discretion is key. In fact, unless you fancy a criminal record, trespassing and infiltration are activities that require the outmost discretion. With that in mind, whatever mode of transportation you choose for an Urbex, do not be... Continue Reading →

Legal Aid III : Security Guards

As bizarre as this may sound, in most places, there is some protection (albeit limited) for Urbexers if they get injured while in the act. Hence, site owners can typically be liable to trespassers "if they willfully injured a person" or, and this is important, "knew or should have known about the presence of frequent... Continue Reading →

Legal Aid II : Infiltration

"Live" site infiltration is an enterprise that often makes for aspiring Urbexer's wet dreams. Simply put, infiltration is the act of unauthorized entry into places of activity that are forbidden to the public (or outside opening hours). The main difference with regular Urbex is that target sites are still operating, buzzing with life and animation.... Continue Reading →

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