Graham Washbourne

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Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

Paint It Black (And White): Shooting With The Leica M-Monochrom

<i>“How many photographs can you look at more than once? Not many, not many.” –Cartier-Bresson</i><p>Although the technical brilliance of modern digital cameras is undeniable, there’s also something about the ease with which pictures can be taken that tends to encourage a rather scattershot approach to …

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Incredible Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Paintings from Google Art Project

If you feel like you haven’t spent enough time in the museums in your life, Google gives you a chance to catch up on your art education. Its new …

Art

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Ultimate California Highway 1 Road Trip

Laguna Beach to Santa Monica<p>Highway 1 begins unceremoniously, emerging from a tangle of freeway ramps in Orange County’s Dana Point. There’s a …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Vietnam War

20 Survival Tips You Must Know

Staying alive requires recognizing danger, feeling fear, and reacting. Here's what you need to know to survive bear attacks, chainsaw accidents, and even vengeful vending machines.<p>These survival tips can help you avoid becoming just another statistic. Accidents are the leading cause of death among …

Photographer Captures the Vast Beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge

Photographer Ali Ertrk has been capturing the striking beauty of a variety of landmarks since 2006. Based in San Francisco, the talented artist has specifically focused much of his attention on the Golden Gate Bridge, the massive, bright red suspension bridge in California that spans almost two …

Photography

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Totallycoolpix

Beautiful photo of a runway at night.

Totallycoolpix

Ghost town hunting in the American West

Nothing guarantees a Wild West adventure like exploring ghost towns, from abandoned mines where lucky prospectors once struck it rich to dusty frontier outposts where gun-toting outlaws once ran amok. Get ready to hit the (usually dirt) road out to these iconic ghost towns, most within spitting …

National Parks

Colorado's best scenic drives

Colorado has 25 nationally designated Scenic & Historic Byways, and a number of mind-blowing drives that didn’t make the list, but should definitely make yours. Some will take all day and have you discussing the blows of history and time; others are short hops to lonely mountain passes that are …

Hiking

13 Things You Never Knew About The Eiffel Tower

And no landmark is more greatly associated with France than the Eiffel Tower in Paris, which was completed 125 years ago after 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days of construction.<p>It stood as the gateway for the 1889 Exposition Universelle (World's Fair) in honor of the 100th anniversary of the storming …

France