Kevin Lu

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Eastern Europe in September

September is an ideal month for travel to Eastern Europe. Crowds have died down, the summer heat has faded, and autumn brings with it a soft beauty …

Eastern Europe

How to Make Stop Motion Videos

Stop motion is actually a really easy thing that everyone could integrate into their videos. Here, Rob starts out with a broad overview of where you …

The 60 greatest train journeys for 2018

The best train journey I’ve ever done? Tricky. In terms of sheer pinch-me-is-this-for-real wow-factor, it has to be the Trans-Mongolian, a journey of truly epic proportions. In my case it involved four days of travelling between Moscow and Lake Baikal on the traditional Trans-Siberian before …

15 Places to Take the Solo Trip of a Lifetime

Solo travel, like dining alone, gets a bad rap -- mostly from people who don't particularly enjoy their own company. If you can put up with yourself, …

Travel

16 of the world's most beautiful natural wonders

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet

Alien landscapes on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are human-made …

National Parks

8 Reasons to Put the Blue City on Your Bucket List

The word <i>magical</i> is fairly overused today, but if there’s a place that truly epitomizes the mystical adjective it’s Chefchaouen, in the northwest of Morocco. It’s a destination known by many—especially Instagram and Pinterest addicts—as simply the “Blue City,” and it’s perched amid the Rif …

Cats

World’s Most Dangerous Countries Revealed, And It May Change Your Travel Plans

Just like last year, International SOS and Control Risks have released a map that shows just how tourist-friendly all countries are, and it’s worth …

Quora users share the best travel destinations you've never heard of

Paris, New York, Tokyo. They're all amazing vacation destinations, but sometimes (always?) it's preferable to get away from the crowds.<p>With that in mind, users on the querying site Quora asked for "some of the best travel locations that most people have never heard of." There are hundreds of …

Forget Machu Picchu: seven newly accessible wonders of the world | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

If visiting the world’s most ancient temples and monuments, such as Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Machu Picchu in Peru, Chichen Itza in Mexico and Petra in …

South America

Think Outside the Box for Your Next Destination

If we all thought alike, the world would be a pretty boring place, wouldn’t it? Well, the same goes for the world of travel.<p>Unfortunately, it seems …

Sun, Sea And Sangria In Magnificent Malaga

Thanks for following and reading Overland Travel Adventures from Go, See, WriteMalaga, Spain is often known as the gateway to the Costa del Sol. Many …

European Travel

Where to Eat in Barcelona

As recommended by the staff at Pakta. —Michael Idov

The colourful tradition saving Bangkok’s street vendors

When the Thai government threatened to ban street stalls, vendors in Bangkok’s Ari neighbourhood came together around an ancient practice of colour coordination.<p>When Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away in October 2016, his subjects were plunged into mourning, wearing black for months out …

Diets

Are Full-Frame Sensors That Much Better Than Micro Four Thirds? The Answer May Surprise You (VIDEO)

Micro Four Thirds (MFT) cameras have a devoted following because of their compact size, a wide variety of available system accessories, and the …

Cameras

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

The Long Road From Pokhara To Kathmandu, Nepal

The next morning, we got up early again (a running theme during this entire trip to Nepal) and hit the road this time heading back to Kathmandu – our …

Kathmandu

A one day guide to 15 UK National Parks

Are you in the UK or planning to visit anytime soon? There’s something you can’t miss — the National Parks. From the magical-sounding Snowdonia in …

The Best Restaurants In Old Town, Munich

17 Places Every Landscape Photographer Should Visit At Least Once

Marco Grassi, born and raised in the northwest of Italy, is an award winning photographer focused on landscape and travel photography, a 500px Brand …

Instagram Hashtags for Travel Photographers

Travel is a pretty popular photo niche, and interest in these images goes beyond the traditional photography circle. Think: travel companies, …

Social Media

Astrophotography Tutorial: 4 Tips for Taking Stellar Shots of Nighttime Skies (VIDEO)

You may be surprised to learn that long-exposure photography at night can be accomplished without any specialized equipment, and if you watch this …

Your Layover in Istanbul

Turkish Air offers a ton of cheap flights to Europe. Back in August, I was looking for a cheap destination in Europe because I hadn’t been since …

The 6 Best Coffee Shops In Istanbul

My naked experience in Istanbul's oldest hamam

<b>The Turkish hamams were historically used for commercial, cultural and religious reasons, established during the Ottoman Empire for the Sultans and</b> …

Go Read This Travel Magazine That Focuses on One City for an Entire Issue

Fare is a new publication that's unapologetically nerdy<p><i>Fare</i> is for nerds. Its founder, Ben Mervis, readily admits this; he says that’s why it was …

Tap Water

Thailand's 77 provinces: 77 great places to go

<b>(CNN) —</b> Made up of 514,000 square kilometers broken into a whopping 77 provinces, Thailand is a country where you need much more than a week -- or even a year -- to fully appreciate it.<p>Very few locals have even been to every province, while most international tourists only make it to a handful, …

Asia Travel

10 things you never knew about train travel in Germany

<b>1. The German word for railway dates back to mining</b><p>The German word for railway is <i>Eisenbahn</i>, meaning literally iron track. Before the first locomotive …

40 Thai foods we can't live without

<b>(CNN) —</b> Given that one of the first things Thais ask each other when they meet up is "Have you eaten yet?" it's clear this is a nation that's extremely passionate about its eats.<p>You want to know how good a Thai restaurant is? Don't look at the menu, the decor or even the prices. Look at the number …

Asia Travel