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Elusive Graffiti Artist Swampy Captures the Clandestine World of Freight Train Hopping

<i>“Riding freight trains is the perfect crime; you get to break several laws without ruining anyone’s day. Meanwhile you’re experiencing something</i> …

New Zealand's 10 most unforgettable beaches

With 15,000 kilometres of coastline, New Zealand is heaven for beach-lovers. Its diverse shores dish up everything from lazy days and blazing sunsets, to active adventures such as swimming, kayaking and surfing. Finding a great beach is easy; to find an unforgettable one, read on…<p>Ninety Mile …

Local Experts

You’d think the most popular hotel on a site like TripAdvisor would cost you an arm and a leg to stay in. However, travelers looking to experience... …

'Skyfaring': The Poetry And Science Of Air Travel

In an episode of the Netflix program Sense8, the character Capheus suddenly finds himself an aircraft passenger alongside Riley, another "sensate" to whom he is mysteriously connected emotionally. Flying from London to Reykjavik, Riley is bored, her eyes dulled even as spectacular white clouds …

Long Haul

Iraq's Famed Marshes Are Disappearing—Again

CHIBAISH, Iraq<p>A decade after the restoration of their once fruitful wetlands, the Marsh Arabs are struggling to cope with the country's water shortage.<p>As Saddam Hussein drained Iraq's famed marshes to punish the rebellious tribesmen who lived in them, Amjad Mohamed packed his few possessions, …

LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from June 2015

Travel

A guide to the trains of Bulgaria

Between Saturday 20th June 2015 and Monday 29th June 2015 I crossed Bulgaria by train . This blog entry summarises my experiences, with the aim of …

Trains

60 Degrees North by Malachy Tallack review – around the world in search of home

At the outset of this account of a circum-global journey, Malachy Tallack is at pains to establish the nature of the north: “There is,” he writes, “the tree line, above which the boreal forest gives way to tundra; the southern limit of permafrost; the Arctic Circle; the sixtieth parallel. Other …

Books

Reader Recs: Long Weekend Getaways

It can be difficult to find time for a long trip, but that shouldn’t keep you from exploring the world. Take a break from reality (and an excuse to use up one of those vacation days) with a three-day getaway.<p>Here are a few suggestions from our Nat Geo Travel Facebook fans to inspire your weekend …

Palm Springs

Instagram photos are now bigger and better

Just over a week ago, I wrote plaintively about Instagram's archaic 640 x 640 resolution and the need to move with the times and give users the ability to upload larger images. This past Friday, it appears, Instagram has started addressing that very issue, as photos sent to the popular image …

Here's what to do when an airline loses your luggage

Thankfully, the US Department of Transportation has started laying down the law on what should happen when you arrive somewhere and your baggage doesn't.<p>Unfortunately, this still varies wildly depending on each airline and each specific situation.<p>To help you navigate these tricky waters, we've …

Aviation

10 Captivating Travel Photography Books For the Holidays

<i>Jo Plumridge is a British writer and photographer who specializes in design, travel and comedy pieces. As a photographer, she focuses on portraiture. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>There’s no better gift than the gift of travel, …

Readers' travel photography competition: winners' trip to Canada

The winner of 2013’s readers’ travel photography competition enjoyed a week at Lazy Bear Lodge in Arctic Canada, with opportunities to snap whales, polar bears and atmospheric wrecks<p>Every wayfarer instinctively understands that travel can take them to a wonderful world of extraordinary adventure …

10 Ways to Improve Your Travel Photography

Get the most out of your travel photography and capture the moment with these 10 simple tips. Most of these tips are pretty basic and some of them …

Travel Photography Equipment

Wednesday, February 18, 2015<p>Travel Photography Equipment<p>I travelled quite a bit last year and I hope that I get to do the same this year too. I have …

How to Tell Better Visual Stories with Travel Photography

Take a look at your favorite travel magazine, and you will notice a pattern in the images. Understanding how to turn a bunch of images into a story – …

Types of Tours for Senior and Baby Boomer Travelers

Whether you want to have afternoon tea in London, ride on a dogsled or visit Antarctica, a tour can take you to your dream destination.<p>Here are some …

Tourism

Readers' travel photography competition: April – water

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>For our April competition, we want to see your best photographs on the theme of water. Send us your photographs and you will be in with a chance of a winning an Arctic activity and photography trip to Swedish Lapland.<p>April’s winning image will be mounted and …

Photography

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Photography Tips

The Complete Travel Photography Gear Guide -The Planet D

It's the questions we get on a regular basis. What is the best travel camera? What type of camera do you use? Do you use a tripod? What's in your …

How to take more interesting photographs on your next trip

Every vacation is an opportunity for gorgeous photos that even your Facebook friends will love to see.<p>The Cooperative of Photography and photographer …

Here are the ultimate travel photography tips in less than 3 minutes

PHOTOGRAPHER Ray Demski demonstrates his essential travel photography tips in this 3-minute Venice video for COOPH.<p>We’ll definitely be slapping duct …

Photographer Ray Demski Demonstrates Helpful Travel Photography Tips While On Location in Venice, Italy

In Ultimate Travel Photography Tips by The Cooperative of Photography, photographer Ray Demski, on location in Venice, Italy, demonstrates how to …

12 Must-Brings For Your Next Stargazing Trip

This summer has plenty of celestial wonders, including a meteor shower and more.<p>If you look up on June 30, you’ll get a glimpse of something special …

What Photographers Can Learn From The Visual Styles of These 4 Famous Movie Directors.

Movies, just like photography, vary greatly in visual style depending upon the artist behind it. Movies and photography are different fields. They …

Environmental Migrants: The Last Illusion - Photographs and text by Alessandro Grassani | LensCulture

Environmental migrants face extreme challenges as a result of climate change. According to the United Nations, by 2050, the Earth will have to face the trauma of confronting some 200 million environmental migrants. Focusing on rural-urban environmental migration, this multi-chapter project <i>t</i>ells …

Sea Level

The Passion of Two Kiwi Landscape Photographers

Cinematographer Abraham Joffe of Untitled Film Works made this 3-minute short film for Canon about the passion of two award-winning photographers …

Video: How Rosco Makes Its Swatchbook of Colored Filter Samples

If you’re a fan of both photography and the TV show <i>How It’s Made</i>, here’s a behind-the-scenes video that might be of interest to you. Rosco just …