Nick Sandbakken

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3 Steps to Becoming a Better Photographic Storyteller

If you’ve ever heard people talk about photos that tell a story, you may have wondered to yourself exactly how one tells a story with a single photo. …

Landscape Photography

Tips for Photographing Moon

Photographing Moon – Zabriskie Point, Death Valley National Park – California, USA<p>The moon is a gorgeous subject, but it photographing moon can be …

8 Travel Photography Tips from People Who Do It For a Living

We spoke with four of the world’s top travel photographers about how to get a gorgeous shot every time—from the best ways to shift your perspective (both literally and figuratively) to how to make your sunset Instagram look better than everyone else's.

4 Travel Photography Gadgets You Don't Want to Leave Home Without

If you travel at all these days, you know that it can be a harrowing experience...That means that once you get to your destination, you might be …

Gear & Gadgets

Top 10 Best Cameras For Travel Photography of 2018

Choosing the best camera for travel photography can make all the difference between returning home with wonderful memories of your trip or awful …

The Most Over-the-Top Luxurious Cruise Ships in the World

Cruises get a bad rap. But if you’re envisioning a bunch of septuagenarians piling in for an all-inclusive buffet after a few sexy rounds of bingo, …

The Most Luxurious (but Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across The Globe

Good news: A trip abroad doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the luxe out of your stay.<p>You want all the “Roman Holiday” Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversize sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let’s be real: You’re going to have to pick and choose between lavish splurges in a …

European Travel

Iceland's '5 Million Star Hotel' Lets You Sleep in a Bubble Under the Northern Lights

Why let a roof and walls get in the way?<p>Glimpsing the aurora borealis—better known as the Northern Lights—requires only geographical knowledge and a bit of luck, when it comes to the weather. Your options for viewing the once-in-a-lifetime wonder are many these days, but most require you to trek …

19 famous hotels from films you can actually spend the night in

Staying in a five-star hotel is the epitome of luxury travel, and choosing a hotel with celebrity status can make a holiday a truly unique experience.<p>Luckily, there are a number of film-featured hotels that you can actually spend the night in.<p>Some have become as — if not more — famous then the …

New York City

Infamous Former Drug Lord Pablo Escobar’s Mexican Mansion is Now a Luxury Hotel

At the peak of Colombia’s Medellin drug Cartel, Pablo Escobar and his crew were pulling in a staggering $70 million USD <i>per day</i>. Needless to say, the …

Thai eco-resort delights guests with woven pods and other sublime dwellings

Phuket, Thailand may be overrun by tourists in some areas, but there are still some sweet secluded spots to escape the crowds. The stunning Keemala …

Design

New Hotel Near Angkor Wat is as Zen as the Temple Itself

Two million people visit Cambodia’s Angkor temples each year, and the majority stay in the busy gateway town of Siem Reap. Now the family-owned …

7 stunning eco destinations to see before it's too late

Travel is a double-edged sword for the eco-minded among us. On the one hand, we long to visit the world's diverse and awe-inspiring destinations. On …

14 gorgeous car-free cities around the world

Ditch the rental car and get ready to explore<p>Some of the world’s most popular cities are facing a manmade crisis: Cars are wreaking havoc, snarling streets, and contributing to increased air pollution. And while cities like London, Paris, and Seoul are doing everything from banning diesels to …

European Travel

How to Hire a Trekking Guide in Nepal: Tips for the Perfect Trek

By foxintheforest<p>In Destinations, International Destinations, Nepal, Outdoors, travel, travel guide, Trekking<p>36<p>You’re surrounded by peaks so steep …

The Kjeragbolten Hike: A Complete Guide

The Kjeragbolten hike is one of the most spectacular hikes in the world. We have hiked on some amazing trails around the globe, in countries like …

Hiking in Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument, Utah

It could take months to explore everything that Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument has to offer. 1.9 million acres is a lot to cover and a …

Hikes of a Lifetime

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania<p>Early European explorers who claimed to have seen a snow-capped mountain in Equatorial Africa were dismissed as delusional. …

Mountaineering

The Reason You're Not Happy (And How To Fix It)

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>If only [blank], I would be truly happy.<p>We’ve all uttered that phrase at one point during our lives, right?<p>Whether we were kids hoping for that one Christmas present we really wanted or adults in search of that next promotion, we’re constantly in …

The Best Places to Stargaze in America

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.<p>Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:<p>> Lake Powell (Utah)<p>The combination of a thin atmosphere and …

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …