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6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Photography Archives

May 25, 2018<p>Early Highlights of the 2018 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards<p>Whether an animal is the hunter or the hunted, surviving in the wild is serious business. And while many wildlife photographers aim to capture this “dog-eat-dog” world, some have been able to show that even the toughest …

Street Photography

Best Trips 2015

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing.

Travel Photography

How To Photograph Smoke

Photographing smoke is nothing new and isn't a the most difficult task to take on, but it is one that will require some amount of preparation and …

Dynamic Black and White Photos Capture Dramatic Light in NYC

While visiting New York City, Geneva-based self-taught photographer Alex Teuscher wanted to capture the day-to-day life and fantastic architecture throughout the popular tourist destination. He explored for ten days and documented iconic locations like Times Square, Rockefeller Center, and Central …

Photography

The Berlin Wall Is Going Back Up

But it’ll be made of balloons, not barbed wire.<p>When the Berlin Wall was built back in 1961, it literally went up overnight. Constructed first out of just barbed wire, then supplemented with concrete walls, landmines, and watch towers, the <i>mauer</i> split Berlin in half for nearly 30 years, until it one …

Top 5 Film Camera and Lens Combos You Can Get for Under $1,000

There are plenty of resources out there for the best digital cameras you can get for under *insert dollar amount here*, but what if you’re looking to …

An otherworldly scene on a beach in Hawaii. See more of our favorite submissions to the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest: http://on.natgeo.com/1CkPwvy Photo by lee scott

Couple's Extraordinary 550,000-Mile Road Trip Across 177 Countries Over 26 Years

In 1988, before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set off on a monumental road trip that would span 26 years, 177 countries, and nearly 550,000 miles (885,139 km). The couple originally planned to spend just 18 months touring the African countryside in their …

Travel

Everyday Scenes Captured in Mesmerizing Cinemagraphs by Julien Douvier

Since Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg first coined the term “cinemagraph” in early 2011, the artistic medium has taken the internet by storm, captivating viewers everywhere with its subtle beauty. Strasbourg, France-based freelancer Julien Douvier proves particularly adept at creating mesmerizing …

GIF Animations

His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

<i>They're silvery and stunning — and their beauty bears a message.</i><p>"Genesis" <i>is a new exhibit of more than 200 black-and-white images from the noted Brazilian photographer</i> Sebastiao Salgado. <i>He wants to show us what the world and its peoples look like now, how climate change has already had an impact —</i> …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

Kosher Safaris

If you have every wondered if you can go on kosher safari, the answer is yes! I'm sure you knew the answer was yes, but you just hadn't gotten down to actually researching the logistics. Well, I just did it for you! In the past few months I have had requests from several kosher travelers interested …

National Geographic Travel

Travel

Why Botswana Is the Most Eco-Friendly Country in Africa

If there's one African country that stands out as eco-friendly, it's Botswana. Hunting has been temporarily banned throughout the country, there are no fences, with wildlife free to roam at will, and the lodges of Botswana are all designed to have as little impact on the environment as possible. …

Perspective rebelle

Movie Stills Juxtaposed Against Their Real-Life Locations

Canadian photographer Christopher Moloney brings the magic of cinema to life with <i>FILMography</i>, an ongoing art project that matches scenes from movies with their real-life, present-day locations. After printing out a black-and-white still from a film, Moloney holds up the print and snaps a photo of …

Tom Hanks

Miniature Silhouetted People Playfully Interact With the Urban Landscape

Three years ago, the artist Pejac lived in a house with a lot of windows located in Valencia, Spain. He didn't have any curtains hung, but used the crystal-clear view of apartment buildings and a security camera to experiment with paper and acrylic works on glass. Pejac's lack of privacy coupled …

InterAct

Then and Now Photos That Compare New York City’s East Village in 1984 to the Present Day

<i>Ave. B looking north toward East 12th St.</i><p>Back in 1984, photographer Daniel Root moved to the East Village in New York City and documented his new …

Travel Lens: Steve McCurry’s World

Through the eyes of <b>Steve McCurry</b>, a camera has telescopic powers.<p>His pictures reflect the essence of the world’s most elusive cultures. In the 1980s—disguised in native garb and armed with a bag of film—he delved deep into Soviet-occupied Afghanistan. Along the way he captured the portrait of …

9 Reasons You Should Visit Costa Rica During Green Season

<i>By Nina Kokotas Hahn,CNTraveler.com</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Costa Rica's Green Season<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel Mistakes We All Think We're Too Smart to Make -- but Do Anyway<p>How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Paris<p>Follow Conde Nast Traveler on Twitter: www.twitter.com/CNTraveler

Slovenia’s Ancient Roman Holiday

In the 2,000 years since Caesar Augustus laid one of <b>Ljubljana</b>’s first stones, then for a settlement called Emona, this city has often hidden in plain sight. No longer: As Slovenia’s capital cheers its bimillenary throughout 2014, it’s putting its treasures on parade.<p>Emonan daily life and ancient …

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Landscape Photography

Photographer Gives Us an Inside Look at Meghalaya, India, ‘The Wettest Place On Earth’

New Zealand-based photographer Amos Chapple is a name you might recognize from his intimate look inside Iran that we shared just over a year ago. …

5 Reasons Why Image Noise is Your Friend

Amazing low light capabilities, or so the marketing screams. It seems the mantra of every camera manufacturer these days – the total elimination of …

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Street Art by Pejac [16 photos]

Check out the fantastic work of Spanish street artist Pejac, whose pieces have been spotted in cities across Europe. The artist primarily paints with …

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