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The 10 Best Photo Essays of the Month

From the November issue of National Geographic magazine: How Solar Lanterns Are Giving Power to the PeopleAt a brick ki<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Rubén Salgado …

Boko Haram

Pictures of the Week 10.9.14

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Photography

Misty Traffic Lights in Germany Photographed by Lucas Zimmermann | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this series of photos by photographer Lucas Zimmermann captured on a foggy night near Weimar, Germany. You can see more from the …

Tag: Design Travel

Gowanus Inn in Brooklyn: A Hotel Inspired by 1950s Americana<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>Argentinian Cooking and Everything Custom at Carbón in Paris<p>by Alexa …

Travel

Daniel Arsham Presents FUTURE RELIC 01

This past weekend, New York-based artist Daniel Arsham debuted his short film FUTURE RELIC 01 at<p>This past weekend, New York-based artist Daniel Arsham debuted his short film <i>FUTURE RELIC 01</i> at Design Miami/ 2013. The piece sees Arsham teaming up with with Swizz Beatz and designer Richard Chai for …

Endangered Species

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Anthropology

The Radisson Blu Hotel's 82-Foot Aquadom Aquarium Brings Sea-Life and Scuba Diving to Berlin

'Scuba diving in Germany' isn't usually penned into many tourists' to-do lists -- for obvious reasons -- but at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Berlin this …

How to Conquer the City of Berlin

Berlin is a gigantic city. I knew it was big, but until I decided to explore it by foot, I never knew just how big. I came here for five days with …

Germany

A Weekend in Berlin - Where to Eat, Stay and Play

With only three days in Berlin I had a whirlwind experience eating great food and experiencing their rich culture and history. It was clearly evident that this city never sleeps. Here are just a few recommendations on where to eat, stay and play:<p><b>Eat</b><p>Dudu $<p>What a relief to have stumbled across this …

Red Bull Music Academy Daily

World's best rooftop bars: readers' travel tips

<b>Winning tip: Shambhala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet</b><p>With views of the Potala Palace, this lovely, laid-back, quiet rooftop bar and restaurant is pretty much …

National Geographic Travel

The Best in Rome, from the tastiest gelato to the finest art

<b>Rome is without doubt one of the most romantic cities in the world but where should you take your loved one if you want to share the very best Rome</b> …

Rome’s Hottest ‘Hood (Hint: It’s Not Vatican City)

Two millennia ago, gladiators, prostitutes, and politicians—Julius Caesar, for one—rubbed shoulders in <b>Monti, Rome,</b> a red-light district adjacent to the Forum and Colosseum.<p>Today Monti is again red hot. In this zone where something new is always opening, Italians gather for animated conversations …

Italy

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …

Domestic Bliss: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Home

The Steven Klein shoot that started it all: Mr. and Mrs. Smith costars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play house in Palm Springs. (July 2005)

A Futuristic House That Seems To Rise From The Earth

The Edgeland House sports a sci-fi design but uses Native American building methods.<p>Designed by architecture firm Bercy Chen for a science fiction writer and his family, the Edgeland House has everything the literary genre is made of: a gloomy industrial past, futuristic allusions riffing off …

Tulum

Tulum

Mexico travel: Beaches of Tulum offer a laid-back alternative to Cancu

TULUM, MEXICO—The all-inclusive Cancun resorts are not known for topless women on the beach or Argentines with scraggly beards playing Gypsy music. …

Portland's urban adventures

While Oregon has long been known for its outdoor endeavours, Portland has grown into an explorer’s playground, with a number of al fresco activities inside the city limits.<p>With majestic Mount Hood to the east and dramatic sea cliffs to the west, Oregon is well known for its hiking, biking and …

Hiking

Night Rider

Dreaming under the night sky

Yi Peng Festival