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This Photographer Uses an iPhone to Shoot Russia’s Grittiest Streets

Photographer Dmitry Markov grew up Pushkino, a hardscrabble industrial town north of Moscow where, for Markov and many of his childhood friends, …

This French art collective is building the world's largest hanging garden

French art collective Les Machines de L’ile is embarking on plans to build the world’s largest hanging garden – which will be on the scale of the …

The World's Happiest Country Was Announced, and Surprise — the US Got Even More Unhappy This Year

Norway, which was 2017's happiest country in the world, just got knocked from first place by a Scandinavian neighbor. In this year's World Happiness Report, released March 14, Finland took 2018's top spot for happiest place to live. And as for the US? Well let's just say the country slipped lower …

Blending Japanese traditional and modern architecture, this Kyoto guest house is a quiet stunner

Tucked away in the dense network of narrow streets in Kyoto's central Gojo Karasuma district, an old house has come back to life and—after a …

You Can Travel Like a 1900s Adventurer—Here’s How

A new book shows what a turn-of-the century food explorer can teach us about modern travel.<p>In 1900 people rarely left their hometown, let alone traveled around their country. But David Fairchild was different.<p>Fairchild was a food spy for the American government at the turn of the 20th century. He …

Spotlight: Seyahat blogger’ı Kerimcan Akduman

<b>Adım</b> Kerimcan Akduman. İstanbul’da yaşayan 7 senelik reklam kariyerine son verip tam zamanlı gezginliğe başlayan biriyim. Öte yandan da 2008’den beri I can travel isimli seyahat blogunu yazmaktayım.<p><b>İşim,</b> dünyanın Amazon, Endonezya gibi çeşitli yerlerine deneyim odaklı seyahatler düzenliyorum. Öte …

Inside the Lego House – in pictures

From the yellow amphitheatre built into its sides to the tree thrusting through its innards, the extraordinary new Lego House in Billund, Denmark, is a riot of interconnecting blocks that begs fans young and old to climb aboard

Lego

17 things you should never say to a traveler

1. “How are you affording this?”<p>I never go out. I eat ramen all day. I have a crappy apartment where you can put your feet on the bed while you’re …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017

As we contemplate our critical role in the Earth’s future, photography has the power to show the astonishing diversity of life on our planet and remind us of the crucial need to shape a more sustainable co-existence between humanity and the natural world.<p>The long-running competition “The Wildlife …

Texas Bunkhouse

Built as a getaway for a writer/director and his friends and family, this Texas Bunkhouse bends around the trees that dominated its plot, roughly 30 …

Dreamy and Fairy Redhead Portraits by Alexandra Bochkareva

Alexandra Bochkareva est une photographe amatrice spécialisée dans l’auto-portrait, inspirée par les visages aux tâches de rousseur et les cheveux …

Meet the man who has spent three years travelling the world for free on container ships

For globetrotters on a very tight budget, or those who love being at sea but not cruise ship crowds, travelling the world by cargo vessel could be the way forward. And for advice on the pros and cons of such a venture, there's no one better than 37-year-old Dane Torbjørn C. Pedersen, known as …

Spectacular rooftops around the world – in pictures

Rooftops: Islands in the Sky is a new book by Taschen showcasing the best architect-designed roofs around the world. It features the most beautiful and imaginative urban retreats, from New York City to Singapore

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

All the state capitols in the lower 48, in one trip.<p>Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a …

Genius Loci

The Jiu Valley in Romania, lies nestled in the Carpathian Mountains. While traditionally sheepherding country, in the 1850s with the advent of the Industrial Revolution coal mining has taken over the area and caused continued growth up until the 1990s, when a combination of factors have led to the …

Mapping and Photographing: Seeing the Unseeable in the American Landscape

<i>As part of the enticing and varied program at this year's Photo London, over 20 world-class photographers will present their work in a series of conversations and presentations.</i><p><i>On Saturday, May 21, the eminent American photographer David Maisel will take part in a dialogue with curator William A.</i> …

These 17 panoramas and GIFs show the first moon landing in unbelievable detail

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon, they did what any tourist would do — take hundreds of photos.<p>A few of these images are more famous than others, like the one of Aldrin with Armstrong reflected in his visor, and the one of Aldrin looking at the American flag.<p>But people at NASA …

Space Science

We Visited Over 50 Countries With Our Van Spending Only $8 A Day (UPDATED)

We are young travel bloggers from Poland who did not have a lot of money but we wanted to see the world. We bought an old van for $600, painted it, …

Culinary Quito: An Introduction

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><i>By Paulina Vaca</i><p>A great confluence of indigenous, Spanish, and African traditions, Ecuadorian cuisine is a true melting pot of flavors that has managed, in large part, to remain undiscovered.<p>From its perch high in the Andes and dead-on the Equator (Ecuador is Spanish for …

South America

The Real Reason Why There's a Tiny Hole in Airplane Windows (Video)

It turns out that itsy bitsy hole in the bottom of your airplane window is actually a very important safety feature. It's all-too-easy to let your …

Moorea Is The World's Most Beautiful Island You've Never Heard Of

It almost doesn't look real.<p>Just northwest of Tahiti lies another island that's part of French Polynesia, and despite how utterly stunning it is, chances are you've never heard of it.<p>Surrounded by a bright blue lagoon, the volcanically formed island of Moorea was rated as the third-best island in …

Photo Manipulation

360 Nedir?

Bu fikir, ilk defa ne zaman aklımda yeşerdi hiç hatırlamıyorum. Ancak tek bilebildiğim çok uzun zamandır bu dünya turu hayalini kurduğum. …

Relics of the Cold War

Project info<p>The Cold War is over — yet signs of it still exist. For forty years the Iron Curtain divided the countries of Europe into East and West. The arms race was unleashed, nuclear fallout shelters were constructed, and everyone braced for the worst. Martin Roemers has spent ten years in …

Brazil is always portrayed as tolerant and diverse. Here’s the reality.

I am a white, middle class, Paulistano woman of Italian heritage. My family is not rich, but I’m not blind to the fact that my privileges in this …

These 17 apps will help you live the dream of traveling around the world while working from wherever you want

That dream might seem too good to be true years ago, but with the growing popularity of working remotely and advances in budget travel options, it has never been easier.<p>Australian app developer David McKinney, for example, converted his van into a mobile office complete with electricity and …

Apps

Singapore's public housing buildings are colorful optical illusions

Singapore's slums were regarded as some of the worst in the world throughout the first half of the 20th century. After the passing of the Housing and Development Act in 1960, more than 50,000 units in big, low-cost buildings became available to city dwellers.<p>Now, roughly 80% of the city's …

A photographer is traveling around the US to recreate his grandfather's 40-year-old snapshots

He documented all of his travels with his camera, which is how Carollo ended up with about 30 boxes of photo slides when his grandfather passed away in 2008.<p>After rifling through one of the boxes, Carollo came up with the idea of trying to recreate his grandfather's photos during his own …

National Parks

10 Eye-Catching Metro Stations Worth a Stop

Stepping into this Stockholm station is like stepping into a very elaborate cave. The only place where all three of Stockholm’s metro lines meet, …

10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

Manhattan Beach, California (from above) - 4K