Alondra Preciado

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The Best Travel Photos of 2013

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>The 25th annual <b>National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest</b> has been a long, strange, and beautiful trip. We loved every minute of it, and we hope you did, too.<p>Our panel of judges had their work cut out for them since the contest closed on June 30, sifting through more than …

Stunning Images from Easter Island

“Navel of the World”<p>Photographer Chaney Kwak visited this remote island and found dramatic landscapes and ancient stone ruins.<p>08.02.13 3:09 PM …

The World's First 5-Star Yacht Hotel Will Never Set Sail

The Sunborn Gibraltar is one of the largest yachts in the world at an astounding 465.8 feet long and seven stories high, and it's being marketed as a high-end hotel. In land-scarce cities like Gibraltar, ships like these may be the future of hospitality.<p>The yacht will be moored at the Gibraltar …

10 Classic Dive Bars To Visit This Summer

But most of these classic dive bars are bastions of history, spots that have endless stories to tell. Inside, it won't take much whiskey before you start hallucinating ghosts of gangsters, spirits of Old Hollywood stars, or phantom moonshiners.<p>Pro boozers Dr. Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree would …

6 Reasons to Go to Nantes, France

Question: why do travelers come to France? Some people are history buffs, some are gourmands, but some are what we might call whimsy-hunters—poetic …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Product Reviews

World's 20 Best Surf Towns

Adventure<p>A great surf town is the sum of its parts. These 20 towns run the gamut, from a mecca for the surf-obsessed to a spot where surfing's in its infancy. With waves awaiting, an adventurous spirit, and a little guidance, you can’t go wrong.

Aquatic Sports

Top 10 Extreme Hotels in the World

As the world grows smaller and the luxury hotel scene expands, it's becoming more and more difficult to find a corner of this planet to call your own -- not to mention finding a hotel that doesn't look like a thousand others. That said, it's not impossible, as GAYOT's list of extreme hotels proves. …

The Best European Cities To Visit This Summer

Planning a European getaway this summer?<p>These cities are some of our top picks for the summer months. Whether you'd rather chill on Barcelona's beaches or explore Rome's many outdoor ruins, warm weather makes all the difference in these spots.<p><b>Barcelona, Spain</b><p>Barcelona is one of Europe's most …

"Travelogue" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Travelogue<p>Published <b>Jul 31, 2013</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>20 Contributors</b><p><b>20 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Senior Photo Editor</i><p>View Slideshow<p>We asked you to transport us. You did. From the plains of Mongolia to BASE jumping from mountaintops to quiet nights along California’s Big Sur, …

Cycling Through Canada With the STIHL Tour des Trees

The STIHL Tour des Trees started last night with a welcome dinner, bringing together all my friends from last year and more than 35 new cyclists ready to take on the Tour. This year, there has been an even stronger emphasis on road safety. One of the ways the Tour facilitated this is by having a …

Your Shot: Machu Picchu

Located high in the Peruvian Andes, Machu Picchu was hidden from the outside world for hundreds of years. Explore the well-preserved Inca ruins in this gallery of photos submitted by National Geographic.

5 Tips for Capturing The Magic of Golden Hour Photography

One of the main things that all photographers strive for is to make their work stand out somehow. Obviously, there’s no shortage of photographers on …

Landscape Photography

Composition, Balance and Visual Mass

In previous articles I wrote about the concept of balance in relation to the colours orange and blue, and in relation to composition in the square …

15 moments that define a road trip

As noted by hip-hop band Atmosphere, road trips “become head trips.” It’s as if you’re in your own movie, the constant forward motion lending a …

Highway #60

Since I just love his work, thought I would share another of Mario Jean's awesome picture, and at the same time give you a heads up on the weather we are going to have the next few days! 😄/ vu que j'adore son travail, j'ai pensé partager une autre photo de Mario Jean et par la même occasion vous donner un aperçu du temps que nous aurons les prochains jours! 😄 #livemontreal #mtl #montreal #thunder #thunderstorm

That's ok...I'll help myself

And so today is officially summer!! 😄👍 Without cheating, who can guess and tell me how many of these little pink balls are floating on Ste Catherine in le Village? 😉 Picture by Nicolas Gagnon/ et aujourd'hui commence officiellement l'été! Sans tricher qui peut deviner et me dire combien de petites boules roses flottent dans les airs de Ste Catherine dans le Village? 😉 Photo par Nicolas Gagnon. #montreal #mtl #livemontreal #gayvillage

Snowing

LiveMontreal and Vaidas M give you another aspect of the Old Port. Now I definitely agree with those who said this was romantic for a date! 😉👌/ LiveMontreal et Vaidas M vous présentent un autre aspect du Vieux Port (et non le vieux porc comme j'ai pu lire..). Je suis maintenant entièrement d'accord avec ceux et celles qui disaient que c'est une place romantique pour un rendez-vous 😉 #livemontreal #montreal #mtl

Toronto in the summer.

Had an awesome video ready for you guys but IG decided to close when it was about to be finalized! 😑. Oh well, I'm going to share this amazing long exposure shot by @alexrkv instead! 👍😉/ j'avais une super vidéo pour vous mais IG a décidé de fermer juste avant qu'elle soit prête! Bon, je vais devoir partager cette magnifique photo longue pose de @alexrkv à la place! 😉👍 #montreal #mtl #livemontreal

Toronto July 7 Storm Of The Century From The Window Of The Jet Fuel Coffee Shop

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New York Habitat

Yup, it's pretty hot out here! 😆/ ouai il fait plutôt chaud ici! 😅 #livemontreal

Sunset in your typical Montreal street 😉👌/ coucher de soleil dans une rue typiquement Montréalaise 😉 #livemontreal

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