Wide Seats And Plenty Of Legroom: These Old Pan Am Photos Show How Much Airline Travel Has Changed

Pan American World Airways, commonly known as Pan Am, was the largest international air carrier based in the U.S. from 1927 until 1991. The airline has always had a place in popular culture as a kind of standard bearer for luxury and excellence. Continue reading »

A Photographer Travels Across India To Show How Beautiful And Diverse Local People Are, And We’re Mesmerized

Magdalena Bagrianow is a Polish freelance photographer based in Sharjah, UAE. She travels across India and takes amazing shots of local people. Her photographs are the quintessence of different emotions. Magdalena catches the simple beauty of this world and it’s not possible to stay indifferent to her creative work. Continue reading »

Photographer Juuso Hämäläinen Captures Breathtaking Photos Of Magical Northern Lights And Landscapes

Spectacular night landscapes by Juuso Hämäläinen, a talented 23-years old self-taught photographer, educator, and adventurer from Tampere, Finland. Juuso focuses mainly on nature, outdoor, and landscape photography. Continue reading »

A Photographer Travels Across The US To Capture Inspirational And Poetical Photos Of American Nature

Nathaniel Wise is an adventure and travel photographer, based in Seattle, that is a little bit obsessed with living on the road exploring, offers here a unique views on US nature. Poetical, majestical and inspirational, these pictures are a marvelous way to discover this naturally luxurious places. Continue reading »

Vintage Photos Of 12 Crazy Wooden Homes On Wheels From The Early 20th Century

There is no formal definition of a house car but in the early 1900s, Americans want to take to the roads and explore. Some creative Tin Can tourists decided that they’d rather bring their home with them rather than have the tent attachments on the sides of their Model T’s, so they built larger structures that resembled houses onto the frames and off they went. It really is the earliest example of what we commonly call a mobile home.

The superb bus of Ray Conklin, president of the New York Motorbus Company in 1915.

Mobile homes often look blocky and sterile, but these wooden houses look like gingerbread Victorian houses on wheels. Check out how people have hammered and sawed their own homes onto cars. Continue reading »

Tundra Lodge Rolling Hotel: Sleep Among Polar Bears In The Middle Of The Arctic

Staying in this rolling hotel is known to be the ultimate polar-bear tour. You leave the hotel each day for excursions with a biologist. And you won’t just get to see the animals, you’ll get to understand them: their behaviour as well as the problems they face with climate change. Continue reading »

The Past in Focus: 200 Fascinating Vintage Travel Photographs Are Being Restored

Two-hundred obscure photographs that have been buried in archives around the world are being brought to new life by Diana Metzinger, a young woman from Cleveland, who is restoring the images for her crowdfunding project The Grand Tour which will be running until February 4th on Kickstarter.

A grotto in an iceberg (British Antarctic Expedition, 1911)/National Library of New Zealand

Last year, she chose to unearth 100 rarely-seen historic images for a restoration project entitled The Past in Focus. This campaign received so much positive feedback from backers that Diana decided to release a second edition, as well as create this new project focusing strictly on travel photography. Continue reading »

The Luxury Apartment On Wheels: Camping In Style In A 1930s Jungle Yacht

The Jungle Yacht was created for and used by Italian explorer Commander Attilio Gatti and his wife, who both traveled extensively to the African Congo as a deluxe apartment “for his 1937-1940 (his 10th) and 1947 (his 11th) expeditions” and “equipped them quite lavishly.” Continue reading »

“Silent Waters”: Beautiful And Extraordinary Outdoor Photography By Karen Heslinga

Magnificent travel landscapes by Karen Heslinga, a talented self-taught photographer, and traveler currently based in Grootebroek, the Netherlands. Karen focuses mainly on landscape and outdoor photography. Her pictures are characterized by a mysterious type of fairytale beauty. Continue reading »

“Geometrical Asia”: Minimalist Street Photography Series By Víctor Morante

All these photos were taken in India, Thailand, and Vietnam. I’m always seeking for that particular spot to make the photos look quiet, tidy and colorful, quite the contrary with the reality, those countries, in particular, are very busy. The point also of this series is that isn’t that easy to know where the photos were made, they could be photographed anywhere in the world. Continue reading »

Nevermind In Sovietland By Photographer Tomeu Coll

Vorkuta, Russia, 2009
The town, once home to a thriving coal mining industry, is full of abandoned buildings that the government does not have funds to repair. The extremes in temperature (in winter it can get as cold as -40C) make the buildings unstable and liable to collapse.

Up above the Arctic Circle, 40 hours by train from Moscow, sits the Russian city of Vorkuta. It was built by gulag inmates but was given purpose by the coal industry that used to be the region’s lifeblood. Now mining has disappeared, leaving many of its outposts abandoned. Tomeu Coll’s 2009 photo essay Nevermind Sovietland hauntingly records the lives of those who still live there… Continue reading »

“Motherland”: Photos Of Unfeigned Russia By Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts is an English photographer. In the period from 2004 to 2005 he took a year-long trip around whole Russia, visiting about 200 different cities and villages. During this incredible journey Simon created a series of photos called ‘Motherland’. Continue reading »

No, This Is Not Skyrim, This Is Czech Prachov Rocks In Bohemian Paradise

Prachov Rocks are not very large, but full of beautiful views on the shire, full of ravines, chines, lonely sandstone towers, pins, gullets and many other shapes of rocks which you can imagine. Mainly it is a great place for climbers and tourists. There is also a pond. Continue reading »

Stunning Pictures From The Silent Arctic Photographic Expedition In Greenland By Joe Shutter

Spectacular arctic shots by Joe Shutter, a talented British-Brazilian photographer, and adventurer currently based in Reykjavik, Iceland. Joe captured some majestic sceneries of Greenland on his photo expedition. Continue reading »

Glamorous Vintage Camper Is Your Midcentury Dream Home On Wheels

A rare and fully restored ‘Holiday House Geographic’ midcentury trailer is for sale – and it offers a taste of modernist living on the open road. Only seven of the fibreglass caravans – designed by industrial engineer Chuck Pelly in 1962 with an original price tag of $8,500 – were ever made and only two thought to still exist. Continue reading »