As we all know, binge-watching series is great. But actually using your favourite shows as an excuse to travel the world? Even better. For a little while now, Finnish pals Tiia Ohman and Satu Walden (previuosly) have been setting off from their native Helsinki in hunt of the most striking locations from the biggest TV shows out there. Continue reading »
Photographer Romain Thiery has travelled the globe taking haunting pictures of the dust-covered instruments in dozens of dilapidated buildings. Continue reading »
Rather than taking simple photos, the Chinese artist Kwan Yeuk Pang decided to capture her travel memories in beautiful watercolor paintings. With her views of Shanghai, Paris, Florence, Hong Kong, Venice or Macau, Kwan Yeuk Pang reveals an amazing work on the lights of these big cities, leading us into a soft and peaceful atmosphere. Continue reading »
This Russian Woman Travels The World In Flowy Dresses To Take Self-Portraits In The Most Beautiful Places
According to Nina, a Russian woman who travels the world in beautiful dresses: “The photo project #MyDressStories created by me, Ninelly. I’m a blogger from Russia and I take you all to a magical world of breathtaking and magnificent places all over the world through the lens of my camera.” Continue reading »
In 1961, Frank Kelly Freas, best-known for his science-fiction artwork, created this parody advertisement for Cadillac Jewelry, which was supposed to “let the whole world know you own that fabulous status-symbol.” Continue reading »
A light railway track has been built to go through a hole in a residential 19-storey building in China. The city of Chongqing in the south-east of the country has a population of 49 million packed into 31,000 square miles, causing urban planners to look creatively at solving space issues. A special railway station was built into the block of houses, set into the sixth to eighth floors. Continue reading »
For American freelance photographer Mandy Lea, change came in the guise of a teardrop trailer that she calls her home — a mobile place of belonging that she feels connected to as she travels the country, snapping incredible images of nature. For the last two years, she’s been a full-time solo “teardropper”, visiting some of the most majestic spots one could imagine. Continue reading »
Some cases of plagiarism are the usual copy-the-photo-and-present-as-their-own, but this one just tops them all. At the base of the story are Lauren Bullen and Jack Morris two travel photographers and some of Instagram’s power couples, and Instagram’s favorite travel power couple with just over two million followers combined. An instagramer, @diana_alexa, is not only following the couple, but copying their every photo, down to the smallest details, like wardrobe, hards, composition, even the food. While copying someone’s work is never a good thing to do, the amount of investment needed to copy someone who constantly travels around the world is just unconsibile. Continue reading »
Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons are an ordinary couple who built an extraordinary house for themselves, which is just 130 square feet (12 square meters) big and has wheels. The house has a rustic cabin, a kitchen, two lofts, a bathroom and a shower, and most materials in it are recycled. They built this house in an attempt to simplify their surroundings. The couple is now travelling across North America, meeting with tiny home owners communities, collecting stories, and documenting tiny house projects for a feature film.Take a look inside the couple’s amazing tiny house. Continue reading »
As Bryan and Jen peeled back the layers of their life, auctioned off their unnecessaries, bowed out of the 9-5 clockwork and unloaded the weight of their mortgage, it was as if they were finally joining hands with the freedom they had long sought at the core of American life. It started with a van and a year of sleeping roadside, or in national parks and opened spaces. But the real beginning would require the conjoining of home-values and reckless liberation. Continue reading »
Jinna Yang, a 25-year-old Chinese girl born in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.A., went on a trek through Europe carrying a cardboard cutout of her father, who died from cancer two years ago.
She quit her fashion job in New York City, gave up her apartment, sold most of her clothes and brought her “father” with her as she traveled across Europe, in order to take him to all the countries he wanted to visit, while he was alilve. She put the pictures online in hopes of spurring others to follow their dreams and aspirations.
“I want the world to know who my dad was,” Yang explains. And, thanks to her creative homage, people approached her as she traveled, asking about the cutout and wanting to know more about her and her project. It led to strangers sharing their own stories of grief and loss. “That’s the great thing about traveling,” she says. “It really was healing for me.”
Now, Yang is planning her next trip, this time to Spain and Croatia. And, of course, dad will be right there with her.
Le Louvre, in Paris, France; according to Yang, her father ran a dry-cleaning business in Norfolk, Virginia, where he worked for 12 hours a day for six days per week. (Photo: CFP)
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