Photos Around the World

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6 Animal Sanctuaries Worth Visting

Koalas and donkeys and sloths, oh my! On your next getaway, consider visiting an animal sanctuary to get up close and personal with some amazing creatures and maybe learn a thing or two while you’re at it. Here are some of the best sanctuaries that are sure to make your [...]

Behind the Lens in the Mentawai Islands of Indonesia

Behind the Lens in the Mentawai Islands of Indonesia

As a photographer traveling the world covering a multitude of subjects, it’s fair to say that I’ve seen a lot.  But of those places, Indonesia is one of my favorites, especially with my cameras. My cameras live inside my Pacsafe bags begging to be out in the water as much [...]

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Must-visit European Islands

When thinking of an island, most people think of the Caribbean, Hawaiian Islands, or Polynesia. Believe it or not, historic Europe boasts spectacular islands situated along coastal shorelines. Travelers, who seek history, nature, and beautiful beaches, look no further than these must-visit European Islands for your next summer vacation. Sardinia, [...]

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6 Kid and Parent Friendly Vacations

It is our belief that a family vacation should be just that—a vacation for the family. Just because you have kids doesn’t mean the next 18 years of your life will be spent traipsing through water parks and attending princess-themed resort breakfasts. Here are 6 vacation ideas that prove that [...]

Simon Yin: Travelling for Work vs Play

Simon Yin: Travelling for Work vs Play

Random people on the street are always commenting on how lucky I am to be able to travel around the world for my job.  My response:  “Heck yea!”  But behind the scenes, it’s also really hard work. So what’s it like to really get paid to travel?   PROS: – [...]

Most Impressive Buddha Statues in the World

Most Impressive Buddha Statues in the World

So you want to see the Buddha, and that doesn’t include the statue sitting at the local Pier One Imports’ sales shelf. But you’d rather see the real thing where power and spirituality fuse together for a one-of-a-kind experience. Travel with your best behavior as the Buddha hears and sees [...]

7 Best Archeological Sites Around the World

7 Best Archeological Sites Around the World

To where the world is heading, we must look into the past. Ancient history lives strong today and showcases still-standing, remarkable structures around the world. These ancient sites boost local tourism, but it’s a no brainer, these statues, buildings or monuments are some of the most magnificently designed structures on [...]

6 Hockey Arenas You Need to Visit

6 Hockey Arenas You Need to Visit

“Oh, the good ol’ hockey game is the best game you can name” – Stompin’ Tom Connors Anyone who’s ever attended a live hockey game can tell you that watching the game on TV simply doesn’t compare. Sounds are amplified, excitement is at an all-time high, and the cheering and [...]

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World’s Best Spring Flower Destinations

Spring is here, and so is another opportunity to admire the local, seasonal blossoms. Spring flowers create beauty in the most natural environments to attract aficionados and photographers. If you’re looking to adore more than the local daffodils and hyacinths, take a trip to some of the world’s best spring [...]

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Top Volcano Vacations in the World

It’s not every trip that one gets to vacation at a volcano. So if you’re going to do it, it’s best to do it right the first time to benefit from the most adventurous, lava-filled itinerary on the planet.  Each volcano offers its own exploration and (lack of) danger, but [...]