Read this post, take better photos

Read this post, take better photos

When you put in the time, effort, and money to travel somewhere, it’s only natural to want to document the experience in order to relive it down the road (and — let’s be honest — it’s fun to show off a little on Instagram). But not all photos are created...

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In photos: The spice of life in Zanzibar

In photos: The spice of life in Zanzibar

The Spice Island is sure to charm you, from the narrow streets of Stone Town to the spectacular sunsets of the coastal beaches. If a trip to Zanzibar is in your future plans, these photos will get you pumped up for your visit — and if you’re not planning to...

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In photos: A whirlwind trip through Bucharest

In photos: A whirlwind trip through Bucharest

There was a time when the only Romanian destination travellers wanted to visit was Transylvania. Stories of blood-thirsty vampires were the reigning draw for tourism, while much of the rest of the country remained relatively unexplored. Today, Transylvania still tends to get the bulk of the fame and glory, but...

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These photos will make you want to go to Machu Picchu immediately

These photos will make you want to go to Machu Picchu immediately

The historic site of Machu Picchu is one of the holy grails of travel. Backpackers dream of hiking the trail — or if they don’t want to hike, of at least hopping the train from Cusco. History buffs come to see first-hand the place that was a pilgrimage for the...

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Dear Delhi: A photographer’s love letter

Dear Delhi: A photographer’s love letter

Dear Delhi, We want to see you through the eyes of a local. We want to discover the people who make your city what it is, explore the corners that most travellers miss, and get a taste for life in a city that’s often misunderstood. To help us out, travel...

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Photos: Kathmandu after the quake

Photos: Kathmandu after the quake

It’s been nearly two months since the 7.8 earthquake (and subsequent aftershocks) hit Nepal, killing more than 8,500 people and injuring more than 23,000 others. Homes, entire villages, and many UNESCO World Heritage sites, including parts of Durbar Square in Kathmandu, were destroyed. But what many travellers might not realise...

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Photo Of The Week: Ancient Lands Of Myanmar

Photo Of The Week: Ancient Lands Of Myanmar

Myanmar (Burma) is one of those places where every picture truly tells a story. With golden pagodas rising from lush greenery, the rich tastes and traditions lure us to these ancient lands. Former capital Yangon is filled with beautiful temples and lakeside haunts begging to have their photo taken. We always oblige!

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Dos and Don’ts of Photographing Locals (or How Not To Be a Jerk Photographer)

Dos and Don’ts of Photographing Locals (or How Not To Be a Jerk Photographer)

Scenery shots are great, but the best photographers know that to truly capture the essence of a destination, you need to showcase its people. From the cigar-smoking mulattas on the streets of Havana to the pho sellers of

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Photo of the Week: A Classic View of Lisbon

Photo of the Week: A Classic View of Lisbon

For those of you who have been following our Facebook or Twitter accounts for a while, you’ll know that we’ve been pretty much in love with Lisbon for a long time now. And if this photo is anything to go by, who could blame us? This classic view of Lisbon...

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Photo of the Week: Lanterns in Hoi An

Photo of the Week: Lanterns in Hoi An

We don’t think this photo, taken by our local partner Huong, needs too much explanation as to why it’s our favourite shot this week. These lanterns in Hoi An are beautiful in themselves, but this photo is made even more gorgeous by the face that they’re lighting up. Serene, peaceful,...

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