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  1. The Hidden Gem in Istanbul

    “Istanbul really is a place like no other.” Twin sisters and travel and lifestyle bloggers Hermon and Heroda document a last-minute trip to Istanbul.

    Exploration
  2. Art of Friendship

    In this photo essay, photographer Steve McCurry shares inspiring quotes and stunning images of friendship from around the world, including India, France, and Afghanistan.

    Exploration
  3. 500px Blog

    500px is a global community of over 15 million photographers from 195 countries. On its official blog, it shares news, tips, and tutorials, highlights members of the community, and more.

    Exploration
  4. Lost for Decades

    Love to explore and photograph urban ruins? Browse the forgotten, abandoned locations documented at Roel van Wanrooy’s Lost For Decades.

    Architecture
    Photo by Roel van Wanrooy
  5. Ami Vitale

    Nikon Ambassador and National Geographic magazine photographer Ami Vitale has traveled to more than 100 countries. She has photographed for nearly every international publication and exhibited in museums and galleries around the world.

    Exploration
  6. Sprites of San Francisco: Anna’s Hummingbird

    From David at Incidental Naturalist: “The bird is beautiful at all times, but the blaze, that only shows when struck by sunlight at the perfect angle, takes it to a new level. . . . Add a few droplets of sun and magic occurs.”

    Animals
  7. Nowhere

    “In an age when stories are getting shorter and content dumbed-down, we are taking a different path.” Nowhere publishes longform and literary travel writing.

    Essay
  8. Exploration
    Photo by Jack Antal
  9. Land of fire and ice

    “We knew 5 days would be a short time to explore the unreal landscapes Iceland had to offer, but any and every second spent on that magical land is bliss.” At Mute Life, Filipe Varela shares stunning images from Iceland.

    Exploration
  10. Exploration
  11. Why You Should Drop Everything and Travel to Iran Now

    “Why go to Iran? How is Iran as a country? Is it safe to visit Iran? Behold, my humble attempt to answer your questions…” Shivya Nath at The Shooting Star shares thoughts on why you should visit Iran (and her stunning photographs may be all the proof you need).

    Culture
  12. Architecture
  13. Photo Essay
  14. Time Gents

    Time Gents is a labor of love by Sydney journalist, blogger, and pub historian Mick Roberts, where he documents the stories, traditions, and images of hotels and pubs all over Australia.

    Architecture
  15. Dealing with Darkness

    Making images helps Eduardo Mendoza to cope with mental illness: “Photography was and has been in the past weeks and months a way to cope with the extreme despair and desolation I was going through and my journey since then.

    Art
    Image by Eduardo Mendoza