Place Filter
  1. Thoughts on Belonging

    Writer and educator Monna McDiarmid, a Canadian based in Yokohama, Japan, reflects on her shifting sense of belonging to the various places she’s lived in.

    Culture
  2. documenting the obvious

    Peter, a Berlin-based photoblogger, shares his atmospheric shots of urban landscapes, musical performances, and odd objects on his site, .documenting.the.obvious.

    Art
  3. The Perimeter

    The Perimeter is a photography project by Quintin Lake, who is walking 10,000 kilometers — the entire coast of England, Wales, and Scotland — with camera in hand.

    Photo Essay
    Stevenson fish packing plant I, Newlyn Harbour, Cornwall.
  4. At the Edge of the Old World

    “I realised you cannot simply leave the desert behind.” James Dee Clayton documents his transformative time in Senegal in an extensive collection of photographs.

    Exploration
  5. Architecture
  6. Photography in Oman

    On his blog, film photographer David A. Lockwood shares striking images of landscapes — both natural and urban — in Oman’s deserts.

    Architecture
  7. How to Create a Museum, Wherever You Are

    At the TED Ideas blog, a curator and an artist show how they transformed the Mumbai setting of Slumdog Millionaire into a vibrant, community-made museum.

    Art
  8. Landscape

    Image from "Focusing," by PaulaB at The Temenos Journal.

  9. Exploration
  10. Home

    “India and I are like childhood sweethearts. We’ve moved on to different things, but there’s a special corner in our hearts for each other. I don’t have to choose. Both India and the US are home.” In this piece on family and India, Hema Nataraju reflects on the meaning of home.

    Essay
  11. Exploration
  12. Urban Kultur Blog

    Steven, the award-winning blogger, vlogger, and podcaster behind Urban Kultur Blog, focuses on street art, dance music, and other aspects of underground culture in the UK (and beyond).

    Art
  13. The Geography of Connection

    “There’s a lot happening in the world right now that would lead us to believe how disconnected we are from each other — but if this map says anything, I believe it’s that connection is real, alive, and important to us all.” Candace Rose Rardon illustrates a map of her readers’ travel stories.

    Art
    Map by Candace Rose Rardon
  14. Lebanon, USA

    Lebanese photographer Fadi BouKaram started a five-month road trip that will take him to every American town named after his home country. Follow his adventures at Lebanon, USA.

    Exploration
  15. Amsterdive

    Amsterdam-based actress Ana V. Martins shares personal musings and reflections on city life, with tips for visitors and locals alike.

    Culture