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“Inspiring Vistas” Photo Contest Winner: Classic Western North America
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“Inspiring Vistas” Photo Contest Winner: Classic Western North America

“Inspiring Vistas” really couldn’t be a more loaded theme for our summer photography contest, and the submissions were truly everything you would imagine. More than an Indonesian volcano, a view of  Hawaii from the air, […]

The Most Frightening Image From The Phoenix Sandstorm [Image]
Phoenix Sand Storm

The Most Frightening Image From The Phoenix Sandstorm [Image]

Nothing helps beat the oppressive desert heat in Phoenix this time of summer than a good ‘ol fashioned apocalyptic sandstorm. According to The Washington Post, the sandstorm is actually a haboob, “caused by the downdrafts […]

Legs Would Only Get In The Way: A Q&A With Kevin Michael Connolly
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Legs Would Only Get In The Way: A Q&A With Kevin Michael Connolly

Legs Would Only Get in the Way: A Q&A With Author, Photographer and Traveler Kevin Michael Connolly In this age we live in, seeing a legless man sitting on a bar stool would likely lead […]

These Are The Most Photographed Places On Earth
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These Are The Most Photographed Places On Earth

Budget Travel recently put in a request to Cornell University (are esteemed academic institutions usually at the beck and call of travel magazines?) to analzye Flickr’s more than 35 million photographs to figure out where […]

The Expeditioner’s May Travel Photo Contest Winner: Hanoi Eatery
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The Expeditioner’s May Travel Photo Contest Winner: Hanoi Eatery

Dear Hanoi, you can have your cacophony of unrelenting horns. Me? I’ll revel in the bliss that is your cuisine. This month’s photo contest winner, Jonathan Hall, did just that. In his own words: Hanoi’s […]

April’s Photography Contest Winner: Finding Uniqueness On London’s Tower Bridge
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April’s Photography Contest Winner: Finding Uniqueness On London’s Tower Bridge

This month’s inspiration comes from Jason Rodman and his incredible photo sense. Some people just “get it.” Here’s what I mean: You walk into your 400th Korean temple and take the quintessential photograph of the […]

Images Of Barcelona
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Images Of Barcelona

Barcelona is probably better suited than most cities in the world to be described in images rather than words. Save for some technology that could transport the smells of an early-morning market or send the […]

The Fun Of Photography Is Getting There, And Peter Lik Is Going There
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The Fun Of Photography Is Getting There, And Peter Lik Is Going There

When you haven’t got any trips on the horizon and you’re reading posts about recent trips to, say, Barcelona, you’ll seek out any means of escapism. Recently, I learned of a new show on The […]

Photo Essay: Vieques, The Puerto Rican Island You’ve Never Heard Of
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Photo Essay: Vieques, The Puerto Rican Island You’ve Never Heard Of

Vieques, sweet, Vieques — the last natural gem in the Caribbean. Part of the Puerto Rican Commonwealth, this peaceful little island remained untouched by mega-resorts commonly found in neighboring destinations thanks to not so peaceful […]

March Travel Photo Winner: Montana’s Winter Streets
Helena Montana Winter Streets

March Travel Photo Winner: Montana’s Winter Streets

In a last-ditch effort to hold onto yet another fading winter season, March’s themed celebration was simply put: Winter. Though most of us prefer sand over snow, the snowy submissions helped build anticipation of impending […]