This is a guest post by Debbie Fishman. You might not be a professional photographer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t snap an amazing photo every now and then. Especially if you are traveling through one of the most picturesque places this world has to offer. It used to be that guide books and tour [...]
If you’ve ever used the popular Instagram photo-sharing app you’ll know why it’s the preferred photo sharing tool on the mobile web. Instagram makes it super easy, almost natural, to take arty snapshots to share with people you know and love, no matter where you (or they) happen to be. If you’re an Instagrammer too, [...]
From Singapore, on the bucolic Jurong Lake, the Chinese Garden, also known as Jurong Gardens. If you like this photo, you’ll love the 360º panorama. Photo by digitalpimp. Click for more great travel photos on the AirTreks blog.
It’s been a while since any photography has been featured on this blog. And hopefully as world travelers you’ve been craving a few shots with which to upshift your imaginations into fifth. Because Friday shares a phoneme with photography and also because your relaxation neurons are starting to fire, I’m showcasing a few of the [...]
Photography and travel go hand in hand. What would any trip be without taking home a few hundred thousand pixels of local street vendors, pretty landscapes and ancient buildings? Not much, that’s what. Everyone loves a well-taken picture. Your average photograph from a point and shoot camera these days consists of about 10 megapixels, that’s [...]
A Photoshop collage with 9 photos taken in Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia. This seemingly gravity-defying natural process was found about 1 hours hike into the park. © AirTreks & Nico Crisafulli
Wat Arun, “Temple of the Dawn”, Bangkok The Khmer-era Buddhist temple located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok celebrated its 200 birthday last year. The temple’s more-than-a-mouthful complete name is Wat Arunratchawararam Ratchaworamahawihan. It can be climbed by purchasing a 20 baht ticket (about $0.60). Read more about its history here.
Photo Friday this week gives you an image taken in Cuzco (or Cusco), Peru. The photo was taken in an alley just off the Plaza des Armas in the city center. The walls you see here are original Inca construction dating back to the 14th century. So tightly do the wall’s stones fit together you [...]
Photo taken in Dubai, UAE. The craft is an abra, the traditional mode of transportation to cross Dubai Creek between Deira and Bur Dubai. Dubai Creek is less of a creek per se but a saltwater inlet that curves 9 miles inland, at the mouth of which the original city of Dubai was built. The [...]
Paris is an incredible city, one that absolutely lives up to its reputation, be it wonderful, dramatic or embittered. For anyone going, recently returned or have relentless memories of the fair City of Light, here’s an adorable little poem written around 1911 by American poet Sara Teasdale.