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2012 New Year Celebration: 15 Breathtaking Firework Snapshots

The Mayan prophecy may have predicted that the end of the world would occur soon, but that doesn’t stop us from taking this chance to celebrate the time of renewal. What better ways to than to start a new year than to start with a bang? I meant it both literally and metaphorically. Watch out for stunning fireworks in your city or town and get blown away with the sight and […]


Bu Tinah Island - Abu Dhabi : The pride of Middle East

A testimony to the strength and beauty of nature, Bu Tinah surprises the world with an explosion of life and colour. The island’s unique habitat and species includes coral reefs, sea turtles, and the amazing dugong, a gentle dolphin-like creature that grazes on sea grass. Bu Tinah is a small island in the middle of the formation of reefs and seagrass beds are an area of ​​about 25 km south […]


City of the Week #15: Athens

City of the Week Photography is a series of posts where every week we’re going to show a city or location around the globe bringing the coolest photography samples of it. The photographs authors are all credited right above their pictures. Today feature: Athens, Greece. Athens, is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica periphery and is one of the world’s oldest cities, as its recorded […]


Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel: Top 10 Cities for 2012

After globe-trotting research and fierce debate, Lonely Planet has come to a decision on its favourite cities for 2012. As always, our shortlist has some known gems and a few to raise a quizzical eyebrow, but each one is poised for greatness in 2012. While sporting events are bringing new adrenaline to a couple of classic destinations, other cities in our list have bounced back from difficult times with a […]


City of the Week #14: Moscow

City of the Week Photography is a series of posts where every week we’re going to show a city or location around the globe bringing the coolest photography samples of it. The photographs authors are all credited right above their pictures. Today feature: Moscow, Russia. Moscow is the capital, the most populous city, and the most populous federal subject of Russia. The city is a major political, economic, cultural, scientific, […]


City of the Week #13: Chicago

City of the Week Photography is a series of posts where every week we’re going to show a city or location around the globe bringing the coolest photography samples of it. The photographs authors are all credited right above their pictures. Today feature: Chicago, USA. Chicago is the largest city in the US state of Illinois. With nearly 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the Midwestern […]


City of the Week #12: Bruges

City of the Week Photography is a series of posts where every week we’re going to show a city or location around the globe bringing the coolest photography samples of it. The photographs authors are all credited right above their pictures. Today feature: Bruges, Belgium. Bruges is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is located in the northwest […]


City of the Week #11: Amsterdam

City of the Week Photography is a series of posts where every week we’re going to show a city or location around the globe bringing the coolest photography samples of it. The photographs authors are all credited right above their pictures. Today feature: Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam is the largest city and the capital of the Netherlands. Its name is derived from Amstelredamme, indicative of the city’s origin: a dam in […]


City of the Week #10: Buenos Aires

City of the Week Photography is a series of posts where every week we’re going to show a city or location around the globe bringing the coolest photography samples of it. The photographs authors are all credited right above their pictures. Today feature: Buenos Aires, Argentina. Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the third-largest metropolitan area in South America, after São Paulo and Rio de […]


City of the Week #9: Mexico City

City of the Week Photography is a series of posts where every week we’re going to show a city or location around the globe bringing the coolest photography samples of it. The photographs authors are all credited right above their pictures. Today feature: Mexico City, Mexico. Mexico City is the Federal District (Distrito Federal), capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of the Mexican Union. It is a […]


City of the Week #8: Seoul

City of the Week Photography is a series of posts where every week we’re going to show a city or location around the globe bringing the coolest photography samples of it. The photographs authors are all credited right above their pictures. Today feature: Seoul, South Korea. Seoul, officially the Seoul Special City, is the capital and largest city of South Korea. A megacity with a population of over 10 million, […]


City of the Week #7: Lima

City of the Week Photography is a series of posts where every week we’re going to show a city or location around the globe bringing the coolest photography samples of it. The photographs authors are all credited right above their pictures. Today feature: Lima, Peru. Lima is the capital and largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central […]