In a little over a month, Taipei City will host the 29th Summer Universiade Games, which will be held from August 19 to August 30, and to build excitement over the coming competition the interiors of the city’s mass rapid transit (MRT) trains have been decorated in themes to match some of the major sporting events of the games.
I visited Iceland recently and I fell in love with this country. Lot of beautiful waterfalls, stunning landscape, active vulcanos, many glaciers and empty areas. I especially liked the atmosphere around the glaciers, because it reminded me the global warming.
This year together with Ingrida we travelled around Southeast Asia, spend there 6,5 months, visited 9 countries and had a great adventure. But Myanmar (second largest SEA country after Indonesia, also known as Burma) stuck deep in my head and I am still thinking how to get back there.
Nature has lots to offer for landscape photographers. Storms, rainbows, tornadoes, lightning strikes: they’re all a gift from nature that we can play with as a landscape photographer. Volcanoes are one of them, too, especially when they’re erupting.
If you go to Morocco in the next days, don't forget to add "Chefchaouen" at your road-trip. Chefchaouen is a small town in the north of Morocco with a little more than 42 000 inhabitants. Built at an altitude of over 600m at the foot of the Kelaa and Meggou mountains and very little traffic, fresh air is breathed in.
I bet most of you never hear about Lombok before. Lombok is one of province in Indonesia, next from Bali, often called sister island of Bali. But, not like the busy Bali, Lombok more quite and have slow pace.
It was an itinerary planned with my best friend Matteo for weeks and it eventually became a dream come true.
The photographs were taken in the Skogar Folk Museum, founded in 1949. There you can catch the atmosphere of times long gone and experience how Icelanders lived through the centuries.
The idea was inspired by the mountains that resemble a triangle, consisting of shipping containers, the hotel “Quadrum” is shaped like a pyramid. The architect Sandro Ramishvili and Irakli Eristavi are the minds behind this extraordinary creation. Built in a minimalist style, the hotel seems to repeat the local terrain, cascading down the mountainside.
When we are overwhelmed by the routines of everyday life, we are always in other places. Our minds go to the memories sometimes with our friends, sometimes with our family, sometimes with our loved ones.
Southern California deserts are exploding with color in a “super bloom” of wildflowers brought on by unusually heavy rain over the winter and fall.
While filming Mutiny on the Bounty, Marlon Brando fell in love with the French Polynesian atoll of Tetiaroa, buying it in 1967 with a view of turning it into his own personal paradise.
Starting in Beijing and ending in Moscow, or vice versa, the Trans-Mongolian is one of the longest railway networks in the World. This overland journey of nearly 8,000 kilometers has become a popular trip for travelers.
AMID THE ASH-COLORED FOOTHILLS of the Altai mountains, the Kazakh people are on a hunt. Unlike most Western hunting experiences, the Kazakh do not rely on guns in pursuit of prey, but eagles — golden eagles, at that.
Cappadocia is a region of Turkey, which is characterized by an extremely interesting landscape of volcanic origin, the underground city, established in 1 thousand. BC. e. and extensive cave monasteries, leading its history since the days of the early Christians. This area is known for a year-round daily mass launch of hot air balloons.
Although I'm a german Photographer living in Germany, I'm luckily only living around 60km from the border to the Netherlands. And it just so happens that I'm an architectural photographer as well, visiting the Netherlands ever so often.
Some say about North Korea that the only ones who smile are the "Dear Leaders" on the propaganda stuff. But after 6 trips in the most closed country, I can say that North Koreans are not the robots many depict... They also smile!
I recently went on a short, spontaneous photography trip. Three of my friends and I departed our hometown of Budapest and headed for one of Croatia’s largest National Parks surrounding the Plitvice Lakes.