Category: TRAVEL

Jan 27, 2011

Picture of the Day: Busiest. Train. Ever.

Picture of the Day: Busiest. Train. Ever.

BUSIEST. TRAIN. EVER. Photograph by AP / Pavel Rahman Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims board overcrowded trains as they try to return home after attending the three-day Islamic Congregation on the banks of the river Turag in Tongi, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011 via The Frame: Mass prayer at…

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Jan 25, 2011

Picture of the Day: Meanwhile, In Michigan…

Picture of the Day: Meanwhile, In Michigan…

MEANWHILE, IN MICHIGAN… Photograph by Charlie Anderson via National Geographic Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Jan 24, 2011

Picture of the Day: Vertical Garden Wall in Madrid, Spain

Picture of the Day: Vertical Garden Wall in Madrid, Spain

VERTICAL GARDEN WALL IN MADRID, SPAIN Photograph by jvasae CaixaForum Madrid is a post-modern art gallery in the center of Madrid, Spain. It is sponsored by the Catalan-Balearic bank la Caixa and located next to the Paseo del Prado at number 36. It was constructed by the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron from 2001…

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Jan 23, 2011

Picture of the Day: Fog Rolls Through Vancouver

Picture of the Day: Fog Rolls Through Vancouver

FOG ROLLS THROUGH VANCOUVER Photograph by Scott Miller via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Jan 20, 2011

Picture of the Day: Shanghai – 1990 vs 2010

Picture of the Day: Shanghai – 1990 vs 2010

SHANGHAI 1990 vs 2010

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Jan 4, 2011

The Ultimate Getaway: Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island

The Ultimate Getaway: Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island

If the Sifter ever wins the lottery (or the World Series of Poker), Necker Island is where I’d take my 28 closest friends. Created by Sir Richard Branson, Necker Island is one of the jewels of the British Virgin Islands. For a modest sum of $53,000 USD a night, this private oasis can be yours…

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Dec 21, 2010

25 Stunning Photographs of Bora Bora

25 Stunning Photographs of Bora Bora

Bora Bora is perhaps the closest we’ll get to Heaven on Earth. Located about 260 kilometers (160 miles) northwest of Tahiti, Bora Bora is part of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France claimed in 1843. With a land area of 44 sq km (16.9 sq miles) and a population under…

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