Category: TRAVEL

Mar 29, 2016

Picture of the Day: Wizard Island, Oregon

Picture of the Day: Wizard Island, Oregon

Wizard Island is a volcanic cinder cone that soars over 750 ft above Crater Lake

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Mar 24, 2016

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The global initiative is a ‘backup to the backups’. In case of global catastrophe, go here

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Mar 23, 2016

Exploring Shanghai in an Old School Sidecar (32 Photos)

Exploring Shanghai in an Old School Sidecar (32 Photos)

Definitely beats any city tour in a car or bus

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Mar 23, 2016

The Winners of Smithsonian’s 13th Annual Photo Contest (9 Photos)

The Winners of Smithsonian’s 13th Annual Photo Contest (9 Photos)

This year’s winners were selected from over 46,000 submissions from photographers in 168 countries and territories

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Mar 21, 2016

Spring Has Sprung! And In Japan, That Means Cherry Blossoms (8 photos)

Spring Has Sprung! And In Japan, That Means Cherry Blossoms (8 photos)

For many Japanese, the blooming of the cherry blossom trees (Sakura) symbolizes human life, transience and nobleness

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Mar 18, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Ceiling Fresco at Seitenstetten Abbey, Austria

Picture of the Day: The Ceiling Fresco at Seitenstetten Abbey, Austria

It was painted in 1735 by artist Paul Troger

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Mar 17, 2016

Picture of the Day: Overlooking Eixample from the Top of Sagrada Familia

Picture of the Day: Overlooking Eixample from the Top of Sagrada Familia

Eixample is characterized by long straight streets, a strict grid pattern crossed by wide avenues, and square blocks with chamfered corners

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