Category: TRAVEL

Jul 22, 2015

Picture of the Day: Clouds to Scale

Picture of the Day: Clouds to Scale

Six islands of varying sizes, each with their own cloud of equally varying size.

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Jul 14, 2015

The Streets of New York from Above (10 Photos)

The Streets of New York from Above (10 Photos)

Photographer Navid Baraty peers down from perilous heights to show you what the streets of New York City look like from above.

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Jul 13, 2015

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2015

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2015

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 “Pictures of the Day“, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the year (check out the Top 100 POTDs for 2014!). It’s hard to believe we’re already half way through 2015. I can’t wait to see what the rest…

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Jul 11, 2015

Picture of the Day: Standing on Top of the World

Picture of the Day: Standing on Top of the World

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is spending an entire year aboard the ISS, took this amazing photo from the station’s “cupola”.

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Jul 9, 2015

Picture of the Day: When Expectations Meet Reality

Picture of the Day: When Expectations Meet Reality

A hiker on the Appalachian Trail gets the perfect photo op when he realizes he’s on the section of the trail that matches the cover of his guide book.

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Jul 8, 2015

Picture of the Day: Black Rhino at the Watering Hole

Picture of the Day: Black Rhino at the Watering Hole

Sunset photo of a black rhino in Namibia’s Etosha National Park. Photographer Johan Georget waited in the bush for 7 hours to get the shot.

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Jul 7, 2015

Every US Highway Drawn in the Style of a Transit Map

Every US Highway Drawn in the Style of a Transit Map

Graphic designer Cameron Booth draws every current and signed Interstate Highway and U.S. Highway in the contiguous 48 states in the style of a transit map.

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Jul 6, 2015

Welcome to Baldwin, the Steepest Residential Street in the World

Welcome to Baldwin, the Steepest Residential Street in the World

Dunedin, New Zealand’s is where you will find Baldwin Street, the (hotly contested) steepest residential street in the world.

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Jul 2, 2015

Picture of the Day: Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Picture of the Day: Cherry Blossoms in Japan

One day I will make it to Japan for the annual cherry blossom blooming.

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Jun 30, 2015

15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

15 breathtaking entries from the 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.

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