Tag: world tour

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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Apr 27, 2015

Amazing Drone Videos from Around the World

Amazing Drone Videos from Around the World

This breathtaking compilation of drone videos from around the world shows how beautiful our planet truly is. For those curious the audio track is a remix of Rather Be by Clean Bandit.

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Feb 25, 2015

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

The world looks different when seen from above. During spaceflight, astronauts and cosmonauts have reported a cognitive shift in awareness while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface; this is known as the “Overview Effect“. This experience inspired Benjamin Grant to launch Daily Overview, an online project that attempts to, “fully…

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Jan 6, 2015

Photographer Captures “Roads Less Traveled” Around the World

Photographer Captures “Roads Less Traveled” Around the World

In a series simply entitled, Roads, photographer Andy Lee presents a collection of beautiful roads around the world. On Behance, where I came across the project, Lee states, “getting lost is half the fun”. He continues, by quoting a snippet from Jack Kerouac’s famous novel, On the Road: “There was nowhere to go but…

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Dec 29, 2014

The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2014

The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2014

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 (see last year’s top 100 here). It’s been an eventful year and I can’t wait to see what treasures next year will bring! Below you will…

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Oct 15, 2014

Gunther Holtorf has Been on a Road Trip Since 1989

Gunther Holtorf has Been on a Road Trip Since 1989

In 1989, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set out on what was meant to be an 18-month tour of Africa. 25 years later, with more than 885,000 km (550,000 miles) on the clock and 177 countries visited, Gunther is still going. The former airline executive has travelled the equivalent of 20 times around…

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Oct 3, 2014

Photographers in Love Do the Same Embrace Wherever They Go

Photographers in Love Do the Same Embrace Wherever They Go

It all started in 2010 when commercial photography team Kendrick Brinson and David Walter Banks were at the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada with friends. The couple, dating at the time, jumped into each other’s arms for an embrace and one of their friends captured the moment. The couple loved the pic…

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Aug 25, 2014

15 Reasons Why You Will Never Regret Sleeping in a Tent

15 Reasons Why You Will Never Regret Sleeping in a Tent

“I’ve never crawled out through a tent door and not had an incredible day.” Those were the words of Cort Muller who took the first photo seen below. Sure it can rain, the ground can be hard and the temperature can drop, but when you wake up to views like these, it makes…

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Jun 20, 2014

Here’s to the Shopkeepers Around the World

Here’s to the Shopkeepers Around the World

A toast to small business owners around the world! The Guardians is an ongoing photo series by French photographer Vladimir Antaki, who says the project was born from his desire to, “document and pay tribute to these people, these guardians of urban temples that we meet everyday without really noticing.” On his Behance project…

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Jun 11, 2014

17 Satellite Photos Around the World that Will Change Your Perspective

17 Satellite Photos Around the World that Will Change Your Perspective

The Overview Effect is a cognitive shift in awareness reported by some astronauts and cosmonauts during spaceflight, often while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface. From this perspective, pattens in nature and human development emerge and you see the world in an entirely different light. Daily Overview is a new…

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