Tag: world tour

Aug 10, 2015

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

A curated collection of 1500 striking and enigmatic landscapes available in Google Earth as desktop and mobile wallpapers.

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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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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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