Photographing such an over-photographed site as the Taj Mahal takes research, preparation, time, imagination, and patience. And getting up early. And a bit of luck.
Even though the Thang Long Imperial Citadel of Hanoi has earned UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the actual site has little, if any, visible remnants of its former stature as the imperial capital of Vietnam. What is left is mostly the colonial administration buildings built by the French in the 19th Century.
There are eight Unesco World Heritage sites in Vietnam: five cultural, two natural, and one "mixed." Here is a list of them, with links to our stories about the ones we have visited.
If you can stand all the pushing and shoving of the millions walking along The Bund in Shanghai, you can get up to the riverside rail and get a photo of the colorful and architecturally distinguished modern Shanghai skyline.
The landscape near Åre, Sweden. Tour Sweden and Norway with Travel Past 50 Please join us in Sweden and Norway in August 2019 for our first Travel Past 50 tour. We will be [...]
The Evangeline story, in whatever form, is the national epic poem of the Acadian people. And, the ineffable sense of woe and exile hasn't died in Cajun country.
Our year in travel: 50 photos of our travels in 2018. Sweden, Malawi, Russia, Italy, and India were the highlights.
I was asked last week what my favorite travel quotes were. In the last nine years since we’ve been traveling full time, I’ve heard and thought a lot about travel and what people have to say about it.
On our recent trip to India, I had the pleasure of spending several days with consummate pro photographer Mark Edward Harris. Aside from picking up innumerable tips by just watching him work, he also graciously shared specifics on what makes his work so, well, professional.
Stupa number 1, or the Grand Stupa, at Sanchi. There is an ornate gate like this one at all four cardinal directions. The Sanchi Stupas are a Buddhist complex on a hilltop at [...]