Winter In The Land of the Rising Sun

If you’re one of those people who enjoys the beauty of winter scenery, you probably couldn’t find a better travel destination than Shirakawa-go, a small village nestled in the mountains of Japan that happens to be one of the snowiest places on Earth. From The Smithsonian:

The picturesque mountain village of Shirakawa-go — which literally […]

Under The Milky Way Tonight

Suren Manvelyan is an Armenian astronomy and physics professor, as well as a very talented photographer. His latest project is taking pictures of Armenia’s rural landscape at night. The result is a breathtaking look at a rarely-explored part of the world.

Harichavank Monastary:

The Best Cosplays From Comic-Con 2017

Now that San-Diego Comic-Con has wrapped up, it’s time to take a look at the best cosplays from the event. Follow the jump below for the funny, the weird, the adorable, the creepy, and the amazingly accurate costumes this year’s crop of nerds wore:

An excellent K-2SO from Rogue One:


Instagram City

In an effort to increase international interest in the area, the small Indonesian village of Kampung Pelangi came up with a novel idea: paint the entire city in bright colors.

The result has been quite successful, making the slum-filled town into a popular tourist spot and Instagram post subject, and a boon to […]

Tuesday Open Thread

Knights of Columbus member, Dick Bissel holds an American flag during a #ColumbusDay ceremony at the National Columbus Memorial in front of Union Station in #Washington, #DC. The #ColumbusDay holiday celebrates #ChristopherColumbus' arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492. | October 10, 2016 | ?: […]

Friday Open Thread

Wow! What a sight ? (?: @jjfenton77)

A photo posted by BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS (@beautifuldestinations) on Sep 8, 2016 at 1:37pm PDT


Tuesday Open Thread

#BDTravelTip #17: make sure you see the Northern Lights at least once ? (?: @michaelmatti)

A photo posted by BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS (@beautifuldestinations) on Sep 5, 2016 at 4:16pm PDT


Wednesday Open Thread

Photo: @ChrisBurkard Years of erosion caused by sudden flash flooding has created this natural abstract painting throughout Antelope Canyon in the dry deserts of Arizona. If you're lucky, you'll see bright sun beams passing through the openings high above. These are most common in upper antelope […]

Tuesday Open Thread

Don't Mess With Texas

A photo posted by Jody Ridlehoover (@ridlehoover) on Jul 11, 2016 at 6:39pm PDT


Thursday Open Thread

This should be the "Selfie of the Year!" #selfie#9gag @9gagmobile

A photo posted by 9gag (@9gag) on Jul 6, 2016 at 10:04pm PDT