Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida

Last Updated on February 24, 2019 From the Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida World Heritage inscription: The Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida, located in Extremadura, Spain, has its origins in the year 25 BC when Augustus completed the conquest of the North of Hispania and founded the Colony of Augusta Emerita. The city was created as an […]

The Old Town of Cáceres

Last Updated on February 22, 2019 From the Old Town of Cáceres World Heritage inscription: The Old Town of Cáceres is an urban ensemble of 9 hectares surrounded by a wall of 1,174m, located in the Autonomous Community of Extremadura in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula. Cáceres has been a trade route city and […]

This Week in Travel – Episode 247

Last Updated on February 21, 2019 This week we are joined by Max Hartshorne of Subscribe on Apple Podcasts We talk about: This Week’s News: Dad finds secret cameras in Airbnb rental – but is told he ‘consented’ to it Scientists Found a USB Stick Full of Vacation Photos in Seal Poop — and […]

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For the first time ever, I’m offing a major discount on my online travel photography training course: The Travel Photography Academy. In addition to that, you can get 20 other photography courses and ebooks covering a wide range of subjects in photography, including food photography, portrait photography, wedding photography, film photography, composition, lighting, iPhone photography, […]

A Guide to Visiting the Aral Sea in Kazakhstan

It was a rainy day in November but the cloudy and gray sky, combined with half-destroyed buildings and ghostly railway tracks, seemed like the ideal scenario for photography. I was wandering around industrial warehouses with broken windows and rusted Soviet machinery. I bumped into a Lenin bust which was surrounded by weeds and located in […]

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This Week in Travel – Episode 246

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo, Chris Christensen, and I are joined by this week’s guest Warren and Karen Binedell from who are starting a trip volunteering around Europe with pets and 3 teens. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: Woman Caught Smuggling Two Dozen Gerbils Under […]

Historic Center (Old Town) of Tallinn

Overview of the Historic Center of Tallinn From the Historic Center of Tallinn World Heritage inscription: The Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn is an exceptionally complete and well-preserved medieval northern European trading city on the coast of the Baltic Sea. The city developed as a significant center of the Hanseatic League during the major […]