• Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Easter Island
  • Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
  • Angkor Wat, Cambodia
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Agra, India
  • Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Havana, Cuba
  • Moscow, Russia
Saint Petersburg, Petrograd, Leningrad, Piter - The City on The Neva River

Saint Petersburg, Petrograd, Leningrad, Piter – The City on The Neva River

Saint Petersburg (Russian: Sankt-Peterburg) is the second largest city and the cultural capital of Russia. It is located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. The city was founded in 1703 bу Реtег the Great as a new imperial capital of Russia (moved from Moscow for […]

The Russians and The Russian Art in The Russian Museum

The Russians and The Russian Art in The Russian Museum

I’ve never been so blown away! Ivan Aivazovsky, Karl Briullov, Konstantin Makovsky, Ilya Repin, Ivan Shishkin, Vasily Surikov, Victor Vasnetsov… and their Masterpieces exhibited under one roof, the roof of The Russian Museum! The State Russian Museum (formerly the Russian Museum of His Imperial Majesty Alexander III) is the largest depository of Russian fine art […]

Downtown Boston: Photo Highlights

Downtown Boston: Photo Highlights

This is the last set of pictures from my visit to Boston, the Capital and largest city of the State of Massachusetts, transformed from a relatively small and economically stagnant town of 10,000 people in 1720’s to the megapolis with population of 645,000 people in 2010’s. Founded in 1630, it’s one of the oldest cities […]

#BostonStrong Street Photography

#BostonStrong Street Photography

I continue publishing the photos I have recently taken in Boston, Massachusetts. The main reason of my visit to Boston was running the B.A.A. 10K Race. That’s where the name of this photo series #BostonStrong is coming from. The race itself was a very fun and unique event, – the Tropical Storm Bill had decided […]

Photo Walk on Boston's Freedom Trail

Photo Walk on Boston’s Freedom Trail

Boston, Massachusetts has more sites related to the American Revolution and America’s fight for independence than any other city. The Freedom Trail is the city’s most popular tourist attraction. It’s a 2.5-mile (4 km) route that leads to the 16 historically significant sites. The cool thing – you can’t get lost! the entire route is […]

Paris in Instagram Squares

Instagram Photo Updates from Paris, France

This is the second collection of the Instagram photo updates from my Paris Escape trip, containing pictures taken in Paris, France. The first set of photo updates can be found here – Saint Petersburg in Instagram Squares. Click on image to view full size. gmeanm3r

Saint Petersburg in Instagram Squares

Saint Petersburg in Instagram Squares

While being on the trip to Saint Petersburg, I was capturing and posting my photo updates via Instagram app. However, some “squares” have never been published. This post contains all taken Instagram pictures, including photos of Saint Petersburg’s cityscape views and masterpieces from the Russian Museum and Hermitage Museum. ***Just FYI, some interesting facts about […]

Paris Escape of Atlanta Wedding Photographer

Paris Escape of Atlanta Wedding Photographer

This post is dedicated to Chloe and Bjoern, my dear friends and a newly married couple, who are fully responsible for my recent escape to Paris, France [smile] Congratulations and best wishes for a long and happy marriage, Guys! and thank you very much for the invite! I love to be a traveler in Paris… […]

Old Bangkok Made of Gold

Photographing Buddhist Art in Thailand

Written by Achara Boon-Nam, Traveler from Bangkok, Thailand With its undulating and lush interior, stunning coastal spots and magnificent art and architecture, Thailand has long been a favorite destination among amateur and professional photographers alike. At times in this country, it feels like whichever way you turn you’re guaranteed a great shot. If you’re planning […]

Delta Douglas DC-3 Ship 41

From The Hangars of The Delta Flight Museum

This post is dedicated to all Trolley Dollies around the world’s sky (a.k.a. Stewardesses, Air Hostesses, and Flight Attendants). Thank you for your service, Ladies! 70 years ago, on March 16, 1945, Birdie Perkins boarded Delta’s passenger aircraft as its first flight attendant… I wanted to visit the hangars of the Delta Flight Museum since […]

Street Portraits from Rio

Street Portraits from Streets of Rio

I continue publishing my street portrait photography from Rio de Janeiro. If you haven’t seen the previous post Portraits Of Strangers: Brasileiros And Cariocas, please take a look. It contains street portraits of the local residents of Rio de Janeiro (Cariocas). Today, however, I publish a mix of portraits of Brazilians and Tourists captured on […]

2014 FIFA World Cup Mural. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Graffiti Wall Murals. Street Art in Rio de Janeiro

Wall graffiti and murals in Brazil became legalized in 2009, when the Brazilian government passed the law, which decriminalizes street art. In an amendment to a federal law that punishes the defacing of urban buildings or monuments, street art was made legal if done with the consent of the owners. Since then, many property owners […]

The Tiles of Selaron Steps

Rio de Janeiro: The Tiles of Selaron Steps

This is a follow-up post containing more photos of the tiles of Escadaria Selarón photographed during my recent visit to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Selaron Steps are covered in 2000+ tiles collected from over 60 countries around the world. Some of the tiles are hand painted by Chilean-born artist Jorge Selaron. More information and […]

Photo Essay: Birds Eye Tour of Rio de Janeiro

New Year’s Photo Essay: Birds Eye Tour of Rio de Janeiro

If you are in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and looking for panoramic bird’s eye views of the city, you must go to Sugarloaf Mountain, rising 396 meters (1,299 ft) above Guanabara Bay, or visit the Christ the Redeemer Statue, located on the top of Corcovodo, the 710-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak. However, if you have […]

The Selaron Steps. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Great Madness of Jorge Selaron

The Selaron Steps (Escadaria Selarón) is a set of world-famous 215 steps which connect the Lapa and Santa Teresa neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The steps are 125 meters long and covered in over 2000 tiles collected from over 60 countries around the world. They are the work of Chilean-born painter Jorge Selarón, who […]

Christmas Bike Photo Tour of my Neighborhoods

Christmas Bike Photo Tour of my Neighborhoods

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours! Best wishes for a healthy 2015! Today’s travel photo post will be different. I am going to take you on a bike ride and show you my neighborhoods. I ride this 20-mile (33 km) course on Mondays. However, Christmas Day is a perfect day for a […]

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