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Analogue, Europe

Summertime in Berlin with Felix Machleid

We love these photos of Berlin in the summertime, shot by Felix Machleid, a German student + photographer–he took some time out of his busy schedule to tell us about his process and the feelings analogue photography conveys. What camera do you use?  I use a Minolta X-700. A few years ago I found the camera in my parents closet who then gave it to me as a present for my birthday. What film do you use? My favourite film at the moment is Fuji Superia 200 but I also like to shoot with  ...

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Weekly Reading List #5

Here’s this week’s round up of the traveling inspiration from across the globe! A beautiful photo essay by Take Courage on Croatia Whitewashed houses and orange trees–we love this post on Mojacar, Spain. “I want to be where I am, not where my stuff is”–an interesting post on minimalism + travel Our new favorite instagram account what’s inspiring you this week? 

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City Guide | Copenhagen, Denmark

Fast Facts Copenhagen was founded as a fishing village in the 10th century. The name of the city means “merchants’ harbour”. It is a very green city with many parks, the oldest one the garden of the Rosenborg Castle. The city has two of the oldest amusements parks in the world: Dyrehavsbakken, founded in 1583; and the Tivoli that dates from 1843. It’s a bike friendly city so you can go almost everywhere by bike. The official currency is the Danish Krone, so make sure  ...

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City Guide | Suzhou, China

  Fast Facts Population: around 5,000,000 Suzhou has been an important center of commerce and culture for over one thousand years. It currently is one of the most prosperous cities in China. The Grand Canal linking Beijing and Hangzhou passes by Suzhou. There are many other smaller canals crisscrossing the old town. Suzhou is one of the main silk production hubs in China. Transportation It only takes 40 minutes to get to Suzhou from Shanghai on the high speed train. Suzhou has two  ...

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Travelers: Lina Zelonka

Whether you realize it or not, you’ve probably seen Lina Zelonka’s photos–you might have even reblogged them! Lina’s breathtaking photos of idyllic German towns, listed previously under the name ‘ivvy million,’ are everywhere. We chatted with Lina via email about quiet moments, train friends, and documenting our lives.  Introduce yourself! Where do you live, what’s your occupation, favorite food, etc.  Hi! My name is Lina, I’m 23 and from Germany, more  ...

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Mini Guide, Mini-Guide

Mini Guide | New Bern, NC

New Bern is a charming riverfront city located at the junction of the Neuse and Trent Rivers in the middle of the Carolina coastline – about a two hour drive from Raleigh. The area was originally home to the Tuscarora, an Iroquois people, before being settled by European immigrants in 1710, and was the first permanent state capitol of North Carolina. Many of the original buildings still stand. Tryon Palace – the original state capitol building – was burned to the ground in  ...

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Travelers: Joanne Crawford

Earlier this year, photographer Joanne Crawford embarked on a camping trip across Europe with her boyfriend, which she documented on her blog, Our Inflatable Home.  We caught up with Joanne to chat about her experiences gallivanting around the continent in a car.  Tell us a little bit about your trip! Where did you go, what did you do, how did you travel? My boyfriend and I decided to leave our jobs and rented flat in London and go travelling around Europe for a few months. We decided we  ...

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Asia, Mini Guide, Travel

Mini Guide | Coron, Philippines

  Situated on the north of Palawan province, this area is usually just called Coron, but the biggest island where Coron village and the airport are located is called Busuanga. There are several daily flights from Manila which take around one hour. Notify your lodging in advance and they will arrange a car and pick you up from the tiny airport. On your first day you will probably not have enough time to do much. Make the most of your time by climbing to the top of Mount Tapyas, from  ...

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Weekly Reading List #4

Here’s this week’s round up of the traveling inspiration from across the globe! The definitive list of the best coffee shops in Philly from Amy Norris. Big Ben, Parliament? How about a cat emporium, instead? Anna of Would Be Traveller shares some unusual things to do in London. The Faroe Islands is high on our list of dream destinations–Travelettes has 25 things to do (besides gawk at the scenery, of course) Words to live by. what’s inspiring you this week? 

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