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Guest post by G. John Cole. Beauty is a mystery, and human beauty all the more so. An attractive face holds a power that is beyond rational explanation; when Christopher Marlowe said that Helen’s face launched a thousand ships he referred to the fact that beauty can stir us to risk life, empire, and fortune. And it … More Vogue Magazine: A Quarter-Century Of The Faces Of Fashion
When you’re a kid, history lessons often mean learning an uninspiring series of dates and events. It’s only when you get outside for the occasional field trip that the past comes to life. As grown-ups, most people don’t need to bother with the dry old facts. Instead, a good, warts-and-all history book and the freedom … More Life Inside 7 Ancient Ruins
Witnessing the diverse life of a bustling metropolis can be a truly inspiring pastime. The most interesting spots, however, are those through which the full spectrum of the city’s inhabitants might pass in just a few moments. Sometimes you can learn more about a place by standing still for a while than by hurrying from … More 10 Cities Around the World Captured “in a Split Second”
Miksang is the Tibetan word for “clear eye,” and it is this attitude of openness and non-judgment that can allow a mindful photographer to discover, express and share astonishing images in the world around them. Rather than capturing an unrepeatable moment or a polished composition, it is about becoming aware of the shape, texture and … More How to Feel like you’re Traveling even when you’re Not
For those of us with itchy feet, the idea of an epic rail trip may not seem too enticing. You want to get out on the streets, pounding the cobblestones along narrow village paths, or kicking up the dust on a sun-bleached mountain trail. You want to be in and out of shops and bars, … More 12 Rail Trips That Prove It’s The Journey That Matters