Tag: Travel

I Introduced Polaroid To North Korea, And It Made People Open Up And Tell Their Stories
12 May

I Introduced Polaroid To North Korea, And It Made People Open Up And Tell Their Stories

Homepage featured Photography Travel Asia DMZ 12th of May 2017

I first went to North Korea in 2008. At this time, there were no mobile phones in the country, and the only pics people were taking were thanks to the official photographers who stood at the entrance of the main monuments to sell some photo souvenirs to visitors. I first thought about making Polaroids just as a kind of artistic work, to keep the dull colors of this country, but quickly I discovered this camera was the best way to make contacts with locals and to break the ice.

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Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before
15 Feb

Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

Homepage featured Photography Travel aerial aerial cityscapes 15th of February 2017

Walking around towns and taking photos of their places of interest you may not see the whole picture: the view from the ground doesn't permit you to fully appreciate the scale and geometry if architectural memorials. The Russian AirPano team of photographers rises to the sky to show you different places of our planet from above. You can also see more about us in a previous post here on Bored Panda.

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27-Year-Old Woman Becomes The First Female Ever To Visit Every Country On Earth, Here’s How She Did It
14 Feb

27-Year-Old Woman Becomes The First Female Ever To Visit Every Country On Earth, Here’s How She Did It

Homepage featured Travel Cassandra De Pecol Cassie De Pecol expedition196 14th of February 2017

Recently we told you about Cassandra De Pecol, a 27-year-old traveler from Connecticut, US, who was aiming to become the first woman to travel to all 193 sovereign states (plus Kosovo, Taiwan and Palestine). Well guess what? She's just done it, and not only that, she officially holds the record as the fastest person to do so after breaking the previous record in over half the time!

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