A placemaking project traces the city's long-buried arroyos.
This historical creek does not appear on most old maps of the city, so it was probably ephemeral, only flowing in wet weather. The rest of the year, it would have percolated underground. It is said that a high groundwater table can be found at the basement of the San Francisco Symphony Hall and other Civic Center buildings.
It probably doesn't come as a huge surprise that tourists are amongst the most reviled subgroups of human beings. Butchering languages, crowding up local spots, snapping photos without permission and dropping a few offensive comments along the way, f...
March 20 marks the first ever International Day of Happiness, a day established by the United Nations General Assembly. To draw the connection between travel and happiness, we ran a survey and asked you how travel factors into your happiness. Here are the results.
Liz Kucharska is a web designer and illustrator for G Adventures. She is a heavy enthusiast of all things digital and enjoys relentlessly surfing the web for new information. You can catch her roaming Toronto streets and enjoying life in the city. Approach with caution, unless you have food to offer.
After the Rex organization launched its first Mardi Gras parade in 1872, the founders came up with a clever way to attract a crowd. They sent out posters bearing a declaration from the king about his one-day reign over New Orleans, beckoning visitors to join the celebration.
"His majesty invites all of his subjects to gather, from far and near, to join in the many celebrations and processions which will shortly unfold under the joyful Carnival banner. He promises that the festivities and pageants arranged for this celebration will surpass in joyousness and exceed in beauty the most brilliant attainments of the glorious past, culminating in his grand procession on Tuesday, February 12, 2013."
Kevin Russhas been traveling throughout the great American west shooting landscape and wildlife solely with his iPhone 4s and 5. He rarely pulls out his DSLR unless it's for a bear or bear cub where he can't get close.
Virgin America has created a 5 hours and 46 minutes-long commercial, designed to highlight how boring flying from Newark to San Francisco is on domestic flights that don't have in-flight entertainment.
"Just trying to watch the video is downright painful—and that's the point. If you wouldn't sit through the entire film, why would you pay money to experience it in real life?" Virgin said
Stratford-upon-Avon is expecting a tourism onslaught as it prepares for Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebrations next year.
Thirty miles away in Nuneaton, fans of the Victorian novel-writing heavyweight George Eliot are struggling to draw the crowds. Why do some writers succeed on the tourism trail while others are left on the wayside?
Why is there such an obligatory feeling to work on ones holiday? In most case scenarios, I wouldn't have bothered bringing and burdening myself with my new Nikon toy & its accessories on my week off. But I was going to Myanmar, a nation that I have placed close to my heart and visually strikes me as one of the most photogenic countries I have even seen.
Filmed & Edited by Patrik Wallner Motivation by Tobias Ulbrich and Tommy Zhao Music by Jean-Claude Vannier Illustrations by Dan Zvereff For more info, visuals & films on Myanmar such as 'The Mandalay Express' go to www.visualtraveling.com