Posts Tagged ‘Travel’


from Ugmonk

“Iceland is magical! There’s no other way to describe it.

My wife and I recently took a trip to Iceland and explored some incredible spots along the southern coast and around Reykjavik.

I put together a little video to recap some of our trip, but nothing compares to experiencing it in person.”

Shot on my Olympus EM-10 and 12-40 f2.8 lens. (A couple shots on iPhone 5s)
Song: “Stay Alive” – José Gonzalez

(I’ll be posting photos from our trip on my blog soon:



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10 Things We Love About Italy

“We traveled across Italy to make this short film., searching out our favorite foods (we know, mozzarella and many other things are missing), seeing how they are produced (and eaten). Enjoy!”

Filmed & edited by:
Daniel Klein ( )
Mirra Fine (

Filmed on 5d Mark iii w Canon 24-70, 70-200 2.8 L


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Bonderman 15th Anniversary

Established in 1995, the Bonderman Travel Fellowship supports UW graduate students and UW undergraduate students in the Honors Program on solo journeys that are at least eight months long and that take them to at least two different regions of the world. While traveling, students may not pursue academic study, projects, or research.


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Rolf Potts Author of ‘Vagabonding’

Rolf Potts has reported from more than fifty countries for the likes of National Geographic Traveler, the New York Times Magazine,, Conde Nast Traveler, Outside, The Believer, The Guardian (U.K.), National Public Radio, and the Travel Channel.

Potts promotes the ethic of independent travel and is the author of a book on the subject, Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel (Random House, 2003).

His newest book is Marco Polo Didn’t Go There: Stories and Revelations From One Decade as a Postmodern Travel Writer (Travelers’ Tales, 2008).


Aboard the Sugar Train with Landon Nordeman

A train journey through Cuba with photographer Landon Nordeman.

From The Atlantic.


Man travels across 37 countries on $2

Keiichi Iwasaki, 36, left home in 2001 with just 160 Yen ($2) in his pocket after becoming bored with his air-conditioning job.

He has cycled over 29,000 miles (45,000 km) through 37 countries after setting out from his home in Japan eight years ago with the equivalent of $2.

Read his story.

View pictures of his trip.

Related story:
A couple who is also riding bicycles around the world.


A Passion for Travel – Rick Steves

For the past 30 years, travel guru RICK STEVES has advocated for thoughtful and informed traveling in his public television series, his radio show, and his best-selling guide books.

His new book,” Travel as a Political Act,” teaches readers how to become travelers, not tourists.

Rick Steves was interviewed on Bob Edwards Weekend July 3, 2009.

DOWNLOAD the interview.

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Rick Steves website

Bob Edwards Weekend podcast website

Bob Edwards Weekend is a two-hour interview showcase, in which celebrated host Bob Edwards highlights the life and work of interesting people, from newsmakers, historians, and authors to artists, actors, and regular folks too.