Cherry Blossoms Have Just Bloomed In This Japanese Town, And The Photos Are Magical
Feb16

Cherry Blossoms Have Just Bloomed In This Japanese Town, And The Photos Are Magical

Advertisement Spring has arrived early in the Eastern Japanese town of Kawazu. The small town, located just outside of Tokyo, is famous for their 8000 cherry blossom trees that bloom early every year. The lush landscapes that greet millions of visitors each February are supremely romantic. The blossoms, known as sakura in Japanese, typically bloom in late March or early April, but Kawazu’s trees belong to a unique variety that flowers...

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20+ Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before
Feb16

20+ Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

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. More info: airpano.com | Instagram (H/T: Bored Panda) 01. New Delhi, India 02. Sagrada Familia,...

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This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It
Oct05

This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It

Shah Cheragh is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran. It translates to “King of the Light” and it’s easy to understand why. The jaw-dropping interior of this structure has millions of tiny mirror shards which bounce the light in every direction. The site has a rather mysterious past. According to one story, around 900 A.D. a traveller spotted something shining from a distance. He approached the area to investigate and found...

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This Badass Hawk Just Sparked The Most Intense Photoshop Battle Ever (50+ Pics)
Oct04

This Badass Hawk Just Sparked The Most Intense Photoshop Battle Ever (50+ Pics)

It was an epic story from start to finish. Animal enthusiast Clint Ralph, 53, was visiting Giant’s Castle in Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa, with his son. They were there to photograph the Bearded Vulture but spotted a jackal hawk and turned their lenses towards it. This fierce looking predator was marching around like a human soldier and searching for food. Eventually, he found a flock of ravens eating a carcass. The confident...

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30+ Before-And-After Pics Showing How Famous Cities Changed Over Time
Aug05

30+ Before-And-After Pics Showing How Famous Cities Changed Over Time

The world has evolved so rapidly over the last 100 years that it’s difficult to imagine just how much things have changed during that time. Many of the world’s most famous cities – like Kuala Lumpur for example, or Hong Kong – bare little resemblance to their earlier selves, and cities such as Dubai didn’t even exist at all until fairly recently. Take a look at these then and now pictures to see what we...

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The World’s Most Beautiful Library Is In Prague, Czech Republic
Aug05

The World’s Most Beautiful Library Is In Prague, Czech Republic

The Klementinum library, a beautiful example of Baroque architecture, was first opened in 1722 as part of the Jesuit university, and houses over 20,000 books. It was voted as one of the most beautiful and majestic libraries in the world by our readers! The ceiling frescoes were painted by Jan Hiebl. In 1781, director Karel Rafael Ungar established Biblioteca Nationala, a collection of Czech language literature. Some of the rare...

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100 Reasons Why Kids Can’t Be Left Alone With Their Dads
Jul09

100 Reasons Why Kids Can’t Be Left Alone With Their Dads

As Spiderman’s Uncle Ben once famously said, “with great power comes great responsibility,” and few responsibilities are greater than that of being a father. But as you can see from these hilarious pictures, some dads take that responsibility more seriously than others. Compiled by A&D, this list of dad fails is sure to make you laugh regardless of whether you’re a parent or not. But if you’re a mom...

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2016 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest’s Best Entries (35+ Pics)
May10

2016 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest’s Best Entries (35+ Pics)

The National Geographic has always been a showcase for the world’s most evocative photography, and its prestigious annual competitions never fail to attract the most talented photographers from around the globe. The 2016 Travel Photographer Of The Year Competition is no exception, and as you can see from the selection of pictures below, this year’s judges have no easy task in choosing a winner from these amazing entries....

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115 Fairy Tale Villages That You Can Actually Visit
May02

115 Fairy Tale Villages That You Can Actually Visit

Ever have one of those days when you just want to escape your life and disappear into a fairy tale world? Well, if you’re furiously nodding at your screen right now then you’ll be glad to hear that it is in fact entirely possible to do so. Take a look at this list compiled by A&D to see just what we mean. These villages might look like something out of a storybook but we promise you that each and every one of them are...

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After 6 Years And 720,000 Attempts, Photographer Finally Takes Perfect Shot Of Kingfisher
Apr28

After 6 Years And 720,000 Attempts, Photographer Finally Takes Perfect Shot Of Kingfisher

Alan McFadyen, who has been an avid wildlife photographer since 2009, just captured a photo that he has spent 6 years trying to get. By his count, it took him 4,200 hours and 720,000 photos to get a perfect shot of a kingfisher diving straight into the water without a single splash. “The photo I was going for of the perfect dive, flawlessly straight, with no splash required not only me to be in the right place and get a very lucky...

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