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Beijing

Beijing is the massive China’s capital, formerly Peking. Has history stretching back 3 millennia. Yet it’s known as much for its modern architecture as its ancient sites such as…

Ljubljana

Slovenia

Slovenia, a country in Central Europe, is known for its mountains. Set on a glacial lake fed by thermal springs, the town of Bled contains a church-topped islet…

Frankfurt

Frankfurt, a central German city on the Main River, is a major financial hub. It’s the birthplace of writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, whose home is now the…

Chicago

Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture and home ofFrank Lloyd Wright’s work. Chicago has a skyline…

Austria

Vienna Street Photography Austria Austria is a German-speaking country in Central Europe, characterized by its mountain villages, baroque city architecture, Imperial history and rugged alpine terrain. Vienna, its…

Nara Kansai

Nara is the capital of Japan’s Nara Prefecture, in south-central Honshu. The city has significant temples and artwork dating to the 8th century, when it was Japan’s capital….

Moscow

Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital. In its historic core is the Kremlin, a fortified complex that’s home to the president…

Cairo

Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. At its heart is Tahrir Square and the vast Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities including the royal…

Jaipur

Jaipur, the capital of India’s Rajasthan state, evokes the royal family that once ruled the region and that, in 1727, founded what is now called the Old City,…

Ciudad De Mexico

  Mexico City is the densely populated, high-altitude capital of Mexico. It’s known for its Templo Mayor (a 13th-century Aztec temple), the baroque Catedral Metropolitana of the Spanish…

London

London, England’s capital, set on the River Thames, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament,…

Saint Petersburg

  St. Petersburg is a Russian port city on the Baltic Sea. Founded in 1703 by Peter the Great, it was the imperial capital for 2 centuries, and…

Tokyo

Japan Street Photographer Tokyo, Japan’s bustling capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers and anime shops to cherry trees and temples. The opulent Meiji Shinto…

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Brasilia

Brasília, inaugurated as Brazil’s capital in 1960, is a planned city distinguished by its white, modern architecture, chiefly designed by Oscar Niemeyer. Laid out in the shape of…

San Francisco

  San Francisco, in northern California, is a city on the tip of a peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. It’s known for its…

Münich

Munich, the capital of Bavaria, is home to centuries-old buildings and numerous museums. The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and cavernous beer halls, including the…

Bundelkhand

Bundelkhand is a region in central India. The region is now divided between the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, with the larger portion lying in M.P….

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Varenasi

India is home to several strange places and Varanasi is the most interesting place I even went. Is located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the…

Istambul

Istanbul is a city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. The Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled…

Luxor

Luxor is a city on the east bank of the Nile River in Egypt. It’s on the site of ancient Thebes, the pharaohs’ capital at the height of…