Jimmy Nelson has traveled the world to meet indigenous tribes and to understand their lives and beliefs. Now he has brought their cultural heritage to eternity by telling their stories in a one-of-a-kind photography and text collection. “Before they pass away” maintains the memory of the world’s most fascinating tribes that still achieve what we will probably never achieve again: living in perfect harmony with nature. For Pictures and more Information on the Project visit:
Coconut trees, white sandy beaches, the blue Caribbean Sea and nothing but pure nature surround Coqui Coqui, a bohemian chic boutique hotel in Tulum, Mexico. It is located in a tranquil beachfront environment and impresses with a stunning mix of stylish, elegant and rustic interiors. Find out more about the work of contemporary landscape architect Nicolas Malleville and his wife Francesca Bonato at Coqui Coqui on the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico:
Ever wondered what’s the best way to explore the great vastness of Norway? Thank God BBC put together the perfect trip through Norway: Sit back on the rail journey from Oslo to the historic port of Bergen and appreciate one of Norway’s most dramatic scenery. Along the way you’ll find traditional farming families preserving an ancient and precarious lifestyle.
Aldabra Island is inhabited by placid giant tortoises; on Japan’s Yamae Island, Japanese is only the second language; the world’s largest uninhabited Island is Devon, Canada; and the Islands of Ha’Apai in Tonga are as close to paradise as you can get. Find out more about other one-of-a-kind islands in Rough Guide’s gallery of favorite remote and isolated islands.
Ancient rock paintings in Baja California, high Tower Blocks in Yemen (entirely made out of sun-dried mud) and the magestic Rohtas Fort in Pakistan. This gallery shows jaw-dropping pictures of the most amazing but overlooked world heritage sites.
The Museum of the City of New York presents how drastically Manhattan has transformed throughout history. From wide farm land to rows of brick and concrete: Many of the former land owners today name famous streets and parks. Get a glimpse at the rural land before the city came to its organized street system:
A colonial palace and UNESCO World Heritage Site in the old town of Mexico City has been transformed into a magnificent hotel and hostel. Beautiful historical elements make you feel its past glory while the contemporary interiors and industrial details are simply stunning. The rooftop terrace with swimming pool brings the Downtown Mexico close to perfection. Have a look:
Roar! National Geographic’s short movie scenes give you an exclusive inside look into the life of the incredible Sergenti Lion (and its cubs). Breathtaking close-up views show how they sleep, hunt or cuddle their cubs — simply stunning animals!