Truly Mesmerizing Northern Lights Above The Rocky Mountains

May 13, 2013

Taken just over a month ago in British Columbia, Toronto-based photographer Richard Gottardo has successfully captured the stunning spread of colors that stretched so leisurely above the Rocky Mountains:

Three Sisters Springs, Your Next Vacation Destination

May 13, 2013

Kayaks Manatees Three Sisters Springs Florida

The natural inlet near Florida’s Kings Bay sports some incredibly clear water, which makes it quite easy to spot the springs’ many manatees. The region is such a popular destination for sea cows that these sanctuaries are off limits to humans from November 15th through March 31st. So, spring breakers, make sure to book your hotel for April.

The Beauty Of Cinemagraph GIFs

May 6, 2013

Developed in 2011 by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, cinemagraphs are GIF images that combine still photography and video to produce a stunning effect. Typically, the entire GIF is motionless except for one or two elements, providing a brilliant juxtaposition between the motion and the motionless. For your viewing pleasure, we’ve collected 43 beautiful cinemagraph GIFs:

Beauty Of Cinemagraph GIFs Leon

Aliens Computer Room GIF

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Bjarnarey, Iceland: A Bucolic Paradise

April 23, 2013
Bjarnarey Iceland

Source: Flickr

If the stoic island above looks uninhabited, it’s because it most likely is. While Bjarnarey comprises one part of the Vestmann Islands, due to a horrendous 1973 volcano eruption, all denizens of the quaint township were forced to evacuate and move to Iceland’s mainland for several months.

Paris In Winter

April 22, 2013

True, winter is finally over, but Paris’ beauty springs eternal. Here’s a four-minute slice of it.

The Breathtaking Elegance Of Banff National Park

April 22, 2013

Banff Canada

The Alberta, Canada gem is unique in its beauty and in its name: in no other place in North America can you find a place called Banff.