Princess Marie Of Romania, One Of The 20th Century’s Earliest International Icons

August 18, 2014

Princess Marie Of Romania 1905

You’re looking at one of the most powerful women in the early 20th century, Marie of Romania. The future queen was born into the British royal family, and it was she who convinced her husband Ferdinand to declare war on Germany at the beginning of World War One. As the war came to a close, it was also Marie who took her cause for the international recognition of an enlarged Romania to the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. An international diplomat and socialite, Marie was loved both at home and abroad, and spent the remainder of her life–after her husband had died–in the countryside.

Barcelona As You’ve Never Seen It Before

July 19, 2014

The place? Barcelona. The medium? Film. The method? Flow motion — or an incredibly fast-moving short film. Hop from the opera to the Sagrada Familia to the Gothic quarters in seconds. As exhilarating as it is technically immaculate, this video cannot disappoint.

Heaven Is Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

July 8, 2014

Lauterbrunnen Switzerland

With fewer than 2,500 people wandering about the streets of this scenic Swiss village, Lauterbrunnen is the perfect place for those who want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. The town is nearly 800 years old, and the nearest city is Bern, which is about an hour’s drive away.

A Breathtaking Sunset Over Florence, Italy

June 14, 2014

Sunset Over Florence Italy

A living shrine to the marvels of the Renaissance, if Florence’s cultural relics don’t seduce you, its natural scenery certainly will.

A Lovely Timelapse Of Budapest

May 16, 2014

The Eastern European city has seen a host of wars, occupations and conflicts, and yet its beauty has remained largely in tact. Presently, Budapest is home to around 1.75 million people and some of the world’s most fantastic geothermal springs.

Babies In A Divided Berlin

May 9, 2014

West Berliners East Berliners 1961

Berliners show their children the other side of the wall as it begins construction in 1961.