Category archives: Travel

Copenhagen on the Cheap

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Before my friend and I decided to visit Copenhagen, Denmark we looked into costs and decided we could just about manage a four day trip. "I'm literally packing pasta", my friend said, "because the blog I read said you couldn't get a sandwich for less than £20". A colleague at work told me alcohol was ridiculously expensive, and if we wanted to drink we ough[...]

Travelling Mother and Daughter: Interview with Isabelle Von Coels

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German-born Isabelle (Isi) Von Coels was twenty six years old when her daughter, Kim, was born, and throughout Kim’s childhood, Isi travelled as a single mum to South America, Australia and other places around the world. Kim recently had her own child, Xahli, and spends time between Isi's home in Portugal, New Zealand and Glastonbury, UK. Now Isi is a grandm[...]

Only in China

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Jostled up against the northern bank of the Sham Chun River, the dividing line between China and Hong Kong, lies the adolescent city of Shenzhen. Both the city and its average inhabitant, are under 30 years of age, and in these three short decades this city has packed in the type of socio-economic and cultural development that has taken most European cities [...]

Photographer Interview: Ioana Cîrlig

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Ioana Cîrlig is a twenty seven year-old Romanian photographer, whose images document the country's landscape and its people; haunted by the remnants of industrialisation. Firstly, tell us a little about yourself and what you do. I studied Cinematography in Bucharest and worked for a few years as a staff photographer for a newspaper before deciding to ded[...]

Advice for an Aspiring Hiker

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Hiking is great, the fresh air, the exercise, the freedom, the escape from the hectic pace of modern life. A long distance hike can help slow your mind down, giving you some space to think, time to sort through the million ideas buzzing round your brain, time away from the constant beep of emails, texts, facebook and all the other distractions we have grown [...]

Getting Started, Getting Here

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"That's it," I said, sitting back and looking round at my friends. "That's what I'm going to do. I'm going to live in the woods". It was the early autumn of 2012, three of us sat in my friend's room having just watched 'Into the Wild'. The other two agreed enthusiastically. Phrases like "it would be great", "totally amazing" and "me too!" were thrown aroun[...]

Coober Pedy: The Underground Town

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As companies like CoeLux are creating artificial skylights to allow the real possibility of creating underground skyscrapers in the future, Coober Pedy, an opal mining town in South Australia, has been living underground for almost a century. Despite being inhabited by aboriginals, the small town was officially founded in 1915 by a man called Willie Hutchis[...]

A Photographic Journal: Hitchhiking Europe

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I became lost trying to define myself as a photographer as my priorities changed resulting in a shift from fashion-photography I had been dedicatedly pursuing prior. In February 2013 I was sat in the passenger seat of a car in Lithuania when I discovered an image of soviet architecture through the car windscreen. Two months later I was stood at the side of[...]

Looking for Wonderland: American Observations

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This beautiful series is made all the more enjoyable in the form a 124 page book Looking for Wonderland. Books are without a doubt one of the most satisfying ways of observing photographic work, arguably beaten only by framed archival prints. Scrutinising images on a computer screen is a far reach from the joys of touching the images in a well-produced pho[...]

Photographer Interview: Francesca Beltran

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What’s your story?  Describe your practise in a nutshell. In a nutshell, I have always been obsessed with music and traveling, and my work is the result of my attempt to incorporate these two passions into my professional life. Photography has always been my way to capture the world around me and to express myself creatively but it took me a while to look a[...]

Ice Cream: An experimental journey into the Mexican unknown

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"There's a gringo in town who's delivering icy hot vibes… Silhouetted by a monolithic mansion with rolling waves of pleasure. High atop El Patron a girl sits lost, lonely, and bewildered. Beyond the horizon a maiden approaches. Their union is imminent, reborn within another. Together, the journey begins…. ahhh… que' linda." Follow Globe on Twitter: @globe[...]

A Photographic Journal: Tainan

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During my time in Taiwan I spent as much time as possible exploring with my Hasselblad. It was the first time I had taken my camera out properly since quitting fashion photography and it gave me a reason to truley explore this new, bizarre country, more thoroughly than I would have done otherwise. A lot of these images were taken during Taoist rituals and c[...]

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