December 3, 2018

7 Medieval European Sites You Can Actually Visit Today

The Middle Ages makes up a major portion of European art history. Starting with the fall of the Roman Empire in the fifth century and ending with the onset of the Renaissance, this period took place over the course of 1,000 years. During this time, architects, artists, and other creative figures shaped the cities and communes we know and love today.

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November 12, 2018

Shanghai Hotel Submerged in Abandoned Quarry Opens to the Public

Over a decade after it was originally conceived, the ambitious InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel is opening to the public. Located in an abandoned quarry in Songjiang, about 30 miles from the city center, the 337 room hotel features panoramic views and several floors that are submerged underwater. After years of delays, design and engineering modifications allowed construction to go ahead on this one of a kind hotel.

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November 9, 2018

Photographer’s Love of Nature Inspires Him to Capture All the Glorious Ends of the Earth

Photographer and videographer Andrew Studer has a passion for the great outdoors, which he explores through his stunning landscape and travel photography. Having grown up in Oregon, where he’s still based, Studer was surrounded by incredible views of nature. This has translated into a successful career as a commercial photographer and videographer. Studer spends his time traveling, capturing the natural world in all its glory.

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November 4, 2018

Vibrant Photos Immortalize Antoni Gaudí’s Colorful ‘El Capricho’ in Spain

While most of architect Antoni Gaudí‘s masterpieces are found in Catalonia, there is one precious gem that is located in northern Spain. El Capricho is an incredible villa that was built by Gaudí between 1883 and 1885 as the summer residence for a wealthy patron. Also known as the Villa Quijano, the vibrant building is a wonderful example of his early work.

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