Photo via PMK/BNC Alexa Vega can currently be seen in the film 23 Blast in theaters now, as well as the hit television series Nashville.
Travel is often depicted as an activity for the young of body, but rarely for the young of spirit. It takes the courage of an old soul to leave the familiar and examine the cultural assumptions that are the foundations of our lives.
Photo: Joe Stump I love getting old. I’m 28, and I much prefer it to being 22. I found a few gray hairs earlier this year; I’ve finally grown a decent beard; and I’m getting carded less and less at bars.
Photo by the author. It was a long trip from Manila to Kalinga: 12 hours by bus, three hours by jeepney, another hour by minivan, and finally, three hours of trekking into the jungle.
Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube About a year ago I was invited by the creators of www.hugeapp.com to make a video that shows New York City in a creative way — as one of the most-photographed and documented cities in the world this was no easy task!
Photo: uclu photosoc I’m something of an accidental strip-club frequenter. I’ve patronized clubs from Vegas’s Spearmint Rhino to a Detroit 8-Mile staple called the Coliseum to the tin-roof patchwork, double-wide glory of the Beehive in Western PA.
Photo: Rodrigo David 1. When you visit another town, you walk into old, abandoned houses because you assume there is a bar inside.
Photo: Jonathan Kos-Read It was my first time in New Orleans. I was in town for an activist conference.
From your kitchen countertop to the Siena Cathedral in Italy, marble is associated with beauty and luxury.
You no longer need to sit through Ewoks to watch drones race through the forest: YouTuber Olivier Yorgandjian and his friends put First-Person View (FPV) Cameras on their quadcopter drones and then raced them through the forest.
For the past few decades, vandalism has slowly been earning a place in the art world, thanks to the rise of street artists like Banksy and the fact that some cities are even encouraging graffiti as a form of public art. Now, young aspiring artists/vandals who have an environmentalist bent can get in on the zeitgeist, too, thanks to moss graffiti.
Photo: JB Dodane Most of us don’t buy into the whole “I’ll-travel-when-I-have-enough-money-to-afford-it” idea.
1. Hiding out at Amangiri in Canyon Point Photo: Steve Jurvetson Like a water-filled uber-minimalist mirage, Amangiri blends right in with its desert surroundings near the Arizona-Utah border.
Photo: Melissa Segal 1. The Artsy Date: artisan craft fair We spend the day strolling through booths of beautifully crafted jewelry and artfully hand-lettered posters, eating our way through samples of homemade jams, cheeses, and momofuku cookies.
Photo: Tom Blackwell Refer to “The North” The North of England has no official definition, but we all know where it starts, just after Birmingham on the M6.
Photo: Cristian Labarca 1. You’ll become immune to, and willingly participate in, PDAs. You used to roll your eyes when you came across a couple canoodling in public.
Photo: Gabriel Louback 1. In any WTF situation, your thumb, index, and middle finger automatically unite and rise.
Photo: Russ Seidel EVERYONE KNOWS THAT PORTLAND’S WEIRD and I am a partisan of keeping it that way, but this is going a little too far.
Photo: Achi Raz That noisy group sitting around the table, sharing a home-cooked meal and speaking something that sounds like guttural French?
IT IS A RARE SIGHT that was captured by British photographer Rod Kirkpatrick on a stormy day in Derbyshire, England.