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Postcard Perfect: Hotel Region, Montpellier

Postcard Perfect: Hotel Region, Montpellier May 31, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
In the southern French city of Montpellier, many of the hotels have medieval roots, with updates being made during the 16th and 18th centuries. Beyond the hotels, the city itself is full of rich European history, from housing one of the oldest universities in the world, University of Montpellier, to...

Postcard Perfect: Church of Livadia, Crete

Postcard Perfect: Church of Livadia, Crete April 30, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
On the island of Crete – the largest of Greece’s islands – stands the Church of Livadia. It has quite the colorful interior, reflecting Crete’s distinctive culture from the rest of Greece. The island has its own poetry form, Mantinades, along with music and indigenous dancing....

Postcard Perfect: Wangfujing Market in Beijing

Postcard Perfect: Wangfujing Market in Beijing April 13, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Wangfujing, one of Beijing’s most popular and famous shopping streets, is located in the Dongcheng District of the city. The street has long been known for its commercial activities, having existed since the middle of the Ming Dynasty. Food stalls are densely packed along the street, offering a...

Postcard Perfect: Ceiling of the Charbagh Theological School in Iran

Postcard Perfect: Ceiling of the Charbagh Theological School in Iran April 13, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
This magnificent ceiling is located at the Charbagh Theological School in Isfahan, Iran. Once one of the largest cities in the world, Isfahan is still famous for its architecture, which includes mosques, covered bridges, palaces, and boulevards. Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan is even a World Heritage...

Postcard Perfect: Mountaineering in Sichuan

Postcard Perfect: Mountaineering in Sichuan April 11, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
The Sichuan province is one of the major agricultural areas of China, where rice and wheat production is some of the highest in the country. But as can be seen in the photo above, it also offers a glorious landscape, with snow-covered mountains in the winter. In western Sichuan mountainous ranges have...

Postcard Perfect: Spider Sculpture, Tokyo

Postcard Perfect: Spider Sculpture, Tokyo March 5, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
The amazing spider sculpture shown above is the work of artist Louise Bourgeois, and is one of the largest sculptures ever made. Over 30ft high and 33ft wide, a version of the spider named ‘Maman’ can be found in different locations throughout the world, including this one at the Mori Art...

Postcard Perfect: San Francisco’s Ferry Building

Postcard Perfect: San Francisco’s Ferry Building March 1, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
San Francisco’s Ferry Building is an incredible combination of scenic views and culinary treasures. Located directly on the water, it affords pristine views of the Bay Bridge, Alcatraz, and the East Bay. Although ferries do still leave from its pier, the real highlight is the food – the interior...

Postcard Perfect: Girl in Tajikistan

Postcard Perfect: Girl in Tajikistan February 17, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Tajikistan is a small country sandwiched in between Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and China. Most of the population is part of the Persian-speaking Tajik, who shares language and culture with Afghanistan and Iran. The country became independent from the Soviet Union in 1991 and still maintains...

Postcard Perfect: St Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery, Kiev

Postcard Perfect: St Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery, Kiev February 17, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Originally built in the Middle Ages, the Ukrainian St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery stands tall on a bluff in Uppertown, Kiev. The original structure was demolished by Soviets in the 1930s, but the Cathedral was reconstructed in 1999 after Ukraine achieved independence. The architecture of...

Postcard Perfect: Surfing with Dolphins in Santa Monica, California

Postcard Perfect: Surfing with Dolphins in Santa Monica, California February 9, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Just when we thought the idyllic beaches of Santa Monica couldn’t get any better, we saw this incredible shot. Just west of Los Angeles proper, Santa Monica boasts fantastic shopping (and people watching!) on the Third St. Promenade, pristine beaches, and a kitschy-cool boardwalk – making...
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