Photo Story

Our series of photo stories are visual investigations of people, street art, food markets, festivals, architectural splendour (and ruins), found in amazing cities around the world. City life is full of arresting images on every curb and corner, so check out what our photographers have posted recently below…

Words and photos by Chris Osburn. Lagos, Nigeria might not be the first choice for a city break. But, for the intrepid urbanite keen to experience some adventure, this west African mega-city rewards. From dancing the night away to some of the world’s most viciously addictive grooves to sampling the…

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One of New York’s most iconic sights, the High Line, nearly got demolished in the late 90s, but instead was renovated into one of the world’s most unconventional parks… Chris Osburn reports.  Located on Manhattan’s West Side, the High Line Park runs from Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District to…

Continuing our current love-in with Luxembourg, Keven Erickson and Krystyna Dul chronicle the capital’s imposing fortifications, and top tourist attraction, in photos. Behold ‘The Gibraltar of the North’… Taking advantage of the natural rock formations known as the Bock, these impressive feats of engineering overlook the entire city and are…

Lucha libre (Mexican wrestling) might not be to everyone’s tastes but for aficionados of old-fashioned low-brow entertainment, a series of Friday night matches at Arena Mexico is guaranteed fun. With its bulletproof box office window, where you can only see the fingers of the person receiving your money and giving…

This week at Urban Travel Blog we thought we’d feature something a little more fun than usual by publishing photos of some of our favourite cities in (fake) miniature. According to the fount of all knowledge, by blurring parts of a photo it is possible to “simulate the shallow depth…