JEN ➖ TRAVELS (@suitcaseandblueskies) — 📍California & The World
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Are you familiar with this stunning jewel in the heart of downtown Los Angeles?
Are you familiar with this stunning jewel in the heart of downtown Los Angeles? Yes! It is one of Frank Gehry’s magnificent collections, just like the one in Bilbao, Spain, which is The Guggenheim Museum. Make sense now? • Let me share with you one interesting fact about this Los Angeles masterpiece. • After Walt Disney Concert Hall’s 2003 construction, few design modifications were made on the building’s exterior. The Founders Room & Children’s Amphitheater were built with highly polished mirror-like panels. The reflective qualities of the surfaces were amplified by the concave sections of the Founders Room walls. Some residents around the neighboring condominiums suffered glare caused by sunlight that was reflected on these surfaces, and concentrated in a manner similar to a parabolic mirror. • The heat coming from the glare, apparently has made some condo units warm, which has spiked up the air-conditioning costs of the residents, and created hot spots on adjacent sidewalks of as much as 140 F (60 C). (Pretty warm, isn’t it? 😬). The risk of traffic accidents went up as well, due to the blinding sunlight reflection from the polished surfaces. Subsequent to the complaints from the neighborhood, Gehry Partners had come up with a solution. They had some computer analysis of the building surfaces, which identified the offending panels. Ultimately in 2005, they were dulled by slightly sanding the panels to eliminate the unwanted glare. • Learned something new today, huh?! 😊 • • #travellershouts#exploreshareinspire#roamtravels#timeoutsociety#welltraveled#thediscoverer#worldtravelbook#losangeles_la#archi_features#creative_architecture#lovetheworld#sharetravelpics#bestintravel#sidewalkerdaily#athomeintheworld#postcardplaces#youmustsee#citykillerz#urbanandstreet#heatercentral#streetmobs#streetactivity#streets_vision#rawurbanshots#streetshared#streetdreamsmag#cityscape#ig_masterpiece#travelholic
05.12.2018 07:27:28
Sunsets like this cause chills in my spine! And standing to watch this spectacul
Sunsets like this cause chills in my spine! And standing to watch this spectacular sky display just always makes you speechless! The only enhancement I did on this photo is the nature hdr (+50) on Snapseed app. The pink & blue hues are as real as you can see. • • Photo taken - Saturday, 03 November 2018 • • #california#socal#huntingtonbeach#surfcity#pacificcoasthighway#caligrammers#sunsets#sunset_pics#sunset_love#sky_brilliance#ig_color#ig_travel#travelblogger#travel_drops#flashesofdelight#travelstoke#hello_worldpics#beautifulmatters#skysultans#nature_brilliance#passiontravel#passionpassport#openmyworld#beachfront#tv_clouds#outdoors#colorsofnature#jj_skylove#iphonexsmax
10.11.2018 15:28:09
Italian treats anyone? 😋

If have explored the grounds of Cattedrale di Santa Ma
Italian treats anyone? 😋 If have explored the grounds of Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, chances are, you might have ran into this very chic looking pastry shop, CANNOLI SICILIANI. It’s hard to miss this place because it’s situated right on the side of the cathedral. For those who are visiting Florence in the future, grab some of their cannolis! They’re delightful indeed! 😋👌🏼 • • Photo taken - Thursday, 31 May 2018 • • #firenze#italianfood#italia#italytrip#florenceitaly#igeurope#travel_drops#europe_vacations#cannolisiciliani#pastries#prettylittlething#tv_europe#instafood#travelblogger#travelmore#beautifulmatters#pursuewhatislovely#pursueprettythings#hello_worldpics#travelstoke#sharetravelpics#condenast#jetsetter#luxurytravel#jj_mobilephotography#all_my_own#flashesofdelight#cattedraledisantamariadelfiore
30.10.2018 02:29:37
Who wouldn’t be mesmerized by the intricacies of this cathedral? Even all its do
Who wouldn’t be mesmerized by the intricacies of this cathedral? Even all its doors are exhibiting such bold statements! Without any exaggeration, I probably have taken hundreds of images of it. And browsing through them on my gallery, creates a certain feeling of falling in love over & over again! This Gothic architectural style is absolutely marvelous! Too bad, I can only post a few! If you have not been here, it’s time for you to save up and plan a trip soon! • • Photo taken - Thursday, 31 May 2018 • • #darlingescapes#globelletravels#wetravelgirls#inspiringwanderers#iamtb#travellingthroughtheworld#travelingpost#travelcommunity#travelpassion#travelerlife#instatravelgram#travelshots#letsgoeverywhere#openmyworld#justbackfrom#living_destinations#bestdiscovery#hello_worldpics#awesome_phototrip#europestyle_#loves_united_europe#ok_europe#florence#firenze#duomofirenze#best_worldplaces#iloveitaly#amazingitaly#postcardsfromtheworld
23.10.2018 03:49:46
VENI. VIDI. AMAVI.
We came. We saw. We loved.

Anyone would not pass an opportun
VENI. VIDI. AMAVI. We came. We saw. We loved. Anyone would not pass an opportunity, to have a photo taken in front of this magnificent Italian Gothic cathedral, which happened to be the fourth largest church in the world. The colorful marble facade is absolutely one of a kind! You can’t help but to marvel and fall in love with its stunning architectural design! • • Photo taken - Thursday, 31 May 2018 • • #mylpguide#travelinsider#travelhappy#livelovetravel#womenwhotravel#shetravels#pinktrotters#fodorsonthego#theglobalwanderer#travelinglady#girlsabroad#sheisnotlost#meettheworld#traveltoexplore#keeptraveling#globetrotting#traveldreamseekers#gltlove#traveltagged#italia_super_top#italia_super_pics#best_italiansites#topeuropephoto#discovereurope#europegram#travelshoteu#tv_europe#beautifulcities
19.10.2018 17:58:33
This is a charming medieval town located in Italy’s central Tuscany region, call
This is a charming medieval town located in Italy’s central Tuscany region, called Siena. We just happened to bump into this beautiful city, on a rainy day last summer. The rain may have deterred us from exploring this beautiful place. However, there’s no reason for me not to come back next time and discover more of it’s amazing history. • • Photo taken - Wednesday, 30 May 2018
04.10.2018 01:53:34
An African safari wouldn’t be complete, if there are no presence of these large
An African safari wouldn’t be complete, if there are no presence of these large mammals. Though they’re not out in the wild where you can drive your car, but you can still see them roaming and playing inside a big fence. If you happen to visit in the early afternoon, you’ll get a chance to see them perform at the elephant show, which is one of the main attractions in the Hamilton’s African Lion Safari. • • Photo taken - Sunday, 02 September 2018
01.10.2018 04:13:57
Those long neck animals are quite a charmer, aren’t they? 😊
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If or when you vis
Those long neck animals are quite a charmer, aren’t they? 😊 • If or when you visit the African Safari in Ontario, Canada, giraffes are one of those beautiful animals that you’re gonna see. And if you are interested in interacting with them... like feeding them, you need to book a tour, months in advanced to get a spot for this exciting experience. • • Photo taken - Sunday, 02 September 2018
27.09.2018 14:39:05
Who says you need to go to Africa to see these wild beauties, out and about? Do
Who says you need to go to Africa to see these wild beauties, out and about? Do you know that there’s an African Safari park located, just about an hour northwest of downtown Toronto? Yes, there is! They’re not open whole year round, but you can surely visit them in the summer months! It’s within reach for those who are from the North American continent! • • Photo taken - Sunday, 02 September 2018 • • #nature#africansafari#nature_good#animals#lions#ig_nature#nature_sultans#nature_brilliance#motherearth#planetearth#superhubs#natureshots#natureseekers#doyoutravel#adventurer#wildlifeplanet#travelzoo#wildernessculture#jungle#awesomeearth#natureatitsbest#igpassport#theworldisyours#theworld_thru_youreyes#exclusive_wildlife#exclusive_sky#skyporn
22.09.2018 01:52:35
Just random photos of downtown Toronto. 
Have you guys been here? I would say, i
Just random photos of downtown Toronto. Have you guys been here? I would say, if I were to move out of the United States and pick one great city to live comfortably, downtown Toronto would be on top of my list! Why? Simply because Toronto is a dynamic, clean, modern and beautiful metropolis, that caters to multiculturalism and inclusiveness. With the exception of sales tax and gas price (pardon me 😬✌🏼), this would have been one of the best urban places to live in the world! • • Photo taken - Saturday, 01 September 2018 • • #exploreeverything#exploremore#explore#urbanphotography#urban_shots#urban_landscape#skyscraper#city_landscape#skyline#instapassport#places_wow#igcity#citytravel#postcardexchange#beautifulcity#amazingviews#tv_living#exploretocreate#dowtowntoronto#torontoontario#traveldeeper#bbctravel#prettycities#architecturelovers#travelguide
20.09.2018 03:34:04
Did you guys know that University of Toronto was the birthplace of insulin and s
Did you guys know that University of Toronto was the birthplace of insulin and stem cell research, and was the site of the first practical electron microscope? And by a significant margin, the UT receives the most annual scientific research funding of any Canadian university. Academically, it is widely acknowledged as one of the best universities in Canada, with particular praise reserved for its research performance. And with its amazing campus, shown on my collection of images, who would not be enticed to attend this school? Beautiful, place isn’t it? • • Photo taken - Saturday, 01 September 2018 • • #aroundtheworld#theworldguru#travelandlife#letsgoeverywhere#traveldiary#tlpicks#travelawesome#traveldreamseekers#culturetrip#athomeintheworld#tv_travel#tv_landscapes#tv_pointofview#transfer_visions#jj_indetail#from_your_perspective#jj_mobilephotography#neverstoptraveling#thevisualscollective#sidewalkerdaily#explorecanada#ohcanada#unlimitedcanada#lonelyplanet#discovering#arkiromantix#exploretheunknown
20.09.2018 01:53:03
Do you know that graffiti word was derived from the Italian word GRAFFIO, which
Do you know that graffiti word was derived from the Italian word GRAFFIO, which means “scratch”; GRAFFITI is “incised inscriptions,” plural but often used as singular. It has a long history, dating back in the 16th century when markings were found at Ancient Roman ruins in the remains of Mayan City, some rocks in Spain, and even on Medieval English churches. • Graffiti are forms of visual communication, which are more frequently done illicitly, involving the unauthorized marking of public space by an individual or group. Although the common image of graffiti is a stylistic symbol or phrase spray-painted on a wall by a member of a street gang, some are not gang-related. They can be understood as antisocial behaviour performed in order to gain attention or as a form of thrill seeking, but it also can be understood as an expressive art form. And in my opinion, this particular one that I took from one of the narrow alleys of Kensington Market in downtown Toronto, the person or people is/are simply depicting his/their artistic side! You be the judge. 👍🏼 • • Photo taken - Saturday, 01 September 2018 • • #graffiti_art#graffiti_of_our_world#artistsoninstagram#art_dailydose#streetart#streetstyle#streetportrait#streetphoto#gameoftones#wallart#wallsofinstagram#canada_pic#ontariocanada#toronto_insta#visitcanada#canada_photolovers#ig_canada#canadagram#instacanada#igcanada#travelbug#traveltheworld#instatraveling#instapic#travel_photography#citypicz#iamatraveler#wanderlust_tribe
15.09.2018 21:16:58
As balconies bristle with tree branches and sunshine dapples the leaves of thous
As balconies bristle with tree branches and sunshine dapples the leaves of thousands of plants, two apartment buildings in the heart of Milan have almost disappeared under layers of lush forest. • These towers are the Bosco Verticale or Vertical Forest, designed by Milanese star architect Stefano Boeri. They use more than 20,000 trees and plants to adorn the high-rise buildings from top to bottom. The skyward forest, dominate the skyline in the northern Italian city, which has served its purpose of rehabilitating Milan’s historic district, between Via De Castillia & Confalonieri in Porta Nuova, which is known to be the richest business district in Europe. • Cherry, apple and olive trees spill over balconies alongside beeches and larches, selected and positioned according to their resistance to wind and preference for sunlight or humidity. Opened in 2014, the Vertical Forest won the prestigious Frankfurt International Highrise Award, and the Chicago Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat named it Best Tall Building Worldwide. Pretty cool huh? Have you guys seen such buildings like these? • • Photo taken - Monday, 28 May 2018 • • #architecture_best#modernarchitecture#facade#facadelovers#skyscraper#urbanlandscape#cityview#jj_architecture#cityscape#topeuropephoto#travel_europe#igtravel#passionpassport#milanitaly#ig_milan#worldpics#mytinyatlas#prettycities#euro_shots#travelholic#citypicz#getoutside#urbanphotography#postcardsfromtheworld#landscapephotography#trees#citylandscape#italy_photolovers
12.09.2018 02:29:28
The empty streets of Milan. If the streets of Los Angeles are like these on a da
The empty streets of Milan. If the streets of Los Angeles are like these on a day to day basis, it would have been easier to stroll around LA everyday, without batting through road congestions! Have you been to Milan? If so, what can you say about this city? • • Photo taken - Monday, 28 May 2018 • • #bestcitybreaks#milano_bestphoto#lensculturestreet#topeuropephoto#loves_italy#street_vision#beautifulcity#beautifuldestinations#bestworldpics#top_world_photo#topeuropephoto#map_of_europe#map_of_italy#urbanlandscape#tv_pointofview#architecture_view#travel_europe#travelchannel#travel_drops#jj_streetshots#tv_buildings#ig_captures#globetrotter#global_capture#wanderlust#italy_photolovers#ig_italy#doyoutravel
09.09.2018 19:24:29
Whether they are cathedrals, castles, residential & government buildings, museum
Whether they are cathedrals, castles, residential & government buildings, museums or even shopping centers (as depicted on my photo), architectural styles & designs all across Europe will always leave you mesmerized! And for instagram posting purposes, whether you edit a photo with vibrant or black & white hues, you still can never go wrong regardless of the colors you choose to display. • • Photo taken - Monday, 28 May 2018 • • #archi_features#ic_architecture#ig_architecture#travel_captures#travel_drops#ig_travel#worldtravelpics#rsa_travel#thebest_capture#beautifuldestination#wu_europe#igeurope#bnw_zone#bnw_diamond#bnw_demand#bnw_captures#rsa_bnw#jj_blackwhite#bnw_of_our_world#topeuropephoto#bestworldpics#italy#bbctravel#loves_italia#streetphotography#travelmore#tlpicks#europe
05.09.2018 21:42:08
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