Q+A: Paris Photographer Michael Saint James

In Paris, a bridge is not just a means of getting from A to B. Thirty-seven bridges cross the Seine and together they tell a remarkable tale of the city’s history. Photojournalist Michael Saint James has captured the unique story of the city in his latest coffee table book, Bridges of Paris.The book features over 350 original images of Paris and the bridges that lie at its heart. Travel Edits recently caught up with Michael to find…
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The Fashion Edit: Jordaan Amsterdam

Ice cubes clink into glasses. Bicycle bells clang. Nothing could sound better today on the sun-dappled banks of the Prinsengracht. Beginning at Brouwersgracht, just west of Centraal Station and arching around the Canal Ring between Prinsengracht and Lijnbaansgraacht and up to Leidesgracht, The Jordaan’s narrow canal-side streets are filled with trendy cafés, art galleries and some of the best outdoor markets in the Netherlands. The most well-known of these, Noordermarkt, holds a flea market on…
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Behind the Scenes at Camp Nou

Like Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia or La Boqueria Market, The Camp Nou Experience is regarded as one of Barcelona’s ‘must-see’ attractions. It may not offer the same thrill as watching Messi, Xavi or Puyol (and his hair) playing live, but The Experience gives FC Barcelona fans exclusive access to some of the stadium’s most hallowed spaces, including the terraces, the away team changing room, the players’ tunnel, the dugouts, the press room, the commentators box…
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A Very International Christmas Tree

The Travel Edits Christmas tree is not colour coordinated. It does not showcase a perfect display of tiered bows. Or strategically placed  baubles. Or vertically strung lights. It is more interesting than that. The Travel Edits tree is a jumble of bells, cones, cats, gingerbread men, angels and even eggs. There is method in the apparent madness though. This tree tells a story of distant lands and far off places. Let me deconstruct it for you……
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The Photo Edit: Venice

They say Venice has more artistic masterpieces per square metre than any other place in the world. Believe it. Where else could capture hearts and minds as diverse as Marco Polo, Casanova and Coco Chanel? At first sight, it’s impossible not to fall under its spell. This city is utterly and undeniably fascinating. Founded over 1500 years ago by refugees fleeing from from Attila the Hun, the marshy lands were intended to provide a temporary safe…
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