Author Profile: Kristen Schoeck

Run The Atlas

Hello! I am a travel blogger and photographer. I travel around the USA to different cities and national parks, as well as international destinations in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Enjoy!

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Photography Tour of Havana Cuba

Photography Tour of Havana Cuba

Havana, Cuba

Havana is lively, expressive, soulful, and filled with eye candy, including colorful cars in every direction, architecture, and plazas. We took a nine day people-to-people tour of Cuba and cover the top sights to...   view more

Japan - a Photographic Journey Kyoto Part 2

Japan - a Photographic Journey Kyoto Part 2

Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto is a dynamic and historic city with some of the most scenic landscapes and temples. Follow me as I cover the major sights to photograph including Kinkakuji Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine, and Kiyomizu...   view more

Top Places to Photograph in Reykjavik

Top Places to Photograph in Reykjavik

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik is the northernmost capital city in the world with colorful rooftops and a quaint small-town feel. It is notable for its harbor with daily whale watching boat trips and northern lights excursions. Follow me as I cover the top places to photograph during a winter trip to...   view more

Scandinavia Photo Tour Part 1 - Oslo

Scandinavia Photo Tour Part 1 - Oslo

Oslo, Norway

This Memorial Day break, I headed to Scandinavia for five days to see Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. The month of May happens to be the perfect time to visit Norway as the weather is particularly sunny with long days and even longer...   view more

Mexico City Travel Guide - Top 15 Places to Photograph

Mexico City Travel Guide - Top 15 Places to Photograph

Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City is the cosmopolitan capital of Mexico that is home to 22 million people, a vibrant culinary scene, rich Aztec and colonial heritage, archaeological sights, and many...   view more

Top Places to Photograph in Oaxaca Mexico

Top Places to Photograph in Oaxaca Mexico

Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca is one of Mexico's most unique states, noted for its rich traditional heritage and diverse ethnic population, as well as for its artistic, cultural, and culinary treasures. Below are the top ten sights to photograph in this...   view more

Jogja - Top Places to Photograph

Jogja - Top Places to Photograph

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

I just returned from a whirlwind trip to Java, Indonesia. Jogja offers exquisite temples, culture, music, and tradition that is unmatched by other cities in the region. Let's explore...   view more