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Best value destinations for 2015

Bang for your buck and pizzazz for your pound: here’s where to stretch this year’s travel budget until it oozes contentment.<p>1. Tunisia<p>Low prices had just begun to lure travellers back to Tunisia, but a terrorist attack in the capital on March 18 has dealt a blow to the tourism industry’s recovery. …

15 colorful landscape photos from around the world | CNN Travel

7 Ingenious Hacks to Make Hot Chocolate Even Better

What’s better than a steaming mug of thick, creamy hot chocolate on a chilly day? Not much—except maybe a mug scented with cardamom, cinnamon and …

Baroque n stroll: two days in Vienna

As the former HQ of the Hapsburg Empire, the Austrian capital has a flabbergasting stash of cultural and art treasures – more than you could ever hope to see in a lifetime. But with 48 hours on your hands, you can easily take in some of the city’s trophy sights: baroque palaces bejewelled with …

The world's 50 greatest countries – according to you

Costa Rica

The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …

7 Most Challenging Shooting Scenarios and How to Make the Best of Them

We photographers love a challenge. Whether it is contorting ourselves into strange positions to get a macro shot, or trying to soothe a screaming …

Landscape Photography

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

Whisky: the most complex spirit on Earth

Christopher Middleton has learnt that where whisky is concerned, there’s nothing to fear<p>There are people who maintain that whisky is something not so much to be sipped as worshipped. Ignore them, says Charles MacLean, host of the first-ever <b>Telegraph Whisky Experience</b>.<p>Having written 16 books on the …

Minimalism in Urban Photography

For This Shirtmaker, The Dressing Room Is Your iPhone

MTailor, a company that develops an app to sell shirts that fit well without trying them on, has raised a little more than $2 million in venture capital financing. It isn't the first online-focused retail brand, but the technology behind it is quite different.<p>On a Friday morning in San Francisco's …

Week in Review | Nigeria, Dubai, Luxury Homeware, Kering Eyewear, Surf Brands

Just in time for some weekend reading, we recap the week on BoF.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> This week, BoF travelled well beyond the main fashion …

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Composition

With all of the gorgeous new gadgetry coming out this season, it’s easy to get caught up in the shiny, techy part of photography. (New Nikon D810, …

Keira Knightley Says Film Photographers See the Person, Digital Photographers See a Screen

Many of you have already no-doubt heard of Keira Knightley’s recent photoshoot and interview with <i>Interview Magazine</i> [Warning: NSFW], in which she …

Fashion’s B Corporations Blend Business with Social Good

A ‘B Corporation’ is a for-profit company that commits itself to the pursuit of social goals. But can being a B Corp also have business benefits?<p><b>NEW</b> …

How to Improve Your Sales

The ability to sell someone something - whether it's a product, a service, or an idea - is the fundamental skill at the core of many, many jobs in …

Photographer Makes Statement in Minimal Photo Series 'Less is More'

Artist Zoltan Bekefy is quite into landscape and fine art photography. He is extremely passionate about the monochromatic medium and minimalism, …

Selfies Help 'Facebook of Fashion Fit' Cut Online Returns

<b>STOCKHOLM, Sweden —</b> It’s an Internet Age-old riddle: How do you know if clothing you buy online is going to fit and <b>—</b> more important <b>—</b> flatter …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Photography

Master the Art of Panning With These 9 Useful Tips

Panning is a technique where you pan your camera to follow the motion of your subject and render motion blur to the background but capture the …

Week in Review | Alasdair McLellan, Modern Couture, Travel Retail, Lingerie

BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> Everyone has their own fashion story. This week's …

The Three P’s of Lucas Hugh: Product, Positioning, Persistence

With an appearance in blockbuster film The Hunger Games and stockists like Net-a-Sporter, high-end activewear brand Lucas Hugh is poised for growth. …

Brands Invest in ‘New Generation of Materials’

From fashion and apparel giants like Kering, Nike and Uniqlo to Silicon Valley start-ups, a wide range of companies are working to develop a new …

Is Activewear the New Denim?

Much like denim before it, activewear is increasingly being integrated into daily attire and going premium.<p><b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> Gap Inc chief …

Gucci Owner Kering to Consider Buying Sports, Lifestyle Brands

<b>PARIS, France —</b> Gucci owner Kering SA will consider acquiring sports and lifestyle brands in three years, as it assesses the performance of its Puma …

Tamara Hill-Norton of Sweaty Betty on Seizing the Opportunity in Activewear

In the latest instalment of Founder Stories, a series highlighting the personal and professional journeys of fashion’s most dynamic entrepreneurs, …

If You Can Solve This Equation, You’re Ready To Build Your Brand

Driving brand innovation is not easy, but it is simple–solve the Innovation Equation and your brand will grow.<p>Imagine it’s 8th-grade homeroom: the bell rings, and you take your seat. Written on the board is the following:<p><b>X + Y + Z = $</b><p>The teacher walks in and announces that solving this equation is …

Why Your Branded Content Shouldn't Always Be About Your Brand

Creating branded content that doesn’t specifically showcase the brand through its products or services can be a tricky prospect for many businesses. …

The Common Elements of Good Storytelling

Roy Henry is First-Nations, so his culture is one of passing information to the next generation through story. And he does it well. So well, that the handful of times a year he tells stories for a few days in a row, the room is always full.<p>I’ve heard many of his stories more than once. I enjoy …

Why Your Company Must Be Mission-Driven

A clear mission inspires employee engagement, fosters customer engagement, and helps boost company performance -- among other benefits<p>Let's face it, …