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A trip of a lifetime: mixing mountains and motorcycles

Careful and detailed planning was the key to a thrilling motorcycle ride around the epic landscapes and historic sites of Peru<p><b>>> Plan for tomorrow so you can live for today</b><p>Mountains and motorcycles are a heady combination. As I brought my bike to a halt high up in the Andes, it wasn’t just the …

How Sonos Completely Changed My Music Listening Habits

Almost everyone uses some form of music streaming service these days and there’s a never-ending list of options: Spotify, Pandora, Deezer, Rdio, Google Play Music and 8tracks are just a few among the ton of services out there. However, you probably have little time to actually listen to all the …

Jamaica's top 10 travel experiences

Jamaica’s lovely landscape – with its crystalline waters, lush banana groves, and sheer mountains – combined with its confident, yet cool reggae demeanor, makes Jamaica an ideal destination for those looking for stunning scenery and a big dose of local culture. Pack your bag and head down to this …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

10 gorgeous places to see in a kayak

Paddle through nature<p>Some travelers go to great lengths to get a unique view, like trekkers who climb to the summit of a mountain in the pre-dawn …

17 Of The Most Unbelievable Places You’ll Find On Earth

Whether natural or man-made, it’s impossible to deny the fantastic beauty and variety of landscapes the world has to offer. The subjects of countless …

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Books to Inspire the Ultimate American Road Trip

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Last May, the two of us set out on the road to work on “America by Night.” Funded in part by a National Geographic Young Explorers grant, the project aimed to explore and document what some Americans do while most others sleep.<p>At this point, we’ve spent more than 100 days …

30 Creative Home Office Ideas: Working from Home in Style

Working from home has become more than a trend. Hard-working people the world over try to find the best way to accommodate a creative and inspiring …

7 Date Colognes Guaranteed To Impress Any Potential Lover

If your Tinder pickup line was an absolute trailblazer and you’ve got a time and date on the books, it stands to reason that your pre-date groundwork …

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The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

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10 Amazing River Trips in North America

Whitewater rafting can spice up any trip, whether you're looking for a pleasant family float or a white-knuckle reunion of college friends. Here's what you need to know as you plan your next raft trip.<p>There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of …

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For Your Next Roadtrip: A Guide to America's Art Parks

The sculpture park is a relatively recent art destination, really flourishing in the 1960s and 70s when artists explored the use of the American …

31 Stunning Pictures Of American National Parks

The National Park Service oversees 401 areas throughout the U.S. and U.S. territories and has nearly 300 million visitors each year.<p>You don't have to be a hiking fanatic to enjoy these places. You can swim, kayak, bird watch, walk, bike, drive, camp, or just relax in the country's national parks.<p>We …

15 moments that define a road trip

As noted by hip-hop band Atmosphere, road trips “become head trips.” It’s as if you’re in your own movie, the constant forward motion lending a …

4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

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Best US Coastal Hikes: Escape The City Hiking 10 Of America's Best Seaside Trails (PHOTOS)

Looking to escape the city this summer? Get away from the urban grind and enjoy some of the stress-relieving benefits of nature with a relaxing weekend trip exploring some of the country's most scenic coastal destinations by foot.<p>Ranging in length and difficulty level from one-mile walks around the …

"Surfers" ($3,000) is a recent work by French artist Thomas Saliot which measures 66.9 x 49.2 inches. Sneak a peek into Thomas' Marakkech studio: http://saatol.us/11SfrvO

The 13 Best Hiking Trails in the World (Photos)

Trail Guide<p>The 13 Best Hiking Trails in the World (Photos)<p>Summer is finally here! Take advantage of the beautiful weather and hike one of the world’s …

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Getting The Image You See In Your Head: Blending vs HDR

Often times when I’m photographing landscapes, the image the camera sees versus the image in my head are quite different. Sometimes that image in my …

A Sneak Peek of the Magical New Shake Reduction Tool Coming to Photoshop

The Internet let out a collective gasp back in October 2011 when Adobe gave an advanced preview of a crazy new image deblurring feature it has been …