Christine Panka

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From Tulips to Coffee Shops: A Guide to Amsterdam

When I was studying in Paris, I took a two week trip around Europe, hitting some of the cities I’ve always wanted to visit. My friends, Adrienne and …

Travel

The 16 Most Beautiful Places in Europe Will Take Your Breath Away

Complete with fairy-tale castles, picturesque seaside retreats, otherworldly natural parks, and charming cities, Europe is full of striking places to …

Castles

Famous Five: Why Italy's Cinque Terre is worth braving the crowds

Italian Insider<p>Set the Mood<p>The sky is cornflower blue, fishing boats bob about on iridescent water and the pastel hues of higgledy-piggledy houses …

11 Reasons to Visit Italy's Amalfi Coast

It may only stretch for 30 miles, but the Amalfi Coast offers enough idyllic beauty and Italian luxury for a standalone trip. Driving its winding seaside roads will take you to charming coastal towns, scenic beaches, villas and gardens, and some of the best hotels in the world. Looking for la dolce …

10 Important Things to Do If There’s a Terrorist Attack While You’re Traveling

When it comes to travel in 2017, 84 percent of people said they are somewhat concerned about their safety, according to a recent survey conducted by …

The Road to Hana is 60 curvy miles of waterfalls, beautiful bridges, and lush forests

The Best Place to Camp in Each Western State

Ready, set, camp<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing, and …

How These 6 Instagram Photographers Got a Million Followers

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IKEA for Grownups: 5 Next-Level Scandinavian Shops

Although we would never want to put an age limit on shopping at everyone's favorite Swedish superstore, a new study by the lending company Earnest …

This Site Can Get You Last-Minute Travel Deals Under $10

Travel<p>By Matt Meltzer Published On 02/09/2017<p>@mmeltrez<p>By Matt Meltzer @mmeltrez Published On 02/09/2017<p>It's only Tuesday. Already you've been chewed …

10 best road trips in the world | CNN Travel

Why your camera brand doesn't matter

A few weeks before Christmas my best friend’s husband rang me:<p>Daniela, I want to buy M a camera. What should I get her?<p>I asked the standard …

Nikon

Tips for Contacting Your Elected Officials

A pleasant greeting goes a long way. Before you dial, you might find it helpful to consider W.W.M.O.S.?, or, "What Would Michelle Obama Say?" If you're very angry, think H.U.W.M.O.B.I.S.W.M.M.A.S.H.T.C.O.O.M.M.?, or, "How Upset Would Michelle Obama Be If She Was My Mother and She Heard That Coming …

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a …

How to design your forever home - that will last for your lifetime

With its open-plan living spaces, level flooring surfaces between inside and out, walk-in wetrooms and generous kitchen with minimal handle-free units, Jacqui Lait and Peter Jones’s house possesses the desirable design features that anyone would put on their wishlist if they were commissioning an …

Our Favorite Reader Photos from the "Street Photography & Urban Landscapes" Assignment

Anyone who has walked the streets with a camera (or a smartphone) has witnessed scenes of everyday life that seem too good to pass up for a …

Kitchen Composure: Small and Easy Upgrades To Organize Your Kitchen

The holidays brought a whirlwind of gingerbread making, holiday cookie decorating, and pies cooling galore. And while all the frosting and sprinkles …

Dollar Store

Sonoma weeHouse, a Beautiful ultra-minimal home

If you are interested in the ultra-minimal home idea, you've come to the right place. What is an ultra-minimal home? Well, take a look at this …

9 Stunning Architecture Photos That Will Make You Want to See the World

When I think about traveling, my mind wanders to two very different places.I think of the beach. I also think about old, ancient buildings.I’m not …

48hrs in Edinburgh - the must-sees for the first-time visitor to Scotland's magnificent capital city

Who wants to be a millionaire? Well, most of us probably wouldn’t object too strongly.<p>On a city break to ­Scotland’s wonderful capital you can at …

Take Control with Back Button Focusing

By default, pressing the shutter button down half way activates the autofocus feature. It’s handy, quick and can lead to some compositional …

Expert Advice: 10 Tips to Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

Waiting for spring can make you as antsy as waiting for Christmas when you were a kid. Will it ever get here? And then it arrives suddenly…and …

Gardening

How to Use Natural Light for Portrait Photography

The single most essential tool for any photographer is light. A good photographer constantly searches for the light that best illustrates a scene or …

The 7 most incredible train trips to take in Europe

If you care more about the journey than the destination, take the scenic route on a luxe European train tour. Get sweeping views of the mountians and hills while you travel in style on these breathtaking train routes.

Mushroom Is the Millennial Pink for Your Home

Here are 10 unique and gorgeous ways to incorporate the elegant color throughout your house.

5 tiny houses we loved this week: from a ‘Craftsman’ stunner to a wheelchair-friendly solution

These are pretty impressive<p><i>2016 was a fabulous year for</i> <i>inventive tiny houses of all stripes</i><i>, and 2017 is already off to a strong start. Here, we catch you up on the</i> <i>latest standout projects</i> <i>you should know.</i><p>Craftsman-style lovers, we got the tiny house for you. Designed by Handcrafted Movement, the …

Arts and Crafts movement

Cool Staircase Designs Guaranteed To Tickle Your Brain

Staircases are almost always focal points for the spaces they are in. It’s in their nature. Whether it’s their look, functionality or something else …

12 of the Best Bars in Amsterdam

Travel<p>Quench your thirst in the city that invented Heineken.<p>Hop on a bike in Amsterdam and pedal in any direction, and you’ll probably wind up at a bar. There are over a thousand of them, tucked into cozy streets, floating on canals, and overflowing into alleyways, each one serving your favorite …

Heineken

The hidden downsides of school 'choice'

Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, turned in a hilariously inept performance at her Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday. …

Education