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A new business model for journalists

Translators for Journalists (T4J) is a multilingual marketplace allowing professional journalists to buy and sell content, translated by expert …

3 approaches to video from Bloomberg, WSJ and VGTV

Media outlets have been trying out autoplay, live streaming and longform video, as well as using video on social media to build new audiences and …

BBC Academy - Journalism - Smartphone journalism: Photographs

Smartphone journalism: Photographs<p>Taking pictures on your smartphone is quick and easy. Get tips on how to use an iPhone running iOS 9, or other mobile phones, to take brilliant still images.<p>Have you adjusted your camera's focus before taking the shot? Have you tweaked the exposure to improve the …

10 lessons in online video from The Telegraph

Livestreams and sixty-second explainers stand out as successes at The Telegraph, as online audiences want more personal video content

8 Tips For Improving Your Instagram Photography

Like it or not, there are 60 million new photos uploaded to Instagram every single day. If the iPhone changed digital photography when it was …

Top 8 German Christmas markets

Through a mouthful of mulled wine and piles of presents, Penny Walker tracks down Germany's unmissable festive markets<p><b>Germany</b>'s Christmas markets …

Expert guide to Florence

Essential Information<p><b>British embassy in Rome</b>: 00 39 06 4220 0001; gov.uk<br>Tourist office and information: the main tourist information office is at Via Cavour 1r (00 39 055 290 832, firenzeturismo.it). Open Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm. There are also branches at the train station and the airport<p><b>Emergency</b> …

National Geographic Travel

Travelling the world in a camper van

You don’t have to be a hippy to hit the road in a camper – there are few better ways to see the world, and here's how to get started<p>While exploring …

Why You Should Book Next Year's Family Holiday Now

If you have school-age kids there are some good arguments for booking your holidays well in advance. For a start, it's rare to find late deals during …

Swimming Pools

37 world class walks

Whether you like teetering on mountain ridges or prefer a gentle jaunt along the beach, we’ve found the best wanders the Earth has to offer. Get your …

Hiking

Poppy memorial time-lapse at Tower of London from dawn to dusk

From the first light of dawn to the fall of night, thousands of people come each day to honour the First World War dead at the sea of red ceramic poppies at the Tower of London<p>In the lead-up to Remembrance Day, volunteers have been <b>planting hundreds of thousands of ceramic poppies in the lawn</b> around …

Expert guide to Prague

When you address someone, whether to share a table in a pub or to buy something in a shop, say “<i>dobrý den</i>” for “good day” or “<i>dobrý večer</i>” for “good evening.”<p>Most Czechs in Prague’s centre speak excellent English - but greatly appreciate your attempts at a few phrases of Czech, even if it’s just</i> …

Britain's 20 most accessible tourist attractions

This week Britain’s 20 “most accessible tourist attractions” were named in a joint effort by tourist boards in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.<p>“As these attractions show, it doesn’t take much to make your business more disabled-friendly and I’m urging everyone in the tourism industry …

New luxury hotel openings around the world

8 free things to do in Cardiff

Fancy a cheap break in Wales's capital? We've rounded up Cardiff's best unmissable freebies...<p>1. National Museum Cardiff<p>Situated amongst the …

The 20 most beautiful UK landscapes (according to our experts)

Through the Thailand Jungles, I discovered this

Breaking Bad<p>I finally finished watching the last episodes of this awesome, crazy show! Anyone else out there enjoy it too? I can’t believe that last …

44 wicked things to do in London this weekend – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 12:30 pm, November 7, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment<p>[Photo: Oliver Cohen]<p><i>You may think a week of fantastic fireworks and bonfire events could</i> …

The most romantic hotels for a Mauritius honeymoon

Mauritius, with its miles of beautiful white-sand beaches, backed by lush forests and dramatic volcanic peaks, is made for romance, with some of the best luxury hotels in the Indian Ocean. Private plunge pools, butlers and helicopter transfers are on offer, along with some of the best gourmet …

Dublin city guide

The basics<p><b>Currency:</b> euro<p>Tipping is the norm in restaurants – 10-15 per cent of your bill, if satisfied with the service. Taxi tipping: round up to the nearest euro.<p>Public lavatories – and those in some bars and restaurants – display the Irish names for men and women, “Fir” and “Mná” …

Meeting the Moai of Easter Island

Meet the people who live among the giant heads of Rapa Nui – they're even more fascinating than their archaeological heritage<p>As soon as I walked into …

Prague Photography Tour | National Geographic Student Expeditions

Travel to Prague for 12 days this summer and participate in an in-depth student photography workshop led by a top National Geographic photographer.

Today's #lpfanphoto was snapped by @travelalphas in #Meteora (Μετέωρα), #Kalabaka, #Greece. The World Heritage–listed Meteora (meh-teh-o-rah) is an extraordinary place, and one of the most visited in all of Greece. The massive pinnacles of smooth rock are ancient and yet could be the setting for a futuristic science

11 things British travellers are tired of hearing

Meeting new people is one of the best things about travelling - once you've got past the repetitive small talk that is.<p>Here are a few of the conversations British backpackers quickly grow bored of...<p><b>‘Where are you from?’<br>‘England.’<br>‘Oh, London?’</b><p>No, not everybody who lives in England lives in <b>London</b>. …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime