Diane Sison

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5 Romantic Cities That Will Have You Falling In Love All Over Again

Everyone knows Europe is intrinsically romantic so we thought we’d uncover some of the continent’s best kept secrets.<p>Unlike some of the more popular …

Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 Rebirth will Bring ‘Soap Bubble’ Bokeh to Modern Cameras

Since Globell Deutschland revived the Meyer-Optik-Görlitz brand, they have been committed to continuing the legendary engineering of lens optics that …

Aviation

Anti-Stress Coloring Book Offers Fun Creative Therapy for Adults

Coloring books geared towards adults are a fun way for people to unwind from the stresses of everyday life. Grown ups can step away from their computer screens and simply focus on coloring inside the lines, which is often seen as a meditative and relaxing experience. The newly-released <i>Creative</i> …

Drawing

What 8 Hotels in Cyprus Can Tell Us About Tourism's Impact

Finding a destination suffering from the impacts of mass tourism doesn’t require a large-scale man-hunt, unfortunately.<p>Venice, Italy, for example, …

Hospitality

Samsung may unveil Galaxy Note 5 early to beat new iPhone

The new Note 5 smartphone from Samsung could be announced in August instead of September in an attempt to outshine Apple's next iPhone, says the Wall Street Journal.<p>Watch out Apple. Samsung may bump up the due date for its Galaxy Note 5 supersized smartphone.<p>The Korean company will move up the …

Galaxy Note

How I Built Myself a Large Format 4×5 Monorail View Camera

I’ve been taking photos all of my life. Something that I realize now started from a young age: I’ve been genetically disposed with bad eyes, but it …

Nikon D810A: An astrophotographer's perspective

<i>Viking Lights.</i> <i>L'anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland, Canada.</i> <i></i><i>Nikon D810A, Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 lens @ 14mm. Sky: Single shot at ISO 3200, f/2.8, 1 second.</i> …

Milky Way Galaxy

What's the Difference Between Ambient Light and Flash?

The Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT Brings Radio-Based Wireless Capabilities

Canon just announced the successor to the Speedlite 430EX II flash. The new Speedlite 430EX III-RT is the first flash in the 430EX line to offer …

A Glimpse Into How the Fujifilm X-T10 is Made

Fujifilm just published this 3-minute-long behind-the-scenes video that offers a glimpse into the manufacturing process for the X-T10 mirrorless …

Primer: Using Frequency Separation in Photoshop For Basic Skin Retouching

Photoshop contains a world of post-production tools that photographers can use to bring their works of art to life. Today, we are taking a look at …

Tutorials

The Top 8 Pitfalls of Shooting Weddings and How You Can Avoid Them

Here’s an 8.5-minute video in which wedding photographer Susan Stripling shares her top 8 pitfalls of shooting weddings, and tips that can help …

Landscape Photography

5DS Handed Highest DxOMark Score for a Canon, But Still Trails Nikon and Sony

DxOMark published its sensor test scores for the 50.6-megapixel Canon 5DS and 5DS R DSLRs today, and the news is both good and bad for Canon …

Cameras

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

Portuguese photographer André Vincent Gonçalves started out taking snapshots of colorful windows in his native Évora; his "Windows of the World" project has since grown—and gone viral. Gonçalves spoke to Conde Nast Traveler about the windows that inspire.<p>Évora, Portugal<p>André Gonçalves grew up in …

European Travel

Apple's next iPhone will have a Force Touch display, says WSJ

<i>The Wall Street Journal</i> is reporting today that the next iPhone, ostensibly known as the iPhone 6S, will include a Force Touch display, similar to the screen currently used on the Apple Watch. This report backs up an earlier <i>9to5Mac</i> report from May.<p><b>Read next:</b> The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus review.<p>A Force …

Wall Street

Traveler Help Desk: We Answer Your Travel Questions

Consider this your personal travel hotline. We tackle your vacation dreams and conundrums, enlisting the expertise of our editors and travel experts. Give us a shout with your travel questions anytime on Twitter (@cntraveler) or on Facebook (#travelerhelpdesk).<p>The travel specialists mentioned above …

Why Big Hotel Brands Need to Act More Like Airbnb

The big hotel brands can do a lot more to elevate the whole “local” trend by recommending apps and web-based platforms that guide guests to local …

Adventures in Hobbitland: Cinematic New Zealand

In <b>New Zealand</b>, even a nondescript cutting in the woods can lead somewhere extraordinary. That magnetic pull to see what’s around the next bend, whether sparkling glacier or primeval forest, is my favorite thing about the country—its “round-the-corner-ness,” as I call it.<p>Here on a sheep farm on the</b> …

The 10 top international airlines, according to travelers

Top Airlines in the World was one of the big awards. To determine the winner, Travel + Leisure surveyed its readers and collected data on a host of parameters including cabin comfort, in-flight service, customer service, value, food, and loyalty programs.<p>The long-running travel magazine also handed …

Air New Zealand

9 reasons to head straight to small-town Germany

1. It’s like getting to board a medieval time machine.<p>Take walking down the winding streets of Esslingen, for example. Your feet start to ache as …

European Travel

Up Your Instagram Game on this Greenland Photography Trip

Greenland, the world’s largest island, is 80 percent ice—a challenging, elemental land where the largest city houses less than 17,000 people and …

Greenland

23 pictures that show why travelers voted Kyoto the best city in the world

This year, for the second time in a row, travelers voted Kyoto, Japan, to be the best city in the world.<p>Kyoto — Japan's imperial capital for over 1,000 years — is full of incredible temples, parks, and markets that make it a favorite with travelers.<p>These photos show why Kyoto was named the world's …

Japan