Karen A Singleton

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Should You Travel To Tokyo Or Osaka?

Though the Tokyo Summer Games are still two years away, there’s still plenty of competition around Japan right now. Tokyo, the host city for the 2020 Games, and Osaka, a beautiful destination where a number of athletes will train, are both vying to win you over. With high-end hotels, diverse …

Japan

The Best Hikes in Hawaii

1 of 10<p>Leahi (Diamond Head)<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Kaena Point<p>3 of 10<p>Kaiwa Ridge/Lanikai Pillbox<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Sliding Sands to Halemauu, Haleakala …

National Parks

A Beginner's Guide to What the Focal Length of a Lens Really Is

We all have a fairly intuitive grasp of what focal length is in relation to taking photos: higher numbers mean more zoom. But what actually is the …

Landscape Photography

8 Composition Tips for Cityscape Photography

Cities are synonymous with a modern, fashionable, and busy lifestyle. Photographing in the city allows a photographer to capture human beings amidst …

Landscape Photography

On Your First Backpacking Trip, Don't Do These Things

Backpacking and camping can be daunting to get into as a beginner—from knowing what to pack, finding a campsite, to knowing how to layer properly—it's hard not to feel like you're the only one if the world who doesn't know how to do it right. But even us here at <i>Outside</i> have made our share of …

Backpacking

9 Onsen in Tohoku Where Men and Women Can Bathe Together

The Tohoku region is known for its beautiful mountains, delicious rice, snowfall and hot springs. What better way to enjoy all of the above than at a</i> …

Japan

20 Minutes Is All You Need For the Best-Ever Baked Chicken Breasts

Picky eaters, kids, and adults alike will approve of this buttery, lemon-pepper baked chicken recipe. I know this, because I am a former picky eater, and my mom made a rendition of this almost every night of my childhood. Back in the '90s, she relied on Lawry's Lemon Pepper to carry the flavor …

Recipes

How to Tell if Your Company's 401(k) Plan Is Any Good

You’ve started a new gig, and in the midst or training videos and introductions to new colleagues, HR has shoved paperwork for the company’s …

Retirement

Astronomers have found a new crop of moons around Jupiter, and one of them is a weirdo

The total is up to 79 now<p>Ten more moons have been confirmed to orbit around Jupiter, bringing the planet’s total known satellite count to 79. That’s the highest number of moons of any planet in the Solar System. And these newly discovered space rocks are giving astronomers insight as to why the …

Astronomy

Everything You Need to Know About the Priority Pass Program

There are many travel rewards cards that offer some form of access to the Priority Pass network of airport lounges, but it’s sometimes unclear what …

Flying

These Hawaiian Bacon Chicken Kebabs Are Dreamy

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

The Pros and Cons of Hiking with Trekking Poles

The Question<p>Have you ever used trekking poles while hiking? If you have, did you notice any difference in your experience on the trail? If you …

Backpacking

Championing British croquet: Lawn care for a perfect lawn

A perfect lawn is a vital factor in a game of croquet, and a croquet lawn requires dedicated lawn care to achieve the perfect finish.Allett prides …

Landscaping

The 8 Best Weight Loss Drinks

When used alongside healthy lifestyle changes, certain beverages are more effective than others at promoting weight loss.<p>Beverages like green tea, …

Nutrition

30 Awesome DIY Projects that You’ve Never Heard of

Do you know what’s great about DIY projects? Everything. When you make items yourself, you can choose projects that suit your tastes, create them in …

Crafting

How You Can Take Better Pictures of Lightning

Getting amazing shots of lightning storms often takes a lot of planning, patience, and long exposure equipment. Photographers who apply these …

Landscape Photography

An Alaska National Park as Big as Connecticut. Annual Visitors? 23,000.

Flying through Lake Clark Pass in a four-seater Cessna 206 (the fifth seat had been removed to make room for baggage), I felt like I had cheated some long-established rule: Visit a National Park on Memorial Day weekend and you’re required to sit in traffic hell for hours. But there are no roads …

National Parks

Three Mistakes to Avoid with Exposure Blending

Natural-looking high dynamic range (HDR) photos like these make a viewer feel like they are looking out of a window at some exotic location. It is …

Landscape Photography

What to Use on the Compost Heap

Organic Gardening Techniques<i>(Companion House Books, 2018) by Nick Hamilton, offers gardeners insight for planting and growing various fruits,</i> …

Gardening

17 Awesome DIY Woodworking Projects ANYONE Can Do

Woodworking is like riding a bike: once you get the hang of it you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it sooner! Trust me, I speak from experience; for the …

Woodworking

The 20 Best Places to Camp in National Parks

Some of the finest places to lay your head are inside our national parks.<p>Thanks to its geysers and grizzlies, the 3,500-square-mile Yellowstone, our …

National Parks

10 of the Best Hiking Trails in Canada

Canada’s got a lot to be proud of, and as the summer months roll in, nowhere is our Northern pride more on display than in the great outdoors, where …

Hiking

The 8 Best Camping Tarps to Buy in 2018

At first glance, a camping tarp can seem simple: a big piece of waterproof fabric, typically square or rectangular, meant to offer a bit of extra …

Backpacking

How to Use Flipboard to Plan a Vacation

As Mark Twain once said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” Lucky for us, in the last 10 years, International travel has doubled in volume, and is forecasted to keep growing until there are 1.8 billion tourists in 2030. With so much riding on the experience it’s no …

Social Media

The Perfect Margarita Recipe

"Mastering the margarita requires a certain amount of practice, but once you dial-in your perfect ratio, it's a really easy cocktail to replicate. …

c:recipes

How to Spend 7 Days Japan That Will Leave You Utterly Inspired

Looking for the ultimate Japan itinerary? We’ve mapped out a seven-day schedule that takes you from Tokyo’s neon-lit streets to Kyoto’s …

Japan