Erika Lawrence

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9 Keto Snacks You Gotta Get from Trader Joe's

Low-carb snacking on-the-go, made easier by one of our favorite stores.<p>If you’re tempted to try the ultra-low-carb ketogenic—or keto—diet (here's …

The Scientific Reason Backpacking Makes You a Better Person

If you’re anything like us, you regularly dream of dropping everything and traveling the world — and for some, that daydream includes walking shoes …

Self-esteem

11 Must-Have Gadgets for Travel Photography, According to Professionals

Whether it’s for your Instagram or to preserve memories, photos are vital to travel. We want to help you take the perfect photo no matter what, and …

Fly Across Niagara Falls on an Exhilarating Zip Line This Summer

While visitors can get great views of Niagara Falls from both the U.S. and Canadian sides of the border, there's a third option that offers the most …

I Stripped Down for a Bath in Japan's Sulfuric Hot Springs — Here's Why You Should Too

In Japan, the bath is not for getting clean.<p>In Japan, home to tens of thousands of mineral-rich onsens (hot springs), hydrotherapy isn’t just an …

The Unknown Part of Anthony Bourdain

“Last time I saw all this, I think it’s fair to say, I was at a turning point in my life,” Anthony Bourdain says before embarking into the Borneo …

Top 5 Writing Skills Every Professional Writer Should Have

In this digital era, every digital marketer should own incredible content writing skills. It is the one necessary skill which can help you succeed in …

Writing

7 Great Quotes from Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain, who passed Friday morning, was a father, chef, writer, and television host that grabbed the minds and hearts of his audience and …

The most underrated coastal towns in Europe to go to before they become touristy

The vertiginous houses of Positano, the white settlements of Santorini and the poetic villages of Cinque Terre might still be some of the most …

Beautiful Small Towns in Europe More Americans Should Visit

So you’ve gone and booked a big ol’ flight across the pond. The siren call of wildly cheap airfares to Europe proved too strong to resist -- you may …

European Travel

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Here's the cheapest place to go on holiday this year

If you're planning a holiday without a budget-breaking bill, this travel news has arrived at the perfect time.Bulgaria has been named the cheapest …

The world's greatest long weekends? 25 incredible microadventures

The notion of adventure traditionally involves a lot of risk, discomfort and excitement, whether in the jungles of Papua New Guinea or the icy emptiness of Antarctica. Many of us enjoy tales of grand adventure and daydream about travelling the world, shunning the daily routine for something more …

11 Unique Things To Do In Paris

Paris is possibly one of the most sought-after cities to visit. With things like the top places to see like the Eiffel Tower, embracing its romantic …

I’m Not Good at Street Photography… I’m Just Not Scared

Today I used Lightroom Mobile to capture images on the street for the first time. I recently remembered that you can sync images from Lightroom …

Street Photography

Canon finally made a retro mirrorless camera... flash drive

Canon may be the leader in DSLRs, but it’s dearly behind Sony and Fuji when it comes to small, portable, and exciting mirrorless cameras. For years, all we’ve wanted is for Canon to mine its heritage for a cool, retro design and offer a compact alternative to its immense DSLRs. It seems the day has …

A Mobile Photo Editing Workflow that Actually Works

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Sometimes you want to be able to …

10 romantic sleeper trains that still survive

Reflex is the First New 35mm Manual SLR Camera Design in 25 Years

Say hello to Reflex, a new 35mm SLR camera that just launched on Kickstarter. It’s the first newly designed manual SLR system camera in over 25 years.<p>…

Cameras

Film classics: Second-hand film cameras

<b>Second-hand film cameras are not only inexpensive, they're also feature-rich and surprisingly capable. John Wad guides you to the best</b><p>Whether you’re …

These 10 beautiful hikes will transport you to another world

Don't forget your camera at home. Norway's best hikes lead to views akin to any description of paradise: cliffs rising from the ocean, waterfalls …

Hiking

How to Enter the Street Photography Zone

After I took a picture of this man, he stole my camera strap. Tokyo, 2017What I love in street photography is getting swept away in the flow of …

This is the Kit This Pro Uses for Travel Photography And Why He Chose It

The dilemma for the travelling photographer is a tough one. What to take, what not to take. Can this lens cover all these situations? Will I need …

How Much It Costs to Take an Epic 2,400-mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is best."<p><i>This story originally appeared on Money.com.</i><p>Back in the 1940s, Nat King Cole was …

The Absolutely Beautiful Town Of Sirmione… In Lake Garda, Italy

Italian lakes (usually found in the North of Italy) are famous the world over! Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda to name just a few are some of …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

11 Ways to Improve Your Travel Writing

<i>This post is a little inside baseball about travel writing. It’s a follow-up to my semi-ongoing series on travel blogging that started with this</i> …

A Photographer’s Guide to Iceland

The popularity of Iceland has exploded in the last few years. After the economic crash ended in 2011, they began to do something they’d never really …

The Quest to Save Vincent van Gogh’s Grave

In 1890, Vincent van Gogh, flattened by depression and loneliness and plagued by financial woes, shot himself in the midst of a wheat field in …

A weekend guide to Cornwall

In the southwest of the UK, Cornwall is a glittering gem of British paradise. Looking at the images of white sandy beaches and turquoise water you’d …